County Provision of OSM

Date: 21st Jan 2021 Author: Matt Ellett
To support efficient management of sections and to improve the support for high quality programme, all groups and units in Somerset are eligible for Online Scout Manager Gold+ subscription.

Online Scout Manager (OSM) has been developed to take care of all of your section-based administration so you can concentrate on active Scouting.

County Provision of OSM

County Provision of OSM

What’s Included?


  • Challenge Badges, Activity Badges, Staged Badges, Core Badges, Due Badges, Badge Stock, Custom Badges, Badge Eligibility


  • Programme Planner, Events, Activity Database, Campsite Directory, Quartermaster’s Database, Risk Assessments, Parent Rota

Group Management

  • Contact Details, SMS Text Messaging (from 5.5p/msg), Multi-Leader Access, Section Size Planner, 5MB File Storage Quota, Push Notifications, Send Emails, Attendance Register, In Touch Exporter, Export Email Addresses, Flexi-Records, OSM Anywhere, 25MB File Storage Quota, Downloads, Census Aggregator, Expense Tracking + Receipt Uploads, Gift Aid, Dropbox Integration, 50MB File Storage Quota, Advanced Email System, 1GB Total File Storage Quota

Parent Portal

  • Noticeboard, Payments, Events, Programme, Badges, Personal Details, Email Viewer, Gift Aid

County Provision of OSM

County Provision of OSM

To Apply for the Discount Code

All groups in Somerset are eligible for the OSM Gold + subscription.

To take advantage of the County offer to provide OSM Gold+, sections need to enter a discount code within the account/payment section.

Those who have already added the discount code with receive the additional items from their next annual renewal (after 13/9/2020), so some sections will already have it.

To apply for the discount code, please complete the form below.

Application for Discount Code

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