About Us

Welcome to St John’s Scouts! We are an active and adventurous Scout Group based in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Each week over 100 young between the ages of 6 and 14 meet on an evening to take part in a enjoyable programme. We are currently made up of two beaver colonies (6-8 years), two cub packs (8-10.5 years) and one scout unit (10.5-14 years).

We are a member of Royal Tunbridge Wells Scout District and take part in a number of district events which take place throughout the year.

The group has a number of leaders from a wide variety of background. We are all enthusiastic about offering Scouting to as many young people as possible.

The Purpose of Scouting

Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

The Values of Scouting

As Scouts we are guided by these values:

  • Integrity – We act with integrity; we are honest, trustworthy and loyal.
  • Respect – We have self-respect and respect for others.
  • Care – We support others and take care of the world in which we live.
  • Belief – We explore our faiths, beliefs and attitudes.
  • Co-operation – We make a positive difference; we co-operate with others and make friends.

The Group Leaders

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Name: Nick Bottle

Role: Group Scout Leader

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Name: Nicola Batchelor

Role: Assistant Group Scout Leader