Eccleston Scout Group

Apps we like...

Listed below are some of the apps we find really useful...


By World Organisation of the Scout Movement



Discover the latest News, Publications, Pictures and Videos from World Scouting directly on your Android. The Scout Movement is a voluntary, non-partisan educational movement for young people. Scouting is open to all, regardless of race or creed, in accordance with the purpose, principles and method conceived by its founder Robert Baden-Powell.

Maverick Pro

By Code Sector

£5.30 (Free version available)


Use offline maps and GPS even without an internet connection. This app is great for hiking, boating, geocaching and other outdoor activities. • Multiple global online maps: MapQuest, Open Street Maps (Cycle, Public Transport), Bing, Yandex, Ovi/Nokia, OpenSeaMap.

My Badges - UK Scout Programme

By AP & PS



Ideal for quick reference at meetings and camps, the app presents the requirements for every badge and award in the UK 6-25 programme. Members and parents need never wonder where each badge goes on the jumper or shirt, with the help of the unique interactive badge positioning guide.


By Upto



Upto is the app we use for our group calendar. Download to get weekly updates about our events. Upto also integrates the calendars currently stored on your device and calendars from Google Calendars.

Animated Knots

By Grog LLC



Named best knot-tying app by Outside Magazine! Learn to tie knots the fun and easy way from the creators of the web's #1 knot site. Animated Knots by Grog is simply the best, most comprehensive teaching and reference tool for boaters, climbers, fishermen, scouts and hobbyists. Watch knots tie themselves in simple step-by-step photo animations, or go frame-by-frame as you learn each knot. Tap the info button to get detailed descriptions about each knot's correct use, advantages and disadvantages, and other information.