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Payments & Subs


Subscription Fees are paid termly and are currently:

There will be a £5.00 discount applied to any Subs payment that is made before the end of the school half-term break for the term within which the Subs are due. A request for these will be sent out by the Group Subscription Secretary and can be paid directly into the Group’s bank account or by cheque or. The subs box for posting cheque payments and gift aid forms is located in the Finchbase reception.

The reference on bank payments for subscriptions should be Subs + name of Scout.

Discounts are available to the third child in a family. If the subscription presents financial problems please speak in confidence, to your section Leader.

Please consider completing an online Gift Aid form, as it significantly increases the Group’s income.

If you have any queries about subscriptions, please email

Other Payments


The Group’s preferred method of payment for events is by Direct Debit via My.Scout. This is collected via GoCardless, our payments processor. This Direct Debit mandate is used for one-off event payments only, and we won’t ever take money without your explicit permission, every time. Permission is given when you confirm event attendance (to an event where a payment is required), and payment will be taken a few days before the event.


Any cheques for events should be made payable to “1st Finchampstead Scout Group” and passed to your section Leader.

Bank Transfers

Payment may be made by bank transfer for events. The payment reference must be updated for each event, so the payment can be clearly identified. Please ensure your section Leader is aware you have paid by Bank Transfer.

Our Bank Details

Bank: HSBC
Account Name: First Finchampstead Scout Group
Account Number: 61742191
Sort Code: 40-47-09

If you have any queries about payments, please email