Girlguiding Scotland is Scotland’s leading charity for girls and young women. Every year we empower 50,000 girls to be their best and face the challenges of growing up today. We’ve been doing this through adventure, friendship and fun for over 100 years. We inspire girls. We give them space to grow, and strive to ensure that each one of them can get involved – no matter what their background or ability.
We have more than 12,000 amazing volunteers who, along with our fantastic supporters, make that happen. We’re dedicated to creating a better world for girls and young women. What we do makes a positive difference to the lives of all girls and young women across Scotland – not just our members.
The Boys’ Brigade is one of the biggest Christian Youth Organisations in the UK and Republic of Ireland, committed to enriching and supporting the lives of children and young people to learn, grow and discover in a safe, fun and caring environment, by providing opportunities to participate in fun and developmental activities and experiences.
We offer an array of activities for all ages, whether it is camping, or kayaking, first aid or football, music or crafts, the list is extensive and will provide something for every young person. Members develop skills, build confidence, make friends, take responsibility and are encouraged to make a real difference in their local communities by sharing the values that make us who we are.
Edinburgh Battalion formed in 1888 and was closely followed by the formation of Leith Battalion. Both ran with great success and eventually merged into Edinburgh, Leith & District Battalion in 1998, covering Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian.
The role of the Battalion is to promote the interests of the Brigade across these areas by arranging activities and events for our members, by the provision of support, training and opportunities for fellowship for leaders and by seeking opportunities for development of the Brigade to fulfil its object better.
Clackmannanshire District Scouting has 500 youth members, both male and female, aged from 6 to 25, supported by 168 adult volunteers. Scouting is organised into local Groups, who look after the three younger Sections: Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. Young people over the age of 14 – 18 Explorer Section who are managed by the District. This website will keep you updated as to what is happening in Scouting across the Clackmannanshire District.
The Boys’ Brigade is the oldest uniformed youth organisation in the country. We promote habits which leads young people to be good all round citizens, through an extensive programme. It is rewarding and an honour to watch 5 year old shy children grown into confident young adults, ready to play their part in society.
Based in Burnside Church, Glasgow. We have four active sections catering from 6 to 18 years, all of which meet on a Friday night in the church halls. The group and individual sections run indoor and outdoor camps, activities, games and international events on a regular basis.
Our aims are to:
Promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force among young people
Provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life
Encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship
The ATC is open to young men and women aged between 13 and 17. The opportunities include flying, gliding, shooting, sports, Duke of Edinburgh awards, camps and adventure training to name a few, along with making great friends and memories for life.
The Sea Cadets is the UK’s leading maritime charity and provides a head start in life for young people through nautical adventure and fun adventures including sailing, windsurfing and powerboating, rock climbing, camping, and music using activities to learn about teamwork, respect, loyalty, self-confidence, commitment, self-discipline, honesty and how to be the best version of ourselves. Our volunteers work - both directly with young people and behind the scenes - to help make a positive difference to teenagers who are often struggling in today’s world and their communities.
We are one of the biggest Christian Youth Organisations in the UK & Republic of Ireland.
We have faith in young people and provide opportunities for children and young people to learn, grow and discover in a safe, fun and caring environment which is rooted in the Christian faith.
There’s something for every young person whether it’s camping or kayaking, first aid or five a side, music or crafts. Members develop skills, build confidence, make friends, take responsibility and are encouraged to make a real difference in their communities – sharing the values that make us who we are.
Our work with children and young people is made possible thanks to our volunteer leaders who give of their time so generously.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. Our teams of trained volunteers and employees provide practical, emotional and financial assistance to the Armed Forces community enabling them to thrive.