Skills for Life


A 1st Bookham Scout is prepared to face the world…

Welcome to 1st Bookham

The Group is one of six within Leatherhead Scout District, which comprises Leatherhead itself and the surrounding villages of Ashtead, Bookham, Effingham and Fetcham.

The Group celebrated its centenary in 2009, and currently has over 200 members. It operates two Beaver Colonies, two Cub packs, two Scout troops, has a ‘partnership’ agreement with an Explorer Unit and an association with a core group of Network Scouts.

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The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls