The census of all adult and youth members will be taken in January 2018 and the fees payable to UK Headquarters will be calculated on the number of young people in each Scout County/Area/Region (Scotland).
The UK Headquarters membership fee in 2018 for all members under the age of 18 will be £27.00 from 1 April 2018. There will be a 50p discount for each member to £26.50 if payment is made by 23 April 2018.
Membership fees account for 60% of the net income into UK Headquarters.
We work hard to generate further income from fundraising, corporate partnerships, conferencing, Scout Shops, Scout Adventures and Scout insurance provider Unity to keep membership fees down.
The necessary increase to the membership fee has been kept as low as possible by continuing our efforts to increase income from these commercial activities.
For more information on how the UK Headquarters membership fee is collected, calculated and the services it supports, please visit