During the Second World War Scouting carried on both at home and abroad.  Scouts on the Home Front used their skills to support their communities, Scout Leaders volunteered to support refugees and displaced people and in prisoner of war camps across the world Scouts secretly carried on Scouting risking punishment in order to keep their connection with the Movement going.

Online exhibitions and resources: explore by clicking on the images below

Scouting on the Home Front: they were prepared Scouting and displaced people

Blog post: 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings


Second World War: The Scouts Roll of Honour Sea Scouts at Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo