The Group Executive Committee plays a vital role in the running of the Scout Group.

The Executive Committee makes decisions and carry out administrative tasks to ensure that the best quality Scouting can be delivered to young people in the Group by the section leaders.

The Executive Committee exists to support the Group Scout Leader in meeting their responsibilities. Members of the Executive Committee act collectively as charity trustees of the Scout Group, and in the best interests of its members to:
  • Comply with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association
  • Protect and maintain any property and equipment owned by and/or used by the Group
  • Manage the Group finances.
  • Provide insurance for people, property and equipment.
  • Provide sufficient resources for Scouting to operate. This includes, but is not limited to,supporting recruitment, other adult support, and fundraising activities.
  • Promote and support the development of Scouting in the local area.
  • Manage and implement the Safety Policy locally
  • Ensure that a positive image of Scouting exists in the local community

The executive committee is made up of a wide range of people, some with children in the group and others without and welcomes additional members to join them on the executive committee.