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A Million Hands

The Canal & River Trust are proud to be part of A Million Hands, a national partnership project led by The Scout Association. Launched in October 2015, the aim is to engage half a million young people in social action projects across the country.

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Visit the A Million Hands website.

Canals and rivers are perfect places for Scout groups to discover, explore and contribute to their local communities. Find out more about the role the Canal & River Trust are playing in this nationwide project here.

If your group has signed up to A Million Hands, or if you're just looking to use our waterways as inspiration for completing badge work, you can find plenty of ideas in our A Million Hands resource pack.