Frequently Asked Questions


I don't have a background in Scouting, does this matter?

No previous Scouting experience is needed. Energy and enthusiasm are the qualities we are looking for.

Are members insured?

Yes. All Members are covered under our Personal Accident and Medical Expenses Policy.

I'm a parent, can I help with Scouting?

There are many ways in which you can give your time to help Scouting whatever your gender, age, abilities and skills. Simply let us know your availability and how you would like to help and we will match this to roles within your local area.

What details do I need to give?

When you join, you will recieve a Warrior information pack. Included in this pack is:
  • A personal information form
  • Medical form
  • Data Protection form
  • Gift Aid form
All information is kept in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

How old do I have to be to join?

Explorers are aged 14 - 18 years old. If you are moving up to Explorers from Scouts, please make sure that you have completed your Moving-On Award. Your Scout Leader will be able to help you through this.

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