Stevenage District Scout Council


Following advice from Public Health England placing various restrictions due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We have been monitoring this advice carefully and along with the guidance from the Scout Association issued on the 16th March we can confirm that all Scout gatherings & events are cancelled for the forseeable future.

This means that ALL section meetings and ALL planned activities are now cancelled until further notice.

This information will be updated as more information becomes available to us.


Beaver Meetings - CANCELLED

Cub Meetings - CANCELLED

Scout Meetings - CANCELLED

Explorer Scout Meetings - CANCELLED

Scout Network Meetings - CANCELLED

County Cub Bushcraft Day - CANCELLED

Scout About Challenge - CANCELLED

Archery Sessions - CANCELLED

Backpack Jack - CANCELLED

Colonel Wood Patrol Camp - CANCELLED

St George's Parade - CANCELLED

Lochearnhead Expedition - Awaiting more information - the trip leaders will be contacting those concerned.

Scout Shop at Poplars Centre - CLOSED 



minibusThe District minibus is available for hire by members of the Scout and Guide movements as well as other Youth Organisations, Churches, Schools and Registered Charities

The minibus is a Peugeot Boxer, diesel, 17 seater (including driver).

The minibus can be driven on a normal 'B' car licence by anyone approved by Stevenage District Scout Council.  You may have to take an driving assessment prior to using the minibus.

Our minibus has a Section 19 permit for use within Stevenage Souting.  For information from The Scout Association on the section 19 permit - CLICK HERE

Current Hire Rates

(All prices are correct as of February 2019 and are subject to change without notice).

For any hire outside of Stevenage Scouts, we require a £250 deposit cheque (payable to Stevenage District Scout Council) to be handed to the Minibus Administrator on collection of the vehicle.  This will be held until the Hirer and the Minibus Adminsitrator check and agree the condition of the vehicle to be satisfactory on return from hire.

For more information - click here to contact the Minibus Administrator

Scouting Use
Scout/Guide Use
(up to 4 hours)
£30 £35
(up to 24hours)
£60 £75
(up to 72hours)
£125 £150
(up to 7 days)
£225 £275

All charges exclude the cost of fuel

Our Terms and Conditions of Use can be downloaded below

Click here to view the Minibus Availibility

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