Frequently Asked Questions...
Whether its a parent/guardian or a young person, when someone joins Scouting they often have many questions from uniform to when and where meetings happen to how much does it cost?
To help we have tried to answer the most common questions we get asked, please scroll through this page to see if we have answered your questions. If however we haven’t, please contact us and we’d be happy to help.
There is a one-time joining fee of £15. Subscriptions are currently £9 per month per young person paid by direct debit. This subscription covers the annual capitation fee paid to National Scout Headquarters, which includes a comprehensive insurance coverage, supports the running costs of our Scout hut, the costs of badges and activity resources for each section.
Every volunteer role at the Scouts needs to complete training. We know that Scouting is not only about young people, but also about the development of our volunteers. To support Scout volunteers, they are required to complete a training programme made up of mandatory, role specific and ongoing learning including; safety, safeguarding, first aid and many more.
Every volunteer follows an easy 3 step process:
Step 1: Check the training requirements for your role
Step 2: Complete your Personal Learning Plan with your Training Adviser
Step 3: Complete your training modules
- Bere Wood meets Thursday 5:15-6:15pm
- Creech Wood meets Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm
- Hundred Acre Wood meets Saturday 9-10am
- Merin meets Mondays 6:30-8pm
- Concorde meets Wednesdays 6:30-8pm
- Spitfire meets Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm
Explorers are run at district level
- Armstrong meets Monday 7-9pm at 2nd Waterlooville Scout HQ
- Dora meets Wednesday 7.30pm-9.30pm at 1st Cowplain Scout HQ
- Attenborough meets Friday 7pm – 9pm at 1st Clanfield Scout HQ