The Peterborough District covers the City of Peterborough, including some of the surrounding towns and villages.

The District houses 13 Scout Groups, 5 Explorer Scout Units, 1 Young Leader Unit and 1 Network Unit in multiple locations across Peterborough providing an everyday adventure from the age of 6 to 25 years old.

Around 550 youth members meet weekly in the district, taking take part in a wide range of activities. These young people are supported by an enthusiastic team of around 350 leaders and supporters who work together to ensure Scouting is both challenging and fun for the young people and adults alike.

District Structure Chart

Click your nearest pin for more information about your local Scout Group.

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Cambridgeshire Scouts4 weeks ago
Over the weekend Scouts across the country were celebrating St George's Day by renewing their promise. Thanks to Leighann, Lana, Fred, Bailey, Rafa and Iz for sharing their renewal with us.
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Cambridgeshire Scouts2 months ago
Peterborough Scouts are looking for a new District Commissioner - do you think you’ve got what it takes?

Aidan Joy, District Commissioner for Hinchingbrooke, tells us more about what the role involves and gives some handy tips for those thinking of applying.

For more information about the role or to apply please email
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7 months ago
Please help support 56th Bretton Scout Group and take a moment to vote for them, and share this tweet too @scouts @worldscouting @PboroughMatters @WarwickADavis
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56th Bretton Scouts is in the running to win a share of a £1million Persimmon Homes Building Futures fund aimed at supporting under-18s across the UK but first they need online votes to win - Just visit and select 56th Bretton Scouts.
7 months ago
Congratulations Max - your scouting family are super proud of you too 👏❤️🏕️

Peterborough District currently has 6 active Explorer Scout Units.

For more information please use the ‘Join your local group today!’ button below:

  • Dragon Eclipse Explorer Unit meet on a Saturday, (PE2 7EA)
  • Freedom Explorer Scout Unit meet on a Wednesday (PE2 8HZ)
  • John Clare Explorer Unit meet on a Wednesday, (PE6 7DU)
  • Medehamstede (Thorney Abbey) Explorer Unit meet on a Wednesday, (PE6 0QE)
  • Vulcan Explorer Unit meet on a Tuesday ,(PE5 7AY)
  • Yaxley Explorer Scout Unit meet on a Monday, (PE7 3TW)

Peterborough District currently has an active Scout Network Group, they meet regularly at PE3 9SH.

For more information please use the ‘Join your local group today!’ button below.

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