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Balerno Scouts offers a varied programme of adventurous activities to children from 6 to 14. The Scout Movement has been growing nationally for the last 5 years – and so has our Group, with the numbers of scouts in Balerno increased from 75 to 200. The number of adults involved in our Group have also grown over recent times from 9 to 40.


  • Beavers – Monday, Tuesday & Thursday evenings 5.45 pm to 6.45 pm. Ages 6-8 years old.
  • Cubs – Two Monday packs & Two Thursday packs – 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm. Ages 8–10.5 years old.
  • Scouts – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday evenings – 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. Ages 10.5–14 years old.
  • From 14 years old our young people move on to our partner organisation Wildfire Explorers.


2018 AGM and cheese & wine

Come along to our annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday 28 September from 7.00pm at the Scout Hall. We are holding the AGM which will be followed by a cheese and wine (by donation). Hear more about our Groups and then catch up with leaders and people connected to the 51st Balerno Scout Group. It would be great to see you there!