Popularity of scouting leads to volunteer shortage
1 April 2013 Last updated at 09:20 BST
More adult volunteers are needed for the 35,000 young people currently waiting to join the scouting movement, which already has well over half a million members.
Tim Kidd, the Scouts Commissioner for England, told the BBC that volunteers "can be trained and do not need special skills".
The Duchess of Cambridge is a trained volunteer and helps out at a scout group close to her home in North Wales.
The BBC's Graham Satchell spoke to some scouts and volunteers.