Skills for Life

The area covered by Moors & Coastal District Scouts in Somerset broadly follows administrative districts of Sedgemoor and West Somerset.

Welcome to Moors & Coastal District

We have 11 Beaver Colonies, 16 Cub Packs, 12 Scout Troops, 4 Explorer Units, a Network section and a Scout Active Support (SAS) section. Please see the pages of the individual sections for details of that section.

We are the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation. We change lives by offering 6 to 25-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities.

Scouts helps children and young adults reach their full potential. Scouts develop skills including teamwork, time management, leadership, initiative, planning, communication, self-motivation, cultural awareness and commitment. We help young people to get jobs, save lives and even change the world.

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Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Latest news

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3rd Jun 2022

Quiz Night In Aid Of Rory’s Jamboree Journey – Friday 17th June

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25th Mar 2022

County Commissioner Challenge

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5th Oct 2021

World Scout Jamboree 2023 Roadshow

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28th Sep 2021

World Scout Jamboree 2023

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Upcoming events

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District Scout Camp 2022 – Huish Woods Scout Campsite

23rd Sep - 25th Sep


All Day


Huish Woods Scout Campsite

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Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls