Houghton-le-Spring Scout District (part of Durham Scout County) provides support to seven scout groups in the Hetton, Houghton and Washington areas of the City of Sunderland.

Scout groups at Eppleton, Houghton, Herrington, Fatfield, Lambton, North Washington, West Washington and Washington Village along with our District Young Leader Unit, make up over 800 members, including over 100 adult volunteers.

The district has grown year on year since 2001 and is managed by an enthusiastic group of trustees who form its executive and have embarked on an ambitious development plan.

The growth has been sustained into 2017 and we expect our membership to continue to grow through this year and beyond demand for scouting in our communities continues and we continue to recruit new adults to lead adventure for even more young people.

Find out more about joining the adventure.
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Membership Manager - Flexible


Support young people getting access to scouting - join a thriving district team covering Hetton, Houghton and Washington in managing the effective process in welcoming new young people to scouts!

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