More than four thousand children in the North East are on waiting lists to join the cubs or scouts. Places aren't available because of a shortage of volunteers to help to run the groups. Today scouts across North Yorkshire were raising the profile of the organisation.
Watch Julia Barthram's full report.
38,000 children are waiting to join the cubs and scouts in the UK but are unable to because of a shortage of adult volunteers. Children from the 1st Brompton-on-Swale group in North Yorkshire explain what they love about scouting.
A Scout group from Chester-le-Street will be able to enjoy a week-long camp thanks to a cash grant from a housing association.
First Burnmoor Scout Group will be visiting Bassenthwaite in Cumbria to enjoy walking, canoeing, zip wire, cycling and sailing.
Cestria Community Housing.awarded the group £800 from its Community Benefit Fund to help pay for the trip to the Lake District next month.
Gateshead Scouts celebrated the Queen's Jubilee by creating the world's largest neckerchief. It's made of 500 individual neckerchiefs from members across the town, with some signed by famous figures including David Cameron. At 20.1m, it's broken the previous world record of 16m.