Squirrels

Our youngest section is for young people aged 4 to 6

Our Dreys

Red Squirrel Drey
Email: Squirrels.red@5thrscouts.org
We meet on Monday evenings (16:45 – 17:45 hrs)

The Drey is run by Sarah, with assistants Dawn and Jenny. We also have a parent helpers rota for each week.

Grey Squirrel Drey
Email: Squirrels.grey@5thrscouts.org
We meet on Friday evenings (16:45 – 17:45 hrs)

The Drey is run by Fiona (Falcon), with assistants Lizzie (Kestrel) and Tumai (Peregrine). We also have a parent helpers rota for each week.

Activities

Here are some of the activities that our Squirrels may participate in:

  • Visits from “local heroes”, eg a vet, Community Police Officers, etc
  • Visits to the Reigate Caves, a local Fire Station, etc
  • Cooking, campcraft
  • Campfire songs
  • Crafts, games, stories
  • Climbing, Outdoor activities

Uniform

Uniform consists of a red sweatshirt with Squirrel logo, navy blue activity trousers (optional), a Group Scarf & Woggle (presented at the Investiture ceremony). All uniform can be purchased from the Local Scout Shop or via the Group. An optional 5th Reigate (Merstham) branded yellow T-shirt can also be purchased from the Group. We advise waiting to buy uniform for the first few weeks to see if your child enjoys being in Squirrels.

Waiting Lists

At the moment there is a waiting list for Squirrels.

If you wish to be added to our waiting list, please complete our Join form

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls