Young Leaders @ Keynsham

The Young Leaders' Scheme is just one of the exciting programme elements in the Explorer Scout section. All leaders in the Beaver Scout, Cub Scout and Scout Section who are between the ages of 14 and 18 must b

YL Badgee members of an Explorer Scout Young Leaders' Unit. They are Explorer Scouts who choose to devote a large proportion of their time in Scouting to service in another section.

The Young Leaders' Scheme helps Explorer Scouts to develop and grow as individuals. It allows them to make a valuable contribution to their community and give service to others. The scheme also helps them fulfil the service elements of their awards including Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

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 Who are Young Leaders, how do Young Leaders fit into the leadership team and information about the Young Leader's Scheme. Forms part of Module 12(A): Deliver...


Get Involved

Keynsham ESU provide a training hub for young leaders working with sections at 1st Keynsham but training is open to any young leaders in Wansdyke or neighbouring districts. We regularly see explorers from Bath, Kingswood and North Wiltshire.

If you are interested in helping as a young leader for your Duke of Edinburgh Award there are certain requirements that need to be met so please contact Georgia who would be happy to provide more information.


Drop Georgia a line at


Training Dates for 2017/2018

Sundays 11am – 1pm Keynsham HQ, Ashton Way



24th September

D – Understanding Behaviour

F – Making Scouting Accessible

15th October

E – Game on!

I – What did they say?

10th December

A – Prepare for take-off!

21st January

B – Taking the lead!

C – That’s the way to do it!

8th April

G – Programme plans

H – Programme plans plus

Date TBC


A – Prepare for take-off!

Date TBC

(joint with KESU?)

K – First Aid master class

1st July

YL Social

Games Compendium

As part of Module E our Young Leaders brainstorm games and activities that can be done at short notice with minimal preparation and resources. A big thanks to all the young leaders who have contributed to this list so far.

Games Compendium 2017 pdf

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