As nationally we see record numbers of girls joining Scouting, Essex have added 9 new members every week, giving us 1,000 new members since 2007.

Following another year of growth across the county where 18 out of 20 Scout Districts have achieved a growth this year, we have welcomed 491 extra members right across Essex. In addition, 132 Groups in Essex have increased in size during the same period.

Explorer Scouts UP 3.6% (1,230-1,274)
Total Female Youth Membership UP 4.7% (2,206-2,310)