Scouting is open to young people of all backgrounds from the youngest Beaver to the oldest adult volunteer
Beavers Scouts is for young people aged from 6 years old up to 8 years old. Beavers meet in Beaver Scout Colonies led by a Beaver Scout Leader (BSL).
Cub Scouts is for young people aged from 8 years old up to 10 1/2 years old. Cubs meet in Cub Scout Packs led by a Cub Scout Leader (CSL).
Scouts is for young people aged from 10 1/2 years old up to 14 years old. Scouts meet in Scout Troops led by a Scout Leader (SL).
Beaver Colonies, Cub Packs and Scout Troops are organised into Scout Groups, with a group being led by a Group Scout Leader (GSL) and a Group Chairman. Scout Groups are run entirely be adult volunteers and many provide opportunities for Young Leaders.
Some Scout Groups also provide a home for Explorer Scout Units.