Our Uniform

4th Heswall Uniforms

BEAVERS

The Beavers wear a light blue Beaver Scout jumper with the Beaver logo embroidered on the front. Jumpers are available from the Army and Navy Store in Heswall.
Beaver Scouts wear the group’s distinctive tangerine necker, this is provided free by the group following investment.

CUBS

The Cubs wear a green Cub Scout jumper with the Cub logo embroidered on the front. Jumpers are available from the Army and Navy Store in Heswall.
Cub Scouts wear the group’s distinctive tangerine necker, this is provided free by the group following investment.

SEA SCOUTS

 

The Scouts wear a navy Sea Scout jumper with Sea Scouts embroidered in an arc on the front. Jumpers are available from the Army and Navy Store in Heswall.  Our Sea Scouts also wear a Royal Navy Class II British Sailors (Pork Pie) Tally Hat with a Sea Scouts Tally Band, and a Botswain’s Pipe (Bosun’s Whistle) on a rope lanyard. The group is Royal Navy Recognised and are able to purchase direclty from Navy suppliers so we can provide these items at a close to cost price. Please contact a leader regarding hats and pipes.

Role Model Uniform

Our role models, Young Leaders, and skills instructors don’t usually wear uniform, but if they wish to we can supply a navy polo shirt with the group logo and an adult necker.

Section Leader Uniform

Section Leaders and Assistant Section Leaders wear a light blue long sleeved Sea Scout shirt or blouse for formal meetings, events, parade and ceremonies, the shirt can be worn with a navy tie, our tangerine necker, or both. For informal meetings and activities they sometimes wear a group polo shirt and necker. When in full uniform section leaders also wear a Sea Scout Leader Cap.
All uniform costs are reimbursed or directly funded by the group. See Support & Training.

Necker

We wear a distinctive tangerine necker which can be worn following investment into the relevant section, the necker is supplied free of charge by the group. The Beavers and Cubs wear it with a woggle, the Sea Scouts tie it using a special knot.


Badges

We will issue your child with new Core badges once invested. All badges, certificates and awards will be funded by the group.
The Staged Badges, Participation Badges and Chief Scout Award badges can be transferred from your child’s previous section Jumper.

Leg and Footwear

All sections to wear dark trousers, dark socks and dark shoes unless advised otherwise. Girls may wear a dark skirt and tights when appropriate, such as for parade, the AGM and ceremonies.

Casual Wear

We have group hoodies and T-Shirts for casual events, camp and leisure wear. Contact us for an order form.

Water Activities

Attire for water activities is always weather dependent, wetsuit and boots or old trainers, warm change of clothes, towel and coat are all essential.  Other items such as a beanie hat, neoprene gloves, cag-top and old fleece are ideal during the ‘cooler’ months.  Cap, sunglasses, water bottle and suncream/sunblock are required for the warmer months.
We usually have a small quantity of pre-loved uniforms, hats and wetsuits which are kindly donated to the group when members move on. If this should be of interest please contact a leader in confidence.

 

Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls