Skills for Life

Scouting actively engages and supports young people and adults in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

Welcome to 18th Dorking

First established in 1929, we are a long established, diverse Scout group based on the fringes of the beautiful Holmwood Common, run by a welcoming and enthusiastic volunteer adult team with a collective ethos to have fun, whilst learning new skills and to develop characterful young people within our community.

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Adult volunteers

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