All members of the Group are encouraged to take part in the full range of opportunities that Scouting can offer, and the group has a very good reputation for the effort that it puts into taking part in various events.
Over the years the Group has made a number of links with other Scout Groups. At present we are linked to the ‘303’ Troop Boy Scouts of America, which is based just outside Philadelphia in the USA.
The group of some 100 Scouts, Cubs and Beavers consists of five sections, catering for an age range from 6 to 14 years
The Scouts aged 10½ to 14 years
KINDER TROOP Meets on Friday evening, 7.00 to 9.00 pm
The Cub Scout age group of 8 to 10½ years is served by two Cub Packs
RED FOX PACK Meets on Tuesday evening, 6.30 to 8.00 pm
BROWN BEAR PACK Meets on Thursday evening, 6.30 to 8.00 pm
The Beaver age group of 6 to 8 years is served by two Beaver Colonies
DERWENT BEAVER COLONY Meets on Monday evening, 6.00 to 7.00 pm.
DOVE BEAVER COLONY Meets on Wednesday evening 5.00 to 6.00 pm.
Scouting & the 149th Group
Scouting has developed into a worldwide organisation that provides adventurous activities and personal development opportunities for 400,000 young people aged 6-25 in the UK. Internationally, 28 million young people enjoy the benefits of Scouting across 218 countries.
More information can be found on the Scout Association web site here: Here
We would be very pleased to hear from any young people who would like to join our movement and take advantage of all we can offer, and we are always very pleased to hear from anyone who would like to take up a supporting role with the group, whether that be as a uniformed leader, a helper or one of our army of behind the scenes supporters.