Contact us

The group has a simple structure to ensure that we all work at our best. Each section has an overall leader and they are supported by the Group Scout Leader. Equally, we are all supported on a District level by the District Commissioner.

If you want to know more about the structure of Scouting, then see here.

  • To ask about the group itself, you want to use our Scout HQ or want to ask about joining Garland Scout Troop, speak to our Group Scout Leader, Barry Stride. Email him at
  • If you’ve got any questions about River Test or Black Water Beaver Colonies, including how to join, speak to our Beaver Scout Leader, Scott Wilson. Email
  • If you’ve got any questions about Discovery or Endeavour Cub Packs including how to join, speak to our Cub Scout Leader, Sarah Challis. Email

If in doubt, email

The address is managed by our Web Editor who receives them and then passes them on to the right people. All the emails shown on this page are checked regularly and we hope to reply as soon as possible – please bear in mind that we’re all volunteers who fit in Scouting around other jobs.