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Squirrels is a new provision for four and five year olds, to help young people gain skills for life at a time when it matters most and where it's most needed.

This new programme is currently open in 200 areas within the UK, with 9 Squirrels Dreys launching throughout autumn 2021 in Scotland. Squirrels might not be open in your community just yet, but you can still register your interest in volunteering with Squirrels now.


It's been amazing being able to get all of our Squirrels together, and seeing them making new friends and having fun doing all of the activities we ran.

Jo, Volunteer


  • Have fun outdoors                                       
  • Learn new things
  • Earn badges through fun activities
  • Make friends

It is such a lovely age group to work with and support. All of our leaders and young leaders have loved being part of this new journey! It feels so rewarding!

Janis, Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming a Squirrels Leader?

Volunteering’s not just about giving back – the benefits go both ways. All of our activities are run by amazing volunteers. Volunteering lets you try new things, meet new people, and make a difference. It doesn’t matter if you want to get involved regularly or help out occasionally – we can find the right fit for you.

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