Scouts

 

The Scout section is for boys and girls between the ages of 10 ½ years and 14 years,. The older Scouts can choose to move onto Explorers at 14 years.

 

The Scouts meet once a week at the HQ site on a Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. The Scouts are involved in a combination of games, badge work and training at their weekly meetings. Additional activities include a two week summer camp, a weekend winter camp, weekend camps organised by the more senior Scouts, as well as weekend training sessions.

 

There are four Patrols in the Troop: Amundsen, Drake, Scott and Columbus.

 

The Scout Troop is run by Dave with assistance from Mick, James and Eric.

 

Parent Contact Details

 

Current Scout parents may contact the Scout leader:

 

If you are interested in joining the Scouts, please see our Joining Us page.  Please do not contact the leader above, as he does not deal with membership enquiries. Thank you.

 

Programme

 

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Wed 16 Oct
 
Summer Camp Movie &
Expedition Presentations
Wed 23 Oct Half term - No meeting
Wed 20 Nov Rock Climbing at White Spider

Fri 17 -

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Winter Camp

at Bentley Copse, nr Guildford

Wed 22 July -

Sat 1 August 2020

Summer Camp

at Lyons Copse, Southampton

   

 

 

 

In Case of Emergency (ICE) Form


Your child's safety remains of high importance so it is vital that we have the correct contact details for parents and any relevant medical or dietary information. Previously, we have asked parents to fill out an ICE form annually for these details. This information is now entered on our online system, which allows parents to view and update details at any time. We ask parents to confirm these details are correct on an annual basis.

 

Please Note: Young members may not be allowed to attend scouting activities if details have not been confirmed.

 

It is essential that we have up to date health and contact information for each Scout. If you have any concerns please let the Scout Leaders know.

 

Term Dates


Autumn Term 2019

First Meeting: Wed. 4 September
Half Term: Wed. 23 October  (No Meeting)
Last Meeting: Wed. 18 December

 

Spring Term 2020

First Meeting: Wed. 8 January
Half Term: Wed. 19 February  (No Meeting)
Last Meeting:

Wed. 1 April

 

Summer Term 2020

First Meeting: Wed. 22 April
Half Term: Wed. 27 May  (No Meeting)
Last Meeting: Wed. 15 July

 

Attendance


In order for scouts to progress through the challenges and awards programme in scouting they need to attend regularly, or as much as possible. We understand that many young people of scout age have other extra-curricular commitments and obviously education comes first.
If you are unable to attend an evening, we would appreciate you letting us know as soon as possible by email, text message or phone. If you decide for any reason you no longer wish to continue with scouting, please let us know as there are young people wishing to join the troop that we currently are unable to offer a space to. (Please see our Group's Attendance Expectations policy.)

 

 

 

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