Both boys and girls have fun make new friends and learn new skills. We meet every week of term time Scouts - Wednesday Evenings 6:30 to 8.30 pm Cubs - Tuesday Evenings 6.30 to 8.00 pm Beavers - Thursday Evenings 6.30 to 7.30 pm We meet at the Scout Hut Wasperton Lane Barford CV35 8DU. Scouts aged 10 to 14yrs Cubs aged 8 to 10yrs Beavers 6 to 8yrs Providing fun challenge and adventure for 5-14 year olds in our local area supporting the community with projects and initiatives. Giving young people the chance to go on adventures and nights away!
1st Barford Scout Group has been serving the young people of Barford and the surrounding area for over twenty five years. Proud as we are of our heritage and traditions we are none the less a thoroughly modern vibrant and forward thinking Scout Group. Our members learn new skills follow a challenging and adventurous programme make new friends and have fun. We meet at our Headquarters which is usually simply called 'The Scout Hut' in Barford. The 'Scout Hut' stands in its own grounds just off Wasperton Lane. As part of the Scout Association we have rigorous safety and safeguarding policies. All of the adult members of the Group have enhanced Criminal Record Bureau checks (CRB) hold First Aid qualifications and receive appropriate Leadership Training. Our activities are risk assessed and conform to National Governing Body regulations where appropriate. We cater for children and young people of all genders from 6 years of age to 14 years of age. Boys and girls aged from 6 years old to 8 years old can join our Beavers who meet from 6.30pm to 7.30pm on Thursday nights. Boys and girls aged from 8 years old to 10 ½ years old can join our Cub Pack which meets from 6.30pm to 8.00pm on Tuesday nights. Girls and boys aged from 10 years old to 14 years old can join our Scout Troop which meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30pm to 8.30pm. We are always on the look out for suitable adults of any age from 18 years to 100 years to help us in providing activities equipment or facilities for our young people. There are opportunities to suit everyone from people who can only commit an hour or so every month to those of you who have a few hours a week available. We welcome flexible volunteering that suits the individual. All sections are especially popular at present and currently we operate a 'Joining List'. Please contact us via our web site www.1stbarfordscoutgroup.uk/ to put a youngster's name on our joining list.