Part of The Scout Association’s Vision 2018 is to grow our movement and make it accessible to even more young people across the UK. In Essex we are aiming to grow every Scout Group in the County in 2014 to enable more young people and adult volunteers to share in our everyday adventure.

In order to meet the demands from our current waiting lists and open Scouting up to more young people we have to look for opportunities to open new additional sections within our existing Scout Groups and plan for new Groups in newer communities/locations. Here are some useful sources of information, to help you plan for a new section in your Group.

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