What is a Scout Active Support unit?SAS Title

Scout Active Support units welcomes men and women aged 18 and over and of all interests, abilities and backgrounds. There is no requirement to have been involved in Scouting or Guiding before joining. All that is required is a willingness to volunteer some time to support Scouting. To be a member of a Scout Active Support Unit, you must become a Member or an Associate Member of The Scout Association.

Scout Active Support is a way for adults to volunteer some time to Scouting in a flexible way that suits them. Its a resource for managers of local Scouting including Group Scout Leaders, District Commissioners and, to use in which ever way is required.

Active Support units around the country regularly get involved in event organisation and support, adventurous activity provision, fundraising, supporting Section Leaders, providing both social activities for Districts and Counties and skills based sessions and training. In fact 'active support' can be just about anything, the list is endless, below are a few examples.

More infomation on Scout Active Support can be found on theses pages or join one of Durham County Active support units.

Durham County support units Information can be found at Friends of Moor House active supportand Events Team web pages


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