Welcome to the Baden-Powell Scouts' AssociationThe B-PSA UK is an independent Scout Association with membership in the World Federation of Independent Scouts and dates back to the foundations of Scouting in 1907. The Aim of our Association is, as stated by B-P himself, to promote good citizenship and wholesome physical, mental development; and training in habits of observation, discipline, self-reliance, loyalty, and useful life skills.
In 2011, the B-PSA launched the following new initives to grow our charity;
- The Outdoor Training Bursary; at present we are training our leaders in rock climbing, mountaineering, caving, canoeing, cycling and even food hygine!
- The appointment of a new fundraising advisor - more details on this soon
- All of our internal training courses for our leaders are now free
- We are subsidising some of our leadership training courses for young people
We are continuing our mission with the following efforts:
- The outdoor Training Bursary is now a rolling programme - apply whenever you like! Download the application form!