Uniformed organisations

Part of a uniformed organisation? We can help!

The RSCDS has a long history with uniformed organisations where we provide help and expertise to Guiding and Scouting around the world.

The RSCDS promotes Scottish Dancing and provides the resources to deliver Ceilidh and Scottish Country Dancing to people of all ages. If you are just a beginner and would like to get some of the basic steps and techniques down we can help!


What’s a Ceilidh?

A Ceilidh is a social gathering of people that usually includes traditional Scottish Country Dances. Quite often there are people who have never done Ceilidh dances, some who know a little, and those who have danced since they were at school.

Ceilidhs are fun and exciting and are embedded in Scottish culture. From weddings to social gatherings, there is almost always a Ceilidh happening every weekend!

Visit ouR Ceilidh Resources Page

Uniformed organisations normally have a dance badge in their repertoire, and often the requirements are exploring a style of dance and performing it. For example, our Ceilidh resource page can help your group achieve its goals by giving you the tools to successfully organise and run a Ceilidh.

If your badge is to find out information on Scottish or Ceilidh Dancing and perform a dance, prepare a scrap book or draw pictures, we can help!

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Join an RSCDS Branch & receive member benefits

There are 159 RSCDS Branches and over 300 Affiliated Groups in more than 50 countries around the world, located on all continents (except Antarctica).

They organise and run classes, dances and other social events in their own areas and are committed to helping develop Scottish Dance and Music for future generations.

We encourage you to try Scottish Country Dancing for yourself to see just how much fun it can be, so please come along and learn how to 'Dance Scottish'. 

Wherever you are in the world there is most likely Scottish Country Dancing.

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