Scouts (For 10 1/2 to 14 year olds)

Welcome to the Scout Pages.

Scouts aims to build and develop young people’s confidence, sense of adventure and outdoor skills, as well as encouraging them to explore their beliefs and attitudes and be creative.  It offers them the independence to put these skills into practice at camps and even on international trips.

Scouts are encouraged to work together and take the lead on all sorts of projects, from community based work to planning games and activities for their meetings.

The Scout Section is for young people, usually aged between 10½ and 14 years. They can move to the next Section, Explorer Scouts, between the ages of 13½ and 14½.

Please look at our Controlled Facebook Page to see photos of our recent activity.  All photos are managed inline with our Group newsletter and web and  policy (available in our  welcome pack).

Communication

  1. We give out paper newsletters and put them on the website below.
  2. We send out mobile phone text reminders (free). Let Nigel Vosper know if you need a phone added.
  3. We send out emails via OSM. Please make sure your email details are up to date (link below)

Essentials

Policy on walking to and home after Scouts.

We understand that there is a big difference between a 14 year old walking a short distance home in summer, to a 10 year old walking home in the dark winter months several miles.

Therefore we ask that Parents/Guardians are clear with their Children whether they can or cannot walk home. To assist with this we have created a consent form in OSM to inform us whether your child is allowed to travel to or from Scouts by themselves. By default we set this to permission to consent not given. Click here for the login to OSM. If you need your OSM login reset please let Nigel Vosper or Elspeth Ringrose know.

Please note that the Scout Association can take no accountability for travel from/ to meetings however our leaders and helpers will obviously stay with any youngster if there is a parent/guardian who is late in collection.

Info on the programme, camps and upcoming events.

LinkDocumentLast updated
Click here Latest Scout News
Click here Latest Patrol Leaders Council

The Scout and Explorer Sections use OSM (Online Scout Manager) for the detail of the weekly programme and other events and activities. Click here for the login to OSM. If you need your OSM login reset please let Nigel Vosper or Elspeth Ringrose know.

Click here for the permission to camp form.

Click here for details on international expeditions and jamborees and the funding the Executive may be able to help with.

Click here for the Scout basic kit-list.

Click here for information on the history of the troop.

Click here for the Scout Badge Positions (inside scoutbase.org.uk).

Click here for Kayaking pages (under general info).

Contacts:

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Nigel Vosper (Scout Leader). nigelJvosper@sky.com  0797 9736459

With assistance from other members of the leadership team:

Andrew Palmer (Assistant Scout Leader).

Caroline Setford (Assistant Scout Leader).

Stephanie Baverstock (Assistant Scout Leader).

Becks Duffy (Sectional Assistant)