The 17th Nene (The Hamptons) Scout Group was founded back in May 2002; and we provide Scouting opportunities for the young people aged between 4 to 14 years for The Hamptons which are a series of ‘villages’ to the south of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, we are also the local Scout Group for the area of Hempsted to the North of The Hamptons.
The 17th Nene (The Hamptons) Scout Group currently has one of each youth section and each section has a name and all the names of the sections’ link together, around one theme. We have named all our sections’ after UK Chief Scouts past and present,
Our Scout Group is run by Adult Volunteers and are assisted by Young Leader (14 - 18 years old). All our Leaders are committed to the welfare, enjoyment and learning of the young people they work with.
Our Scout Group runs a full and active programme for all sections. Our aim is to encourage the physical, mental and spiritual development of young people, to enable them to take on a meaningful and constructive place in society. The 17th Nene (The Hamptons) Scout Group is supported by a Trustees Board; which manages the Group's finances, as well as the running and development of the Group. Parents and Family members are encouraged to participate in life of the 17th Nene (The Hamptons) Scout Group; by supporting and encouraging their Young People in their Scouting life, sharing their skills with the Sections and assisting the Leaders during activities and events.