Frequently Asked Questions

Q) Where do you meet?
A) We meet at 3rd Boxmoor Scout Headquarters which is located at the beginning of Woodland Close, Boxmoor HP1 1RN.

Q) My child is joining your group and I would like to offer my support, how do I go about it?
A) Please visit our parents page to see how parent’s can support our group.

Q) When will I be invested?
A) Most beavers, cubs and scouts are invested about a month after first joining, usually at a parents night at the end of our programme cycle so that parents can come and see the investiture and take embarassing photos.

Q) Where can I buy  a uniform?
A) You can purchase uniforms at Hobbs Hill SchoolThe Complete Outdoors which is located on London Road, Bourne End. Details of opening times and location can be found on their website or John Lewis. If you have any problems, please talk to your section leader.


Q) When should I buy uniform?
A) Once you have been coming to scouts for a few weeks and you know that you are going to continue you should buy a uniform.

Q) How much does it cost?
A) We charge subscription fees per term. This covers most troop night activities and badges. Scouts have in the past taken part in ice skating, swimming and climbing as part of their weekly programme. We also fundraise regularly to subsidise the costs of our programme.

Q) Are all adults CRB checked?
A) All adults are CRB checked, this includes all adult leaders, group executive members and occasional helpers including those who offer help with transport to activities.

Q) Where can I find more information about scouting?
For information about Scouting nationally, please visit the Scout Association.