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Thurston scouts

General Details

We are the UK's biggest mixed youth organisation. We change lives by offering 6- to 25-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities.

Scouts helps children and young adults reach their full potential. Scouts develop skills including teamwork, time management, leadership, initiative, planning, communication, self-motivation, cultural awareness and commitment. We help young people to get jobs, save lives and even change the world.

Beavers age 6-8
Mondays 5:45pm-7pm Cavendish Hall, Thurston

Cubs age 8-10 1/2
Tuesdays 6:15pm-8:15pm Cavendish Hall, Thurston

Scouts age 10 1/2 -14
Mondays 7pm-9pm Cavendish Hall, Thurston or other Location depending on activity

Who to contact

Name
Melanie Johnson
Position
Group Scout Leader
Telephone
01359 233039
Email
GroupScoutLeader@1stThurstonScouts.org
Website
http://www.1stthurstonscouts.org/

Where to go

Name
Cavendish Hall
Address
Church Road
Thurston
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk
Postcode
IP31 3PR
Area served
Thurston
Venue Email
GroupScoutLeader@1stThurstonScouts.org
Venue Website
http://www.1stthurstonscouts.org

Days & Times

Various days and times - Please contact the scout leader
Time of day
Evening

Other details

Cost Details
Please contact us for details.
Age Groups
Children (5-11), Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet
Last Updated
02/07/2019

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

The Specialist Advisers are a national team who support District, County and Regional Scouting to ensure it is inclusive, accessible and as diverse as the communities in which we live. 

We are a resource, a sounding board, a listener and supporter for anyone seeking guiding around diversity and inclusion in Scouting. Specialist Advisers offer a safe, trusted space for adults in Scouting to be able to discuss challenging and sensitive issues that may not feel comfortable to discuss elsewhere.

As a team we have a range of professional and Scouting expertise; and each possess a genuine passion and enthusiasm for supporting Scouting For All. Practically in each of our regions we can offer training; support and guidance, and strategic input. 

Areas the team can support include:
•    Additional Needs (disabilities, learning difficulties, challenging behaviour) 
•    Community engagement 
•    Gender equality
•    LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender)
•    Socio-economic inclusion

Contact
Specialist Advisers for Inclusion and Diversity
Email
diversity.inclusion@scouts.org.uk
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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