Welcome to Scouting!

Scouting in a nutshell

Scouting offers challenge and adventure to over 500,000 young people aged 6-25 in the UK. We believe in helping our Members fulfil their potential by working in teams, learning by doing and thinking for themselves. We’re working to make Scouting available to all and we’re passionate about what we do.

Through the adventure of Scouting, young people get to take risks in a safe environment, and have their first taste of responsibility. We give young people experiences they’ll never forget.

The sort of adventure Scouting offers is the chance to experience something different and the opportunity to challenge yourself. When a Beaver Scout wakes up the morning after a sleepover, or Cub Scout has just got over her fear of heights by completing her first abseil – that’s adventure.

In Scouting, we provide over 200 activities from abseiling to zorbing (that’s falling out of the sky in a foam ball in case you were wondering). If we don’t have an instructor who can help we can normally find someone who can. But Scouting isn’t just about activities for their own sake. We encourage our young people to feel the buzz of the challenge and then reflect on what that means. Did they have fun? Do they feel more confident? Would they do it again?

Life is an adventure . . . Live It!

All this is made possible by the efforts of 100,000 voluntary adult leaders. With award winning training and one-to-one support, we make sure that each one of our volunteers gets to make best use of their skills and talents. It’s something different from the norm, and that why a lot of people like it. In fact, it’s what’s made us the largest co-educational youth Movement in the country. All our adults undertake training and also get many opportunities to try lots of great activities as well!

3rd Hampton Hill Overview

3rd Hampton Hill (St James) Scout Group has 2 Beaver Scout Colonies, 2 Cub Scout Packs and 2 Scout Troops. The group is massively successful and active, and has experienced amazing grown since 2002.

3HH Adventure

For a quick summary on what to expect in each of the Sections (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) take a look at this document; What to expect in the Sections at 3HH

How much does it cost?

The subs are £40 per term or £110 per year (to qualify for the annual rate subs must be paid in the September preceding the year). There is a £20 initial joining fee and a £20 transfer fee when you move between the sections. Membership to the entire Scout Movement is fully inclusive, so if money is the only issue stopping you from joining, please contact us and arrangements could be made.

To sustain our continued growth and opportunities we need to continue recruiting adult help and leadership in all the sections. Please do get in touch with us if you would like to get involved.