National SSAGO hosts three National Camps called Rallies, along with a National Ball every year, open to all SSAGO members. Find out more about them here.
SSAGO Volunteers from across the country come together to help support National and International Scouting and Guiding events. Find out more about SSAGO Support and how to get involved.
There are various other National, Regional and Local SSAGO events taking place throughout the year.
SAVE THE DATE!!!! This year BUSAG will (hopefully) be organising Midlands Freshers' Camp 2020! Our theme: Journey through Childhood From party games, to CBBC quizzes to getting a job, It's a journey we've all done before, but this time you get to do it with your Midlands SSAGO pals! Open to all Midlands SSAGO clubs (or for any other keen beans!).
Goodrest Campsite, Kings Norton, Birmingham
16th October 2020 @ 19:00More information
Introducing STAY UP WITH SCOT NORTH, Scotland and the North’s own virtual freshers camp. This will be a 24 hour, non-stop online extravaganza running from 3pm on Saturday to 3pm on Sunday the 18th of October. Activities and Entertainment will be running continuously back to back.
17th October 2020 @ 15:00More information
SW Freshers' is going virtual- instead of our in-person camp, the Taskmaster invites you to join him for the online alternative: Maskmaster... The Taskmaster (Basil) and his assistants will be setting a variety of fun tasks and those who complete them will earn points in order to be named the Maskmaster Champion(s)!
23rd October 2020 @ 19:00Book now
Ay up duck! We're inviting you to come and explore the great city of Sheffield and all the awesome things associated with it. In addition to being the steel city, Sheffield is well-known for the peaks, pies and Henderson's Relish. We look forward to welcoming you next year as we forge a fantastic ball.
5th February 2021 @ 18:00More information
Milton Keynes sees a battle of green and yellow with two teams completing challenges through out the weekend to determine the winner!
Milton Keynes (ish)
5th March 2021 @ 19:25
Rali Cymru (or Wales Rally to the English out there) is being hosted by SUGS in Summer 2021. Wales is lovely in the summer (or at least it is when the rain stops) and we can’t wait to share this with you all! Stay tuned for more information on this exciting event! Hwyl fawr!
Silvercross campsite Swansea
Summer 2020 Rally hosted synergetically by the premier south-west clubs, UOBGAS & PLUGS. The nights will be drawing in, so crack out your flints and steels and help us light torches to scare off the druids! - Cancelled due to Coronavirus -
Cranham Scout Centre
Autumn 2020More information
Come join the SSAGO Web Team at a Virtual Web Hack "Weekend" for a mix of working on the website and SSAGO technology, along with games and socials.
A postcard swap for the Tales of Wales badge in the Discord #badges-at-home channel. Sign up to have an postcard from a friend to help us keep in contact while we're at home.
21st July 2020 @ 14:00
If you are graduating or have graduated, we have a alternative kind of Rally for you, as an introduction to the Scout and Guide Graduate Association!
17th July 2020 @ 00:00
Witan may have had to be postponed to 2021, but we're still bringing a special 'Virtual Witan' for everyone to get involved with this year!
8th July 2020 @ 20:00
Who knows what you will discover...! We'll be looking at all sorts of materials from the archives and working on the digital repository
Frith Grange Scout campsite
SSAGO Secret Santa with Random Acts of Kindness to brighten each others day! Consider the UK restrictions currently; don't go out just to buy things to send! Think a bit outside the box can you make something? What about sending recipes for them to try? Remember to consider the cost of postage!
25th April 2020 @ 00:00
Intervarsity is a national camp ran by the Irish University Rover Societies and this year is being hosted by Maynooth and is just outside Dublin. We'll be sending a national SSAGO contingent over to visit them! If you've seen international visitors to our rallies now is the chance to be one of them and visit our Irish counterparts.
Duffy's Farm, Ashbourne, Co. Meath
Secret Santa style event where SSAGO clubs across the country head to their local Wetherspoons to see what mystery food and drink awaits them!
5th March 2020 @ 19:00
25 years exactly since Bath BUGS last hosted Roman Rally! Come join the Roman Empire for what promises to be a historic weekend! Disclaimer: BUGS promise nothing about the weather
Briarlands Activity Site, Wick Lane, Upton Cheyney, Bristol
21st February 2020 @ 13:00
Hosted this year by SUGS, South Wales SSAGO Freshers' will be held in Swansea! Expect two nights of socialising, *gentle* hiking and much fun this November! Freshers and veteran members alike are all welcome!
1st November 2019 @ 18:00
Join us for our annual OUSGG Halloween Freshers Camp. This year will be extra special as we mark our 100th anniversary! It promises to be a weekend filled with wonderful activities, hikes, campfires and general Halloween fun. SSAGO members from other South East clubs are also welcome to attend.
Youlbury Scout Camp, Boar's Hill, Oxford
1st November 2019 @ 18:00
Join us for the annual SSAGO South West Freshers' Camp, this year hosted by Portsmouth! From the 1st to 3rd of November 2019 at Lyons Copse - can you beat the maze?
1st November 2019 @ 15:59
Liverpool University SSAGO invites you to join Sgt. Boris' Northern Freshers' camp, on a magical mystery tour in search of Sgt Boris' troops lost around the city; along Penny Lane or up on Strawberry Fields. So Hey SSAGO, don't be afraid - come to the Fab Four Freshers' camp!
6th Allerton Scout Hut, behind Victoria Memorial Hall Club, Church Road, Garston, Liverpool
25th October 2019 @ 18:30
Following the tragic death of Lord Chancellor Scruffy Squirrel, set out with the other Midlands clubs on a quest to discover the long lost Sapphire Squirrel in this globe-trotting action adventure!
Sherratts Wood Scout Campsite
18th October 2019 @ 17:00
A fantastic opportunity to work with the archive team on some exciting projects and even have a look at some original materials, some unseen before! We'll be working closely with the Webmaster to get everything online and seeing what new avenues the project could explore.
Frith Grange Scout Campsite
20th September 2019 @ 16:00
A weekend camp to celebrate BUSAGs 90th year! All past and present members are welcome.
6th September 2019 @ 16:00
A weekend filled of Scottish themed activities based in and around Glasgow!
28th June 2019 @ 18:00
It's SAGE's 10th birthday! We would love it if you came to celebrate with us. The evening will include dinner, a drink or two, entertainment and a display of all the fun we've had in the last 10 years of SAGE.
Red Hall, Exeter
15th June 2019 @ 18:00
PLUGS is 10 this year, lets celebrate in style. We're hosting a reunion camp for members past and present and would love to be joined by as many of you as possible. We will be staying at Runnage Farm near Princetown on Dartmoor, with camping and limited indoor accommodation. Food will be provided as part of the costs of the weekend, and dietary requirements will be catered for.
Runnage Farm, Dartmoor
7th June 2019 @ 18:00
Join BUSAG at Birmingham Pride to celebrate on the 25th of May. We'll hopefully be walking in the parade (watch this space!) and celebrate all things LGBTQ+ with the League of Midlands. Everyone is welcome, whether you're LGBTQ+ or not, just be open and ready to celebrate with us!
Victoria Square, Birmingham
25th May 2019 @ 11:00
Forest Evasion is a walking challenge where teams of evaders will navigate between points in a race to the end whilst avoiding being caught by the chasers!
Wilverley Scout Campsite
2nd May 2019 @ 18:00
This Easter Bangor's BUGS are going on an adventure - just like Bilbo Baggins! We're trying to run our camp as flexible as possible; you can do as much, or as little, as you want - everything is optional and has an associated cost with each individual activity. If you've any questions, please don't hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org We will be camping at Felin Bach and for every night you spend camping includes that nights meal and the next days breakfast and lunch. Please note, you must sort your own transport for the week.
22nd April 2019 @ 09:00
Its that time of year again - National Ball! Come and join us in Aberystwyth for an evening of sparkles and glamour and all things ABBA!
Marine Hotel Aberystwyth
13th April 2019 @ 19:00
Join SNoGS on a day trip to Alton Towers on 06/04/19! We would love to see you there.
Alton Towers, Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent
6th April 2019 @ 09:30
WANTED: SSAGO Outlaws FOR: Crime of voting SNoGS to run a Rally REWARD: An Awesome Camp of Fun and Villiany
15th February 2019 @ 19:00
Join us on our quest to fight wizards, engage in duels, and find a dragon!
Guys Farm, Bay Horse, Lancaster, Lancashire
16th November 2018 @ 18:00
It's HOGS turn to host Northern Freshers this year! Get ready for a jam-packed weekend with other SSAGO clubs in the North!!
Melton Scout Campsite
9th November 2018 @ 17:00
At 7pm on 2nd November every SSAGO in the country is invited to head to their local Wetherspoons, open up the Wetherspoon app, and buy food and/or drinks rounds for other SSAGOers across the country, secret santa style!
2nd November 2018 @ 19:00
An opportunity to get to know one another, go camping and have a weekend away. We will be staying at Felin Bach, a local GirlGuiding campsite, exploring Snowdonia, a shopping trip in the 'outdoors-y' village of Betws-y-Coed and an opportunity to relax after the first few weeks of lectures.
19th October 2018 @ 19:00
What better way to get to know new people than a weekend long whodunnit. You are all invited back to the 1920's to attend a freshers camp with mystery in the air.
Sherratts Wood Scout Campsite
12th October 2018 @ 19:00
Join us over the weekend to welcome your SW Freshers' to SSAGO with the greatest Hot Fuzz experience you can think of: expect police tape, cornettos, swans and a lot more.
Huish Woods Scout Campsite
12th October 2018 @ 18:00
To celebrate the resurrection of Glasgow SSAGO, we are off on our first camp in recent years. Indies and other Scottish SSAGOers encouraged!
Lapwing Lodge, Gleniffer Road, Paisley, Scotland
7th September 2018 @ 19:00
Join us near Cambridge for a weekend of ducks, exciting activities and even more ducks!
The Jarman Centre
22nd June 2018 @ 12:30
The first (maybe) SSAGO South West regional summer camp... further South and West than ever before! Dare you enter the Kernow?
Nine Ashes Activity Centre
1st June 2018 @ 17:00
SSAGO Clubs across the UK compete in the international Scout bowling competition!
Bowling Alleys across the UK
18th May 2018 @ 19:00
Forest Evasion is a 24hr challenge where teams of evaders will navigate between points in a race to the end whilst avoiding being caught by the chasers!
Forest of Dean
13th April 2018 @ 18:00
UWE's "Yule Ball": magic, music, and festive cheer!
The Bristol Hotel
7th April 2018 @ 18:30
09/04/18 - 14/04/18 This Easter BUGS are off camping to Pembrokeshire. We will be away for 6 days (4 days of activities & 2 days of travelling) and it's going to cost £90*. We will be hiking, mountain biking, doing water activities, climbing, and more. 12 is the maximum number of participants we can take, so will operate on a first come, first served basis. *We are hoping to get a university grant to reduce the cost of this. So £90 is serving as a maximum.
St Brides Scout Campsite, Pembrokeshire
14th March 2018 @ 21:10
Suggested by UoE SSAGO, at 7pm on 9th March every SSAGO in the country is invited to head to their local Wetherspoons, open up the Wetherspoon app, and buy food and/or drinks rounds for other SSAGOers across the country, secret santa style!
Weatherspoon pubs across the UK
9th March 2018 @ 19:00
Scotland's first regional event is being held in Perth on Saturday 3rd March 2018!
3rd March 2018 @ 10:00
Put your knowledge to the test and raise some money for Scouting, Guiding, and BUGS! Open to Scouts and Guides everywhere.
Bath Scouts District HQ
2nd March 2018 @ 19:00
It's like Witan, but in a weekend!
Scout Park, London
16th February 2018 @ 18:15
Join us for the rally of the decade, and get thrown-back 27 years to the start of 1990s.
Sid Vale Scout Campsite,
17th November 2017 @ 17:00
UOBGAS invite you to unleash your inner dragon at this years South West Freshers' camp! Featuring castles, ale, and just a tiny splash of mayhem.
Brockmead Scout Campsite
3rd November 2017 @ 17:00
SNoGS are hosting a Halloween fresher's camp at Sherbrooke Scout campsite this October for all League of Midland groups!
Sherbrooke Scout Campsite
27th October 2017 @ 19:00
Come and meet other lovely SSAGO members set in the heart of Wales. Our programme is jam packed (or peanut butter packed if you prefer) Open to all members who want to enjoy the beautiful Welsh countryside
Gwersyll y Bryniau - Pantperthog, Machynlleth
20th October 2017 @ 19:00
HUGS are hosting a fresher's camp at Hesley Wood Scout campsite this October for all Northern groups! Be north of somewhere and you are welcome!
Hesley wood scout campsite
20th October 2017 @ 19:00
Welcome to Bangor University, and welcome to BUGS! This year we are heading to Felin Bach campsite, just outside of Caernarfon. We shall be going for a hike in the morning (Don't worry, it's not too long!!) followed by a trip to Betws-y-Coed where we are having a talk from Cotswolds about kit followed by a shopping trip in the town. Sunday we shall be doing "We're BUGS get me out of here", packing up site, and heading back to Bangor for some tea at the Tap and Spile
Felin Bach Campsite
20th October 2017 @ 19:00
SAGGA’s Alternative Rally is a resurrected event aimed at recent Graduates whose time in SSAGO may (or may not) be drawing to an end. The weekend is loosely based on a SSAGO rally but done with a SAGGA twist.
Alfrey Activity Centre Broadwater
13th October 2017 @ 17:00
A reunion of past and present SSAGO members together to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of SSAGO
Scout Park, London
15th September 2017 @ 17:00
The countdown has begun…get ready for take-off. This year’s event is going to be cosmic. Enjoy an action packed space themed weekend with activities and entertainment, including lots of creative and adventurous opportunities and some interstellar surprises!
8th September 2017 @ 18:00
91st Gilwell Reunion at Gilwell Park! Gilwell Reunion is a Scouting event open to all members of SSAGO, with opportunities to meet new people and make new friends, catch up with old ones you haven't seen, a full wide range of activities, a chance to learn and try new things and take part in a celebration in the relaxed atmosphere and enjoy Gilwell Park.
1st September 2017 @ 15:00
For all SSAGO members heading along to the 15th World Scout MOOT in Iceland this summer!
25th July 2017 @ 12:00
Event for SSAGO members heading along to London Pride with The Scout Association (FLAGS) or with GirlGuiding!
8th July 2017 @ 12:00
Join us as we venture to Switzerland for an action-packed international trip for Summer 2017!
3rd July 2017 @ 00:00
Hit other SSAGO Members and knock them into the water.
17th June 2017 @ 10:00
Leeds Around the World Rally, hosted by LUUSAG at Bradley wood campsite!
16th June 2017 @ 00:00
A unique opportunity to view materials of the University of Bristol Guides and Scouts Club as well as national materials such as Journal articles, event reports and old stories.
Arts and Social Science Library, Bristol
5th June 2017 @ 09:00
The famous SSAGO national ball, held this year in Bath. The theme is a masked ball, so dress to impress!
The Guildhall, Bath
31st March 2017 @ 18:00
Put the kettle on and set the table, Best of British Rally is coming to a city near you! All the best things British convene in a small village (just outside Sheffield) situated in the Peak District to bring you the greatest Feburally. With such activities like Tea in the Park, Hikes in the Peaks in good old English weather and the much anticipated SSAGO guaranteed Great British Bake Off!
Glenbrook Outdoor Activity Centre
17th February 2017 @ 16:00
Prepare to launch yourself into the most out of this world Rally you've ever seen! With special mission's like a trip to the National Space Centre, space themed pub crawls and Space Cadet Academy on the Sunday it promises to astronomical event like no other!
Rough Close Space Centre, Tanners' Ln, Berkswell, Coventry
18th November 2016 @ 16:00
Leicester SLUGS would like to welcome all groups to "The Mad Medieval Midlands Fresher's Camp". As you cross the county border and head through a time warp into Leicestershire's ancient past, get ready for two action-packed days and knights! Filled with a selection of medieval activities: Good food, good fun and good company assured* (*subject to personal opinion)
John's Lee Wood Campsite
28th October 2016 @ 19:00
Manchester SSAGO would like to welcome all SSAGO members across the north to our fresher’s camp. This is a great opportunity for SSAGO’s to get to know their newest members and build relationships with its neighbouring Societies.
5th Urmston (Aquilifer) Scout Group The Lighthouse Eeasbrook Urmston MANCHESTER M41 9JA
21st October 2016 @ 19:30
The annual SSAGO South West Freshers camp, this year hosted by UWE at Woodhouse park in Bristol... and Harry Potter themed! All South West region SSAGO clubs welcome!
Woodhouse Park, Bristol
21st October 2016 @ 19:00
Witan is SSAGO's international camp. This time we're off to Berlin, Germany for just over a week's worth of fun and exciting things! Join us for a once in a SSAGO-time experience! Witan is open to anyone who has been a SSAGO member (student or associate) from the academic year starting in September 2013 and onwards.
17th August 2016 @ 10:00More information
This year Southampton SSAGO presents DINO RALLY, an action packed Summer Rally! A large selection of activities will keep all the dinosaurs entertained throughout the weekend, with a tasty menu for the herbivores and carnivores to keep energy levels high.
17th June 2016 @ 17:00
CUSAGC are unique as the only people in the country (world?) to hold a regular punt jousting tournament. This year we challenge all comers from SSAGO at this ancient sport on June 12th 10:00-15:00! You can also come to join the crowd of locals, students and tourists who spectate.
Lammas Land , Cambridge
12th June 2016 @ 10:00
Leeds Northern Lights SSAGO Ball will be held on Saturday 19th March 2016, at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds.
Leeds Marriott Hotel
19th March 2016 @ 19:00
SAGUWE presents Feb-U-Rally! This is the Spring Rally hosted at Woodhouse Park, Bristol from 12th-14th of February 2016! Can you guess our Cracking theme?
Woodhouse Park, Fernhill, Almondsbury, Bristol
12th February 2016 @ 18:00
Colonel Mustard herby invites you to an evening of murder, mystery and intrigue…
22nd January 2016 @ 22:00
Cardiff Carnival Rally is being hosted at CRAI Activity Park from 20-22nd November 2015.
CRAI Activity Park
20th November 2015 @ 19:00
There'll be pioneering, smores, fire, archery, pumpkin carving, a Back To The Future fancy dress theme (take as seriously as you like!) and much more....
Rough Close Campsite
30th October 2015 @ 19:00
SAGE is hosting South West Freshers' Camp 2015 in Torbay. It will be Pirates themed! The camp is open to all South West unis plus Cardiff & Swansea as well as any Indy members who would like to come. Sign-up here until the 22nd October!
Torbay Scout Campsite
23rd October 2015 @ 18:00
Shake shake shake, shake shake shake, shake your booty, shake your booty over to Bangor and join us in our boogie wonderland at Felin Bach campsite.
Felin Bach, North Wales
19th June 2015 @ 16:00
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's Lancaster Superhero Rally! SSAGO Assemble at Guys Farm on the 6th-8th February 2015! Don't forget your cape! More information to follow... Contact us at: LancsRally@gmail.com (no apologies are made for the excessive use of superhero slogans/puns)
Guys Farm Activity Centre, Bay Horse, Lancaster
6th February 2015 @ 17:00