Join Us on Chelmsford High Street for this year’s VOLFEST!

On Thursday 6 June, Chelmsford Scouts will be attending this year’s VOLFEST event on Chelmsford High Street to celebrate #VolunteersWeek, with over 50 feel good activities, information, music and fun. Whether a day, a month or a lifetime commitment, whatever time and…

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Recognising our volunteers – December 2023

Our latest round of awards for our volunteers

Roughly once per quarter, we take the opportunity to recognise some of our volunteers who have consistently given service over and above that which is expected within their role. You can find out more about the awards and their requirements…

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Our move to team-based Volunteering

Part of our work towards improving our volunteering culture

Nationally, The Scouts have embarked on a massive programme of transformation, all aimed at improving our volunteer culture. A large part of this is a move from role-based to team-based volunteering – making it easier and more flexible for our…

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Our new website

New functionality and easier to use

We’re excited to launch our District’s new website which we hope will be more useful to parents of existing and potential young members as well as our dedicated team of volutneers. Launched to coincide with the first stage of Chelmsford’s…

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Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) 2023

Beavers, Cubs & Scouts earning their communications badge

Imagine speaking to other Scout groups across the world? That’s what over 120 Beavers, Cubs and Scouts did on the weekend of 21st and 22nd October when they took part in the annual JOTA–JOTI event and earned their Communicator badges….

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Transforming our volunteer experience

We want to make volunteering with Scouts easier and more fun, so that we can attract and retain more volunteers, resulting in more young people gaining Skills for Life! Read on for details of what this means, or take a…

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