The county has a team of volunteers from the County Commissioner to Assistant Commissioners for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Network; they work along with District teams to ensure Scouting flourishes in Oxfordshire.
The county is split into nine Districts, each district has its own team to help and encourage leaders in their area with activities and training, they in turn work with the County team.
The 1st Hanborough Freeland Scout Group consists of a
Beaver Scout Colony, 6 – 8 years old
Cub Pack 8 – 10 years old
Scout Troop 10 -14 years old
At 14 Scouts move on to Explorer Scouts this is run at District level At 18 Explorers move to Scout Network that's County coordinated. Scouting is the only youth movement to run a 6 to 25 programme!
The group consists of Beavers, Cubs & Scouts with 20-25 children in each section, along with adults as uniform leaders and assistants, non- uniformed helpers and members of the group executive committee, giving a total membership of about 90 people
The group is based in the villages of Long Hanborough and Freeland, Beavers and Cubs meet on a Wednesday in Freeland. Scouts meet on a Friday in Long Hanborough
Key roles - Uniform members
Group Scout leader – Sarah Joyner
Scout Leader -Mike Joyner
Cub Scout Leader – Mark Humphrey Beaver Scout Leader – Sue Hooper Key roles – Non-Uniform members
Chairman – Colin Turner Secretary – Janet Gardiner Treasurer – Andrew Smith
Group Scout Leader Sarah Joyner Tel: 01993 882369