Luton is home to over 1,400 Scouts – a family of girls and boys who, from the age of six, enjoy life changing adventure every week.

Welcome to Luton Scouts

In Luton, Scouting was born in 1908 in a lady’s bedroom in Clarendon Road near the Hat Factory with a patrol of 15 lads. Today we have nearly a thousand co-ed youth members led by around 450 adult volunteers in 18 groups and six Explorer/Young Leader Units. By 2023 we want to add another 500 to that number and attract enough volunteers to help us do this. It’s a tall order but it can be done and in the process it will help to transform lives and provide skills for life.

When they made the Scout Promise on a cold weekday night, they were not just joining a youth club, they were choosing a code which many would follow throughout their lives. They were making a choice to live a meaningful life, full of fun, adventure and friendship and to put others before themselves. These are our Skills for Life.

If you would like to be part of this extraordinary team, fill in the form on our Contact page. You can tell us what you think and offer us new ideas for this vibrant web site. Also see About Us for more about the amazing world of Scouting and our part in it. Happy hunting!

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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Latest news

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3rd Dec 2019

Icknield District Beavers Scout Annual 2019 Christingle

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23rd Nov 2019

Co Op Cheque for Leagrave Scouts Group

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20th Nov 2019

Scout Defend Against Aliens from Out of Space

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15th Nov 2019

Falkes Beaver Scouts Campfire Songs

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Upcoming events

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Falkes District Carol Service

05th Dec


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Baptist Church, 52A Park St, Luton. LU1 3AT

Falkes District Leader Christmas Party 2019

07th Dec


7:00 pm - 11:59 pm


Lea Scout Group Bodmin Rd. Luton LU4 9BW

Bethlehem Peacelight 2019

17th Dec


7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


All Saints Church, Shaftsbury Rd. Luton LU4 8AH

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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