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Worldwide Activity Holidays for All Members of the Scout Association

Venture Abroad has been operating tailor-made activity holidays for members of The Scout Association since 1970. Our passionate and knowledgeable team has a wealth of experience in working together with group leaders to create their perfect worldwide activity holiday. As a family run business we pride ourselves on offering a competitive reliable and flexible service that can cater for groups of any size!

We are pleased to report that in 2013/14 our average total combined customer rating for service and trip experience was 4.8 out of 5 and 100% of group leaders said that they would recommend Venture Abroad to Scouting friends.

Whether you are looking for a short, close-to-home break or a faraway destination, a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Canada or a fun-filled weekend at Disneyland® Paris, you'll find it all on our website.

New for 2015...

From Monday 24th to Friday 28th August 2015, your group could join other members of The Scout Association and Girlguiding from around the UK on a set departure trip to Iceland. It's the perfect option for small groups! Find out more by cliking on the Iceland Set Departure link on the menu to the left.

“For almost thirteen years, Scouting has enjoyed a successful partnership with Venture Abroad. As part of a global movement we value the assistance of the team at Venture Abroad, who create lifelong memories for our members by making international adventure accessible and easy. We look forward to our continued partnership and increasing the opportunities to members of The Scout Association to travel abroad in 2015 and beyond”

- The Scout Association

Are you a Cub Leader?

Visit our Cub section to see which of our destinations are perfectly suited to younger members.

Find out what the Venture Abroad reps got up to in Adelboden, Kandersteg and De Kluis.

4th Tynemouth

Posted on 20 August 2014, Category: The-netherlands

Amsterdam! Another early start this morning, we walked to the train station and headed to Amsterdam. Splitting into out smaller groups we went shopping, lots of money spent! Next was the Anne Frank museum, Luke C said it was really good actually. Sam said it was a little but boring but there was a lot...

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Hiking anyone?

Posted on 20 August 2014, Category: Kandersteg

So it’s been a great first few days for 1st Chalfont St Giles, 72nd Portsmouth Scouts and Explorers and Odiham Scouts – that’s both weather and activities! After settling in on Saturday afternoon and exploring the campsite on Sunday morning they set of up to Ueschinenhutte for an overnight Hike and Climb session. They started of...

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4th Tynemouth

Posted on 19 August 2014, Category: The-netherlands

Clog painting and the leather workshop were excellent, all of the boys will be coming home with their new clog! Unfortunately they don’t have a pair. Yesterday was theme park day and boy was this a theme park! Loads of extreme rollercoasters for us to enjoy. Lewis C says the best ride was Goliath because...

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