How to Join

investIf you’re interested in joining then contact us on the email address below making sure you include your contact details and your child’s name and date of birth. We’ll then contact you as soon as we can with joining details. Please use the same email address if you’re interested in becoming a leader or adult helper.

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Please checkout the details below about waiting lists, our programme and the cost of joining. If you’re not local to New Haw then you can find details of your local group from the UK national site.

FAQs about Scouting

  • Yes! We accept both boys and girls into all our sections.

  • We do have a waiting list for many of our sections but try and accomodate 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 their children on the waiting list for Beaver Scouts as early as possible. If you’ve moved into the area and were a Scout elsewhere we do out best to fit you in.

  • At the time of writing our annual subscription fee is £96. This covers the cost of insurance, weekly programme and some of the costs of running the Group. You will also to need to purchase a uniform (approx £25). Camps and other activities are charged separately. We do have support available to help those that cannot afford these costs.

  • 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 provide a varied and exciting programme for each of our age groups.

  • 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 and risk assessment to make sure our activities are as safe as we can make them.

  • 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.