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What do I need to be a Scout

Scouting is about having fun and learning as part of a team

Scouts is the third section in Scouting, and is for boys and girls aged 10 to 14. Scouts take part in a wide range of activities as part of their programme, from archery to expeditions. There are many awards that Scouts can work towards, completing Challenges to get the Chief Scout’s Gold Award. However, taking part and having fun is just as important as what you achieve as a Scout.


The balanced programme of activities encourages Scouts to find out about the world in which they live, know their own abilities and the importance of keeping fit and develop their creative talents. There are also opportunities to explore their beliefs and attitudes.


Being outdoors is really important and Scouts love to learn new skills, such as camping, survival and cooking as well as the wide range of adventurous activities, anything from abseiling to yachting.


Scouting is about being with friends, as part of a team, participating fully in the adventure and opportunities of life.




How do I Join?

How to become part of the Worldwide fellowship of Scouts.

Scouts are girls and boys aged 10 to 14 years old who form a Troop.

To join our Scouts waiting list email your name, your childs name, address, telephone and their date of birth to us at


















Want to be a Young Leader?

Young Leaders are Explorer Scouts, who are between the ages of 14 and 18 who choose to devote a large proportion of their time in Scouting to service in another Section.
The Young Leaders' Scheme helps Explorer Scouts to develop and grow as individuals. It allows them to make a valuable contribution to their community and give service to others. The scheme also helps them fulfil the service elements of their awards. Other young people involved in service programmes such us D of E can get involved too. Contact our Group Scout Leader David Fern for more information.


Want to join as an adult helper?

Would you like to be part of something amazing?

To help young people achieve their full, physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as respected members of their local, national and international communities. There are Fundraising Teams, the Exec Committee as well as parent helpers and uniformed leaders, it doesn't matter how much you do, every little helps!

We need...
Uniformed Leaders, as well as non-uniformed helpers for specific skills. We need parent involvement to help running the Groups, we need you - now.

We have sections that are having to keep membership numbers down because of lack of help, and we have boys and girls who want to join, we need help - now.

We can promise you that it will be fun, as well as a rewarding experience - helping young people aspire to skills, values, and community service at this formative time in their lives, they need you - now.


How can I help?
As a parent/guardian you've pretty much had the basic training (eyes in the back of your head, endless patience, strong stomach, sense of humour!), however you will be CRB vetted by the police in the interests of the safety of the young people we work with and on the job training is we've found the best way to develop your scouting prowess.


You can get more information on Scouting by emailing us your contact details and we will be in touch with you as soon as we can to discuss your new role.

SCOUT Uniform, Badges and Awards


The Scout Promise

"On my honour,
I promise that I will
Do my best
To do my duty to God
And to The Queen,
To help other people
And to keep
the Scout Law."


The Scout Law

A Scout is to be trusted.
A Scout is loyal.
A Scout is friendly and considerate.
A Scout belongs to the world-wide family of Scouts.
A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property.
A Scout has self-respect and respect for others.


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