Demographics

Cambridge District Scout Archive

The changes and challenges on numbers of Scouts is a perennial concern within Scouting. The following pages on the Cambridge experience reflect the influences of the first few decades.

Sometimes a greater vision shines through the angst. In 1942 Howard Mallett DC       ‘Thought that the 17 – 18 year old’s would go to the ‘pre service’ units but this trend should not be regarded as necessarily disappointing in the present circumstances.’