Leander Sea Scouts

Leander Sea Scouts offers fun and challenging activities for over a hundred boys and girls from the age of six. Leander is one of only a hundred ‘Royal Navy Recognised’ groups in the country and has a riverside headquarters with a large fleet of canoes, dinghies and gigs, allowing a full range of boating activities.

Registered charity number 290029

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April 2018

Royal Navy Inspection



Spring Camp - a muddy one


Beavers out and about



March 2018

Explorers awarded Mayor's Commendation for Bravery in River Rescue



Litter clearing in the River


March 2018 - New kayaks, sponsored by Kingston Round Table


Beavers visit Fire Station and meet Community Police



September 2017 - Explorer Crew in Great River Race


July 2017 - Scouts' Raft Race

May 2017 - Family Activity Day





Sections of the Group

Beavers The Beaver Colony is for boys and girls aged 6 to 8 years old. The Beaver motto is "Fun and Friends", which describes their aims. Swimming instruction forms a part of the programme, as they prepare to be able to swim 50m by the time they are 10½.
Cubs The Cub Pack is for boys and girls aged 8 to 10½. They follow a more structured programme, working towards proficiency badges, and they have the opportunity to sample river and camping activities as they get older.
Scouts The Scout Troop is for boys and girls aged 10½ to 14½. As well as the normal Scout training programme, including outdoor activities and camping, they become proficient in canoeing, rowing, sailing and all areas of seamanship.
Explorer Scouts The Explorer Scout Unit is for young people aged 14½ to 18. They are self-motivating and governing, carrying out an adventurous programme under the guidance of their adult leaders. They also pass on their knowledge and skills, assisting with other sections in the Group.

Please click on the ‘Joining’ tab (left) for information about joining Leander.




Friday 5.30 - 6.45

Cubs Wednesday 6.30 - 8.00
Scouts Tuesday 7.00 - 9.30 and
Saturday/Sunday as arranged
Explorer Scouts Thursday 7.30 - 9.30 (10.00 in Summer)

Royal Kingston Scout District

Leander Sea Scouts are part of the Royal Kingston Scout District.


Contact Information

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92 Lower Ham Road
Kingston upon Thames