Scouting is a uniformed organisation. Therefore, uniform appropriate to your role should be worn as detailed below:

scout scarf

Items of official uniform:

  • stone long sleeve or short sleeve shirt or blouse
  • scout group / explorer scout unit / scout network / scout district / scout county / Gilwell / scout active support scarf (as entitled) or, on formal occasions a blue tie is available to wear
  • Scout belt with scout, young leaders or explorer award belt buckle.

Items of official uniform for which there is a personal choice:

  • navy blue activity trousers; or
  • smart navy blue trousers (any high street brand); or
  • smart navy blue skirt.


When cultural requirements or religious needs require, members of recognised faith communities may wear appropriate clothing of a style and fashion in accordance with their beliefs as part of their scout uniform.

Scout Stores

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