5th Letchworth Scouts is a thriving Scout Group located in Spring Road, Letchworth Garden City. We have a Beaver colony for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 7; a Cub Pack for the 8 to 10 1/2 year olds; and a Scout Troop for the older ones up to the age of 14 1/2.
We meet at our own Headquarters building at 35 Spring Road during school term times.
Beavers meet on Wednesdays between 17:30 – 18:30
Cubs meet on Tuesdays between 18:30 – 20.00
Scouts meet on Wednesdays between 19:00 – 21:00
See the relevant section page for more details.
Scouting is a uniformed organisation: we expect all our Beavers, Cubs and Scouts to wear the appropriate uniform at meetings and whenever we go anywhere. We also charge membership fees on a termly basis. We do our best to keep these as low as possible, but we get no external funding and have to be self-sufficient.
That said: we need to emphasise that we will never turn somebody away because they can’t afford to pay for scouting. If you would find the cost of your son/daughter coming to scouts a challenge, then talk to one of the leaders; who can explain how we can provide financial assistance for subs, uniform, camps etc.
Please note that our hall is for hire to community groups and for children’s parties. Please see the Get in touch! page for contact details.
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Letchworth & Baldock District Scouts
Fifth Letchworth Scouts is one of 9 groups in Letchworth & Baldock District. The others are 1st Ashwell, 1st Baldock, 2nd Baldock, 4th Letchworth (St Paul’s), 7th Letchworth, 8th Letchworth, 11th Letchworth and 12th Letchworth. For Explorer Scouts and Scout Network activities, we defer to the district.
Letchworth & Baldock District covers the towns of Letchworth Garden City and Baldock, plus the villages of Ashwell and Weston. It is one of 18 districts that make up Hertfordshire Scouts. Our neighbouring districts are Hitchin, Stevenage and Royston, plus Biggleswade district in Bedfordshire.