Welcome Infomation

The following information is only for Parents who’s children have been invited to Join the Scout Group.

Welcome to Scouting! Your child is joining 28 million members across the World with 573,000 in the United Kingdom.
Adventure is at the heart of everything we do. It is the single most important thing that sets Scouts apart. It’s exciting being involved with us. We believe that through the everyday adventure of Scouting, young people and adult volunteers regularly experience new challenges that enrich their lives and meet lifelong friends.

Scouting is an inclusive, values based Movement. Membership is open to all those who share our fundamental values.

The Scout Group
We have been providing Scouting in the Town since 1912!.
The Scout Group has 9 Sections:
• 2 Beaver Colonies (Aged 6 – 7) – Monday and Friday
• 2 Cub Packs (Aged 8 – 10.5) – Tuesday and Thursday
• 2 Scout Troops (Aged 10.5 – 14) – Monday and Wednesday
•2 Explorer Units (Aged 14 – 17) –  Monday and Friday

In addition the Scout Group has an Executive Committee, and is a Registered Charity. The Scout Hall is owned and operated by the Scout Group.

Uniform

Beaver Uniform Information
Cub Uniform Information
Scout Uniform Information
Explorer Uniform Information

Monthly Subscriptions
These are paid by standing order at £9, monthly for 12 Months of the year (total £108). These cover the costs of Scout Association membership fee, Insurance, Hall, Badges and other associated costs.

Information about how to setup the Direct Debit, will be sent out in due course.

Camps and Trips
These are paid for separately. The cost of the Camp or Trip is payable for each child attending, and will be requested separately.

Group Registration Form and Online Scout Manager
Please complete as soon as you can the
The Group Registration Form

The Scout Group stores information on Online Scout Manager and is in the
process of expanding access to appropriate information to Parents and Guardians.
Further information, including our Data Protection Policy is available at
www.bonnyriggscouts.org.uk/members/

Scout Association Welcome Packs

Child Protection and Health and Safety
The Scout Association’s policies, rules, code of behaviour, advice on Child Protection and safety policy are there to ensure our young people stay safe whilst the Programme of activities that we provide is fun, exciting
and challenging. Most importantly we must also make sure that all activities undertaken are safe.

It is the policy of The Scout Association to safeguard the welfare of all Members by protecting them from physical, sexual and emotional harm.
Further information is available at www.bonnyriggscouts.org.uk/members/

Trish Elder-Gracie
Group Scout Leader
trish.Gracie@bonnyriggscouts.uk