The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

Southern Area Easter Camp

Southern Area’s traditional Easter Camp was held this year at Butcher’s Coppice Campsite near Bournemouth, with Cubs, Scouts, Senior Scouts and Rover Scouts from 1st Earley, 1st Kingswood and 1st Reading being joined by 5 guests from our WFIS friends in Berlin.

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This summer, one of the B-PSA's Rover Squire's will be taking on a mounmental challenge in support of the Meningitis Research Foundation......



Baden-Powell's Birthday Hike

image003In honour of our founder, Lord Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Whittingham BP Scout Group set themselves a huge challenge – a 20km hike across 12 summits in the Cheviot Hills, with an overall climb of nearly 1000m in the week of his birthday!

Patrol Leader’s Training Course

P3030043Early March saw 28 Patrol Leaders and Second’s from across Northumbria gather in North Yorkshire to explore their roles as junior leaders within their Scout Troops.


In December 2011, Rover Scouts gathered in the Lake District for a weekend of outdoor activities .


Rover Scouts attempt to ascend the three of the Lake District’s 3000ers in a continuous round.


This summer Beavers from all over Northumbria gathered in the Ingram Valley for a day full of fun and adventure.

Where do Air Scouts meet? In an airplane of course!

Over the years Scouts have met in some very strange places, but B-PSA Air Scouts at Fakenham-Lancaster are taking on a new challenge – to recycle an airplane into their own Scout Hut!