Famous Scouts

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge

Joint President

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has helped Scouts in so many ways over the last eight years. Together with HRH The Duke of Kent, she champions the power of Scouting and oversees the Council, the Scouts’ governing body.


HRH The Duke of Kent

Joint President

HRH Prince Edwards, The Duke of Kent has attended numerous Scouts events, including visits to Baden-Powell House and Gilwell Park. Together with HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, he champions the power of Scouting and oversees the Council, the Scouts’ governing body.


Bear Grylls

Cheif Scout

As the public face of the Scouts, Bear Grylls promotes our values to a huge audience, inspiring thousands to gain new skills and look to the future with optimism.


David Beckham

David Beckham was a scout growing up, he followed in his grandfather’s footsteps and joined as a Cub Scout.


Richard Branson

Richard Branson, the entrepreneur known for his Virgin empire, was once a member of the Scouts. He was once quoted as saying that “Scouting got me away from the desk, got me doing useful, fun & exciting things”.


Tim Peake

European Space Agency astronaut, Major Tim Peake was appointed Scout Ambassador for the Scout Association in 2017.

He was the first British astronaut to walk outside the International Space Station in January 2016, and also ran the London Marathon from the treadmill onboard the ISS