Skills for Life

Our Aim
To prepare more young people with skills for life.
Supported by our amazing leaders (volunteers) delivering an inspiring programme shaped by young people and making a bigger impact in our community.

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Welcome to 1st Leatherhead

Welcome to 1st Leatherhead. Home to all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers in the Leatherhead area.

We are a community based Group situated in Leatherhead, Surrey. We run all the sections from age 6 up to the age of 18, we are proud to currently serve around 80 local young people. we have two Beaver sections, Cubs, Scouts and an Explorer unit.
If you would like to join our adventure or you are interested in being a volunteer please use the contact page email us on

The main goal is to help young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as Members of their local, national and international communities.

#GoodForYou – A message from Bear Grylls

Volunteering. It’s #GoodForYou.
Volunteering’s not just about giving back – it goes both ways. It improves your wellbeing, gives you skills for the future, and helps you make new friends (and memories).

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Want to join the Adventure? Scouting is skateboarding, climbing, kayaking, camping, sailing and much much more.

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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