Our District


Kennet District is in West Berkshire, and covers the end of the County upto and including Newbury.
Scouting is for everyone whether you are 6 or 60! Take a look below for more information on how you can join in.

Young People in Kennet

Scouting for 6 to 14 year old boys and girls is based in local Scout Groups. There are 8 Groups in Kennet District offering Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts – To make contact with your nearest Scout Group click the links below to visit their website.

1st Hungerford
1st Inkpen and Kintbury
1st Newbury
2nd Newbury
3rd Newbury
4th Newbury (St John’s)
1st Wash Common
1st Woolton Hill

For 14 to 18 year olds there area several local Explorer Scout Units which are organised at a District Level.

If you are aged 18 to 25 year old then the Scout Network is the section for you.

Adults in Kennet

There are many opportunities for adults to enjoy and support Scouting. Working directly with young people in the Sections includes being a Leader; an Assistant Leader; Colony, Pack, Troop or Unit Assistant and so on.
There are also opportunities to help at Group level and in the District in ‘management’ roles. Tasks at these levels include finance; administration; fund-raising; taking care of equipment; and so on.
Adults in Scouting have fun and are well supported with training and through District and County programme teams. To find out more click here.