We believe that young people develop most when they are 'learning by doing,' when they are given responsibility, work in teams, take acceptable risks and think for themselves. At a local level our joint charity delivers the training programmes of the Scout Association: http://scouts.org.uk and Girl Guiding UK: http://www.girlguiding.org.uk Our focus is the communities in the Whitwell and Hodthorpe area, although we do have members from further a field.
Whitwell Scout & Guide Group provides adventurous activities and personal development opportunities for around 70 local young people aged 5-18. Personal development means promoting the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual well-being of the individual, helping them achieve their full potential.
|What they do||
|Who they work with||
|Geographical area coverage||Bolsover,Part(s) of Derbyshire,Our Explorer Scouts cover most of Bolsover District plus Killamarsh and Inkersall,Whitwell and Hodthorpe area|
|Space for Hire||No|
|Opening Times||Whitwell: Beavers: 5¾ to 8 years Boys & Girls – Thursdays 5.30pm to 6.45pm Cubs: 8 to 10½ years Boys & Girls – Thursdays 7pm to 8.30pm Scouts: 10½ to 14 years Boys & Girls – Mondays 7pm to 9pm Explorer Scouts: 14 to 18 years Boys & Girls – Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.30pm Scout Network: 18 to 25 years – Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.30pm Rainbows: 5 to 7 years Girls – Wednesdays 5pm to 6pm Brownies: 7 to 10 years Girls – Wednesdays 6pm to 7.30pm Guides: 10 to 14 years Girls – Wednesdays 7.30pm to 9pm Senior Section: 14 to 26 years Female only – Wednesdays 7.30pm to 9pm|
|Eligibility Criteria||Rainbow Guides - Female only aged 5 to 7 years Beaver Scouts - Male & female aged 6 to 8 years Brownie Guides - Female only aged 7 to 10 years Cub Scouts - Male & female aged 8 to 10 1/2 years Girl Guides - Female only 10 to 15 years Scouts - Male & female aged 10 1/2 to 14 years Guide Senior Section - Female only 15 to 18 years Explorer Scouts - Male & female 14 to 18 years Supporters committee - Male & female adults|
|Meeting Place||Scout & Guide Hall, Welbeck Street Recreation Ground, Whitwell S80 4TP|
|Service Costs||Most sections charge £100 per year which is collected £16.50 each half term or £2.50 weekly for 40 weeks. This covers annual membership fees, contribution to building running costs, and also weekly activity costs. Other stand alone activities such as camps and trips have additional costs.|
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