The Business of Hemel Hempstead District Scout Council is governed primarily by the “Policy, Organisation and Rules” (POR) of The Scout Association. POR do allow certain latitude for local procedures to be established for the conduct of local business.   The purpose of this Index is to list for quick reference the local procedures, agreements, etc which have been put in place from time to time to guide the business of Hemel Hempstead Scout District.

Each local Procedure is classed as Constitutional, Policy or Agreement depending on its scope and the process necessary to establish, change or cancel it.

Constitutional procedures

These have been established by Resolution of the District Scout Council passed at a General Meeting.

  • The District Financial Year is 1 January – 31 December  [Resolution at EGM 1996]
  • The Numbers of Nominated and Elected Members of the District Executive Committee are maximum 4 of each.   (These are additional to ex-officio members as prescribed by POR).  [Resolution at AGM 2008]
  • The Quorum for a valid Exec meeting to be held is 5, which must include either DC or Chairman [Resolution at AGM 2008]
  • The Nomination of District Representatives to the County Scout Council is delegated to the District Executive Committee  [Resolution at AGM 2012].

Policies

These have been established by decision of the District Executive Committee.

Agreements

These have been agreed between the parties involved, and Approved by the Executive Committee where appropriate.

  • Service Agreement with District SASU ”Shop”   [draft 2011]
  • Service Agreement with District SASU ”Water Activities”   [draft 2011]

Upcoming Events

Jul
4
Wed
2018
6:30 pm Jamboree 2019 Launch & 4th July ... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Jamboree 2019 Launch & 4th July ... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Jamboree launch – Beavers & Cubs  Jamboree launch – Leaders Jamboree launch – Scouts & Explorers
Jul
6
Fri
2018
7:00 pm Gilwell 24 @ Gilwell Park
Gilwell 24 @ Gilwell Park
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
The core Gilwell 24 event is a 24 hour long day of activity and challenge running from 09:00 on Saturday straight through until 09:00 Sunday. In addition we will be hosting the warm up pre-event[...]
Jul
11
Wed
2018
6:00 pm 1st Apsley Scout Group AGM @ Phasels Wood
1st Apsley Scout Group AGM @ Phasels Wood
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm
AGM is planned for Wednesday 4th July, at Phasels Wood, camp fire circle. The event starts at 6pm and will also include a sausage sizzle, some award presentations & campfire songs.
Jul
21
Sat
2018
9:00 am Come to Tolmers (CTT) @ Tolmers Campsite
Come to Tolmers (CTT) @ Tolmers Campsite
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm
 
Aug
17
Fri
2018
6:00 pm Explorer Summer Camp @ St Brides, West Wales
Explorer Summer Camp @ St Brides, West Wales
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
Activities will include a selection of coastal walking, climbing, Sea kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, wind surfing, beach pioneering & BBQ’S, raft building, bivvying, rock pooling, cycling, coasteering, and visits to Pembroke Castle and Skomer Island.