Information For Parents

If you’re a parent who’d like to know more about what your child would do as a Scout, then you’re in the right place!

West Lancs Scouts offers fun, challenge and adventure for young people aged 6 – 25, right across the region of West Lancashire from Ormskirk in the south to the north of Lancaster. You’ll probably find a Scout group or Explorer Scout unit within a couple of miles of your house. You can find out if we are in your area by visiting our Find a Scout Group page.

Scouting is split into 5 youth sections, these are:

  • Beaver Scouts (aged 6-8)
  • Cub Scouts (aged 8-10)
  • Scouts (aged 10-14)
  • Explorer Scouts (aged 14-18)
  • Scout Network (aged 18-25)

Click Here To Register an Interest in a Young Person Joining Scouting

If you’d like to know more about what our young people get up to and why they love being a Scout, then watch our short video below to find out why Scouting is growing all over the UK.

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