Boy Scouts

LOOK: The New Scout Badges

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Comedy

The Scout Association has unveiled a new set of activity badges - and we have to say, they really do reflect modern life... (Images: PA)...

Scouting for All

Wayne Bulpitt | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK
Wayne Bulpitt

As part of a major review of what Scouting does and how it operates - the fourth in the history of our Movement - we asked our membership whether we should offer an additional alternative Promise to this group. The overwhelming response was that we should.

Jessica Elgot

Boy Scouts To Allow Atheists For The First Time In 106 Years (VIDEO) | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK

Atheists will now be able to join the Scouts for the first time in the association's 106 year history. The move seems to have, miraculously, satisf...

WATCH: Boy Scout 'Dismissed' After Coming Out As Gay

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Secret footage which reportedly shows a gay teenager being kicked out of the Boy Scouts after coming out to a scouting official has emerged. The vi...

Scouts Ban 11-Year-Old Who Doesn't Believe In God (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

An 11-year-old boy has been banned from his local Scout troop - for not being prepared to believe in God. George Pratt was keen to be an "invested ...

A Timeline Of Jimmy Savile Abuse Allegations (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Claims of sexual abuse at the hands of Jimmy Savile continue to surface. The latest is from a man who has told The Sun that Savile sexually abused ...

Jimmy Savile 'Molested Boy Scout Kevin Cook When He Was Just 9'

The Sun | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

A man has come forward to claim he was abused by Jimmy Savile when he was aged just nine. Boy scout Kevin Cook met the TV presenter in his dressin...

Inner City Youth Schemes To Get £10m Government Funding

PA | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK

Scouts, guides, police cadets and other youth clubs are to be set up in deprived areas as part of a £10 million scheme to improve life chances and cu...