12th Galway Claregalway Scout Group
Application for Waiting List Form
Group Administration Only
Please tick appropriate section
Beavers (6-8yrs) ❑ Cubs (9-11) ❑ Scouts (12-15) ❑ Ventures (15-17) ❑ Rovers (18+) ❑
Child’s Name ____________________________ Date of Birth _________________ Male ❑ Female ❑
Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Names ___________________________________________________________
Home phone___________________ Mobile___________________ Email _______________________
Is either parent/guardian a leader with Claregalway Scout Group? Yes ❑ No ❑
If yes, please advise sec t ion or support role: ____________________________________
Do you have a child in any other section in the Claregalway Scout Group Yes ❑ No ❑
If yes give child’s name __________________________ and Section ____________
As a voluntary organisation, our continuity is dependent on the involvement of parent s in the running of the Scout Group. Please indicate at which level you would be prepared to participate.
• Leader in a Programme Section ❑
• Officer Role e.g. Secretary, Treasurer, PRO ❑
• Parents & Friends Group: Fundraising, Events ❑
If there is an y other information you consider relevant t o your application you may add it here.
Confirmation of application
I confirm I have read and understood the Admissions and Waiting List Policy of the 12th Galway Claregalway Scout Group and request that my child’s name be placed on the Waiting List for the Section ticked above.
Parent or Guardian’s Signature ____________________________________ Date __________________
Please return this form by email/post to :
Marc Mellotte, Na Rossa, Cahergowan, Claregalway
12th Galway Claregalway Scout Group
Admissions and Waiting List Policy
12th Galway Claregalway Scout Group is committed to maintaining a policy and process for allocation of places in each Section of the Group that will promote continuity within in the sections and be fair, transparent and equitable. The Group is committed to trying to ensure a gender balance in each section.
The purpose of this document is to state the policy and criteria which will be followed in the allocation of youth member places in all sections of the 12th Galway Claregalway Scout Group.
Parents or guardians must complete,sign and return a waiting list application form to the
Registration Secretary. The Registration Secretary will maintain and administrate the admissions and waiting list in line with the agreed and published policy and in conjunction with the Section Leaders. Section Leaders will liaise with the Registration Secretary in regards to transitions and registration and their current numbers.
The Group Leader will arbitrate in the event of any question arising from the Admissions Policy and that decision will be final.
CRITERIA FOR APPLICATION TO WAITING LIST
The current catchment area for 12th Galway is Claregalway, Lackagh and surrounding parishes.
Waiting List application form is to be completed, signed by a parent or guardian and returned to the Registration Secretary.
The child for whom a place is being requested must have reached the appropriate age for that section by the September 1st of the year they join the Group. Names cannot be placed on the waiting list until the child has reached 5, 7 11, 15 years respectively.
MINIMUM AGES BY SEPTEMBER 1st OF THE STARTING YEAR ARE:
Beavers – 6 years, Cubs – 9 years, Scouts – 12 years, Ventures – 15 years, Rovers – 18 years
CRITERIA FOR OFFERING PLACES
Places are offered in each section in the following order:
REGISTRATION: will take place in September.
REVIEW: This policy will be reviewed at least annually and at any other time if required.
Brid McOsker, Registration Secretary, 12th Galway Claregalway Scout Group
Carraun, Kiniska, Claregalway, Co Galway