Latest News and Events

Members of the International Scout Support Unit through their Special Interest Groups have been planning and working towards expeditions, projects and international events in 2020.

We congratulate the World Scout Ambassador - Edward Michael Grylls (Bear) OBE Chief Scout, for “services to Young People to the Media and to charity”.

Adam Jollans on being awarded the MBE for “services to scouting and young people”.

David Mowbray on being awarded the MBE for “community service in UK and abroad”.

Gilwell Reunion 2019 Workshops

International Scout Support Unit Workshop Programme

Venue: International Departure Lounge – Workshop Marquee, Essex Chase

Timing: Saturday 7 September 2019 10.30 – 16.30
Sunday 8 September 2019 10.30 – 12.00


A personal invitation to our Kent Scouts ‘An Evening In Antarctica’ 7pm to 10.30pm in the barn at Lower Grange Farm, Maidstone Kent ME14 3DA on Saturday 29th June 2019.


Callum Kaye to take on role of new International Commissioner from August, when Jack Maxton steps down

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View the full issue #4 newsletter here >>

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On Saturday 23rd of February we are having an open event where you can come and see what the group have done and what trips we are planning for the future in the Eurasian Scout Region.

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ISSU Team members and SIG’S Coordinators. We will be meeting on 2 March 2019 in The White House at Gilwell Park. I invite your thoughts as to input for the meeting, what should be included in the Agenda and your anticipations of outcome from the day.

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Read Alan's interview about his involvement with ISSU in the latest Scout Magazine (page 11).

UK Africa badge

Place your order on online or download the word doc form


On behalf of the International Scout Support Unit, we Georgian scout leaders – Natia Kordzaia, Maiko Beridze and Nana Tkeshelashvili went to the United Kingdom to attend the Jurassic Jamboree and following with hospitality in Torbay for the period of 11th of August till 25th of August.

The events of the trip have started from Istanbul and evolved as follows: Istanbul, Horley, Stinsford, Dorchester, Kingston Maurward Jurassic Jamboree, Brownsea Island, Weymouth, Bridport, Dorset, Devon, Torquay, Paignton, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Totnes, Exeter, Princetown, Widcombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot, Hay Tor, Brixham, Bridport, Billingshurst…

Download the full report here >>


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The Holiday Homes Trust specialises in providing family holiday accommodation. The Trust provides subsidised adapted caravan holidays for all families or individuals whose lives are disadvantaged in any way – be it through family illness, disability, frailty or low income. The Trust provides the opportunity for every single family member to enjoy freedom and life away from the home environment.

Tanzania 2020

Scout HQ has launched the latest in its series of National Expeditions – Tanzania 2020.

Read more here >>



To all supporters of the Oman Explorer Belt 2018

Please download the latest Oman Observer Newsletter


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You can now order branded ISSU polo shirts and sweatshirts.

Preparing Better Futures 190717 1

Jack Maxton, International Commissioner, outlined the proposals/strategy of the Scout Association 2018 – 2022 based on ‘People, Programme and Perspectives’. 

Click here to download the pdf >>

The Scout and Guide Fellowship UK (SAGF) is a Member Organisation in the UK for those wishing to belong to the International Scout and Guide
Fellowship (ISGF).

Members come from all over the UK and are individuals who are, or have been, members of the Scout Association, Girlguiding UK/Trefoil Guild who accept the Scout and Guide Law and Promise and wish to pursue the international aspects of their Associations.

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