Skills for Life

Wigan and District is one of 8 Scout Districts in Greater Manchester West Scout County. Our District has 18 Scout Groups that cover

Welcome to Wigan District

Wigan and District is one of 8 Scout Districts in Greater Manchester West Scout County. Our District has 18 Scout Groups that cover; Abram, Ashton, Billinge, Golborne, Hindley, Ince, Pemberton, Orrell, Shevington, Standish, Wigan and Winstanley. There are also 8 Explorer Scout Units across the District that provides Scouting for those who are in the 14 to 18 years age range.

Each week over 1000 young people aged 6 – 18 enjoy a hugely enjoyable and active programme at one of the 18 groups across the District.

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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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25th May 2019

Wigan and District AGM 2019

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1st Nov 2017

Remembrance Sunday 12th November 2017

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12th Oct 2017

Macmilan coffee morning success

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30th Aug 2017

New Explorer Unit Launch

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls