Become an Adult Volunteer

Be Amazed at What You Can Do

Give as little as 2 hours a month and you could make a positive impact to the lives of young people in the district. We have a number of roles available and promise volunteering will be hugely rewarding.

Join Houghton-Le-Spring Scouts

Join the Adventure

Become one of the 400,000 young people who enjoy scouting every week in the UK and join a growing community of scouts who have a new adventure every week.

Go International With HLS-Scouts

An Incredible Weeklong Adventure in the Alps

Join 100 scouts and explorers from across Houghton-Le-Spring District for a trip you'll never forget with an activity programme which includes white water rafting, high ropes and lots more.

Young Leaders Programme

Young Leaders Take the Lead

Our young leaders programme gives young people aged 14 to 18 the tools to take on leadership roles in scouting. It's a whole new adventure and looks great on any CV.

Group Support

Support for Volunteers and Groups

Our growing set of resources are available to enable volunteers and groups to maximise their impact on young people and the community around them.