Welcome Pack

Introduction

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Lord Robert Baden-Powell started the Scout movement to provide a worldwide, value based, educational movement.

Today there are well over 30 million members in 216 countries.

The Scout Movement started in the UK in 1907. The movement is firmly committed to co-education so both boys and girls can meet the aims through one program.

The aim of Scouting is to promote the development of young people in achieving their full potential. These aims are achieved through exciting and adventurous activities with progressive training based on the Scout promise and laws.


All uniformed leaders are DBS checked and undergo extensive training.   Check out the website for details of the leaders of each section.

All helpers also undergo DBS checks and are not left un-supervised with the young people, in accordance with Scout Association rules.

All parents of children in the group will need to complete a general consent, and emergency contact form.

Special events require separate consent forms which need to be completed and signed before the young take part. Booking for these happens online on our website


Parents wishing to stay at meetings or help occasionally at meetings or camps must be DBS checked. If you wish to have a DBS check in case you may like to support the group in the future. Please speak to a leader for more information.

The age ranges for the different sections are as follows: Beavers 6-8; Cubs are 8 to 10 ½ and Scouts run from 10 ½ to 14 ½. After the Scouts there is a district Explorer section to 18 years old.

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