What is my child likely to do at the weekly meetings?

Each of our sections do a wide range of activities including craft work, learning new skills,playing games, local vists, ‘Scouting Skills’ and badgework. Each section has a number of programme zones (or themes), badges and challenge awards that help us…

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Do you have a Child Protection policy?

Yes, all are Leaders are CRB checked before working with our members. We also provide extensive training to all our Leaders in the area of Child Protection which is refreshed regularly. Our Leaders are also trained in basic First Aid…

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Uniform

Each Beaver, Cub, or Scout will need their new uniform for investiture. This normally takes place 3 – 4 weeks into the term they start (gives them a chance to decide if they like it or not!)You will need to…

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Learn the Lingo

Akela = Cub Scout Leader Grand Howl = Start and finish of Cub Pack night GSL = Group Scout Leader Necker = A triangluar peice of material, worn rolled up round the neck fastened with a woggle Woggle = A…

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Gift Aid

As a registered charity donating gift aid makes a bit difference to our finances and the facilities and activities we can offer the children. We will periodically ask for the declaration to be filled in online once you are on…

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Do you have a waiting list?

We do have a waiting list for many of our sections but try and accommodate as many young people in our Group as possible. Please contact us and we’ll let you know the current scenario. We encourage parents to put…

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How much does Membership cost?

Annual membership fees are usually spread out to make it easier for families and charged termly. In 1st Combs Scout Group, you can expect to pay up to £90 per year which works out as little as £1.73 a week! However, if…

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What is Scouting?

The Scout Association offers everyday adventure and activity to almost 400,000 young people across the UK. The Movement is the largest co-educational youth organisation in the world, with over 28 million Members in 216 countries and territories. 

When can my child join scouting?

Starting age for Beavers is usually 6 however there is some flexibility in the age range and sometimes young people can join from as young as 5 ¾ . Looking ahead, children can join Cubs from around the age of…

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