At 1st Stone Scout Group we follow the Mission Statement and Vision of The Scout Association.

We believe that through adventure we challenge individuals so that they learn and experience new things that enrich their lives.

The aim of The Scout Association 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.

The Method of achieving the Aim of the Association is by providing an enjoyable and attractive scheme of progressive training, based on the Scout Promise and Law, and guided by adult leadership.

Vision for 2023

Scouting in 2023 will:

  • prepare more young people with skills for life
  • be supported by amazing section leaders who will deliver an inspiring programme
  • comtinue to grow, be more inclusive, shaped by young people and make a bigger impact in our communities


By 2023 we will have:

  • 50,000 more young people aged 6-18 in Scouts
  • 10,000 frontline adult volunteers (Section Leaders and Assistant Section Leaders)
  • 5,000 more Young Leaders


By 2023:

  • we will have started Scouts in 500 more areas of deprivation reaching young people who could benefit the most
  • our adult volunteers will reflect the demographics of our society

Youth Shaped

By 2023:

  • 250,000 young people will be shaping their experiences at Scouts
  • 50% of young people will be achieving the top awards

Community Impact

By 2023:

  • at least 250,000 young people will be making a positive impact in their community each year
  • 50% of young people will be achieving the top awards