Welcome to the Dorking District Scout Website. We hope that you find all the information that you need about local scouting. The aim of scouting is to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential, as individuals, as responsible citizens, and as members of their local, national, and international communities. We achieve this through the provision of exciting and adventurous activities with progressive training based on the Scout Promise and Law, guided by adult leadership. There are 8 Scout Groups in the Dorking District: two in the town and one each in North Holmwood, Newdigate, Holmwood and Capel, Brockham, Leigh, and Charlwood. Each Group serves its local community, not only by providing places in each Section for young people but also by attending Remembrance Day services and participating in the St George’s Day Parade in Dorking. The District also joins with the Scout County for County-wide events. If you have any questions, please see the individual Sections for more information or contact me via my email address at dc@dorking-scouts.org.uk.

Happy Scouting!

Richard Pike
District Commissioner for Dorking Scouts

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District Scout Shop

Alison Cripps is the manager of the Dorking Scout Shop. If you need anything, please do contact them directly — their contact details can be found by clicking on the Scout Shop tab at the top of this page. In stock we have Section Leaders uniforms,Beavers to Network level shirts trousers, belts, and badges. We are able to get hold of all scouting equipment and merchandise, and best of all the profits go back into local scouting!


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Leader Training

Want to learn a new skill or complete your adult leader training? Details of courses can be found on the Surrey Scout Website (link above), which is regularly updated and contains all District and County courses. Leaders can participate in any courses to fulfil their training.

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