Interested in using the minibus?

  • Step 1 – Check the minibus availability
  • Step 2 – Complete the online enquiry form
  • Step 3 – We will then email you to confirm your booking
  • Step 4 – Read the terms and conditions
  • Step 5 –  Return the following to the minibus administrator
    • The minibus booking form
    • Copies of the drivers electronic driving licences
    • Copies of HCC minibus permits
    • Deposit cheque of £250 for groups outside of Hemel Hempstead District.
  • Step 6 – 28  days before collection or immediately if within 28 days – BACS transfer Full payment , details on the booking form
  • Step 7 – Collect the minibus and keys from Phasels Wood Scout Camp
    • 8.45am – 5.15pm Nov-March, 8.45am – 9.30pm April – Oct (except Sundays when they close at 5.15pm).
  • Step 8 – Return the minibus to Phasels Wood Scout Camp and keys to the office if open or to the location directed.
  • Step 9  – Once the minibus condition has been inspected we will return your deposit.
    • In the event of damage to the minibus your deposit will be withheld to cover damage. If the extent of damage is more than the deposit the additional amount will need to be paid, unless an insurance claim is made whereby your deposit covers the insurance excess.

Hire Charges

  • Evening rate – £20 (up to three hours)
  • Day rate – £50
  • Weekend rate – £100 (Friday PM – Sunday PM)
  • Long weekend (3 days) – £125
  • Long weekend (4 days) – £150
  • Week – £250
  • Minibus assessments – £10 per person

If any key is lost whilst the minibus is on hire, Hemel Hempstead Explorers will do all they can to provide a replacement, but, the cost of replacing the lost key will be taken from the hirer’s deposit.

Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Fri
2018
6:00 pm Peak Assault (Herts Scouts) @ Secret location (Starting at Phasels Wood)
Peak Assault (Herts Scouts) @ Secret location (Starting at Phasels Wood)
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Peak Assault is Hertfordshire Scouts’ most challenging competition organised for members of the Scout Association aged 14 and over and is now in its 43rd year. The competitors must use their orienteering skills, physical ability[...]
Oct
31
Wed
2018
5:30 pm Halloween Party for Beaver Scout... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Halloween Party for Beaver Scout... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a spooky evening of fun Halloween-themed activities. Parents are asked to accompany children (1:4), with leaders supporting the activities. Halloween Party Leader letter Halloween Party YP letter Deadline for young people to[...]
Nov
5
Mon
2018
6:00 pm Family Firework Spectacular @ Hobbs Hill Wood Primary School
Family Firework Spectacular @ Hobbs Hill Wood Primary School
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
An opportunity to have a great night watching some spectacular fireworks and raise money for your group at the same time. The school kindly donate back a percentage of any ticket sales to the group[...]
Nov
16
Fri
2018
7:30 pm Green Beret @ Tolmers Scout Camp
Green Beret @ Tolmers Scout Camp
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 18 @ 11:30 am
 
Nov
25
Sun
2018
1:00 pm Cub Scientist Activity Badge Day @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
Cub Scientist Activity Badge Day @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An exciting afternoon of science-themed activities and interactive sessions. Cub Scouts who attend will receive their Scientist activity badge. Cubs will go round in groups of ten, accompanied by an adult. We would ask groups[...]
Dec
16
Sun
2018
all-day Christmas Pantomime for Beavers ... @ Kings Langley Community Centre
Christmas Pantomime for Beavers ... @ Kings Langley Community Centre
Dec 16 all-day
Join us for a fun and interactive Christmas-themed “Beauty and the Beast” pantomime, delivered by a travelling theatre company. Separate sessions for Beavers and Cubs – leaders are asked to offer to stay to supervise,[...]
Jan
3
Thu
2019
7:45 pm All Sections Leader Meeting @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
All Sections Leader Meeting @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
Jan 3 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
A chance to network with other leaders, find out about and have your say on future events and pick up tips and ideas to help run your section.