5 Apr 2019

I am delighted to be able to announce that the County has agreed to provide each youth section within the County with Gold level membership for at least the next 3 years.

I know a large number of sections already make use of OSM to manage their section and have seen the great benefits it provides in terms of managing membership records, programme planning, badge records and so much more, saving leaders vast amounts of admin time whilst improving the experience for our Young People and volunteers.

If you are already using …

21 Jan 2019

27th July – 06th August 2020

Cornwall Scouts are recruiting 4 leaders and 36 participants to form a unit to attend the next European Scout Jamboree.
We are also looking for adult members to join the International Service Team (IST)
This is an exciting opportunity to take part in an international experience with full support before, during and after the event.
You don’t have to be in any specific section to be part of the leadership team, you just need to have …

27 Nov 2018

We are really pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 NSGSO and NSGCB course are now open. We are taking applications for both the Orchestra and the Concert Band. The course and concerts are based in Stourbridge, West Midlands and runs from Sunday 28 July – Sunday 4 August 2019.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Saturday 15 December.
Last year 142 young people attended – a record year again. The course is hosted by Birmingham Scout County in conjunction with Girlguiding Birmingham.
The NSGSO and NSGCB Ensembles
The Orchestra is …

7 Mar 2016

What is A Million Hands?
It’s a Community Impact campaign which reflects our ambition by 2018 to mobilise half a million people in support of four social issues chosen by young people.
Why should my young people get involved?
Hundreds of Programme activities, expertise from national charities and 87% of Scouts want to take part in Community Impact projects through Scouting.
More details on the Million Hands Website
Dementia activities to do with your sections

7 Apr 2015

Well done to Stenek Explorers for showcasing Cornwall and the great adventures our young people in Cornwall achieve on The Scout Association’s digital media and Scouting magazine
The Scout Association Blog – Surf’s Up


30 Jan 2015

More Fun. More Choice. More Adventure
For detailed information about the changes, please visit:
Over the last four years The Scout Association asked thousands of members to tell them what they would like to see in an updated Programme – the results came in thick and fast and thanks to this feedback, a programme refresh has been launched to make it bigger and better than ever; providing more fun, more choice and more adventure.

“As part of the refresh, we asked young people and adults which new badges they wanted to see and also what …

4 Sep 2014

Login or Register:
Compass is a free, secure tool from The Scout Association to help you keep track of your Scouting. Researched, developed and tested with members in a range of Scout roles, Compass can perform a powerful set of functions to make Scout admin quicker and easier to manage in one place. The system safely stores data about adult members, young people and parents and allows you to perform useful tasks with that information.

Compass Links and Help
Cornwall Scouts: FAQs about training and registering
The Scout Association Pages: About | Userguide …

24 Jul 2014

Dear member,
The Scout Association is in the process of transferring all membership records into our new membership system Compass. If you have not heard much about Compass before please do take a look at
In order to complete the transfer of records the current membership system needs to close.
The shutdown is planned for Monday, 28th July, at 9am.
From Monday you will no longer be able to access, amend or download your own record or other members’ information until Compass is live.
You can still log into and use the Print …

1 Jul 2014

Come and join the 2015 Jamboree Contingent, Siblyback and SW Lakes Trust for a series of Section Water Activity Days.
8:30 & 13:30 sessions
4hrs of activites and lunch for £21
Beavers Thursday 14th August
Kayaking, Sailing, Rafting, Dragon Boating
Cubs Friday 15th August
Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Paddle Boarding
Scouts Saturday 16th August
Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailinmg, Wake Boarding
Explorers Sunday 17th August
Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing, Wake Boarding
(Activities subject to change based on Weather conditions)
For more information contact

2 Jun 2014

This project seeks to raise funds to enable us to erect a scaffold based Abseiling Tower.
The tower will be 8m high and 5m long with an internal staircase to allow ease of access to the launch platform.
The tower will allow 5 people to abseil at the same time.
Abseiling is an exciting activity that Nine Ashes has not been able to fully provide before.
Cornwall Scouts do not currently have access to a suitable facility to train its members without going to expensive commercial providers – this tower will enable us to …