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Scouts

Scouts belong to the third section in the Scouting family.  They have the chance to try a wide range of activities including hikes, water sports and survival camps.

Scouts is for all young people aged 10 1/2 to 14 years, with the option of joining at 10 years at the discretion of the local Scout Group.  Scouts normally meet together once a week in a Scout Troop, and have opportunities to go on weekend trips and camps, with an increasing opportunity for taking on a leadership role in the section.

By regularly taking part in their pack programme, Scouts have the chance to earn activity badges, staged activity badges, challenge awards, leadership stripes and the Chief Scout’s Gold Award.

The Scout Troop is part of a Scout Group along with Beaver Scout Colonies and Cub Scout Packs.  Scouts is run by adult volunteers and may be supported by Young Leaders.

Around the age of 14 years, Scouts move up to Explorer Scouts to continue their Scouting adventure with other teenagers aged 14 to 18 years.  Explorer Scouts can also become Young Leaders to help with running Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

The Assistant District Commissioner for Scouts (ADC Scouts) in St. Helens is Dave Singleton:

scouts at sthelensscouts dot org dot uk

More information can be found at the Scout Association’s member resources webpages on Scouts.

A table of all section meeting times is available.

 

District Events

More information coming soon at:

  • Five Aside Football
  • Camp
  • Merseyside County camp

 

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