WHAT IS A SCOUT?
Scouts are young people aged between ten and fourteen years old and make up the third section in the Scouting family. They want to make friends and develop widening interest in ways that are both educational and fun.
WHAT DO SCOUTS WEAR?
Scouts wear, dependant on the type of activity they are involved in, a teal green smart shirt, a pair of activity trousers, scout belt and their Group scarf and woggle. A Cub Scout who has joined the Scouts and has gained his/her Chief Scout Silver Award can wear it on their uniform until they have gained the Chief Scout's Gold Award.
WHAT DO SCOUTS DO?
Scout activities are about action and teamwork as well as individual pursuits. Scouts have a varied programme which includes camping, hiking, gliding, power boating, abseiling, canoeing, etc. etc. gaining their Chief Scout's Gold Award. Once again the programme helps Scouts to learn about being self sufficient through survival skills, cooking and first aid to name just a few. Scouts when they reach the age of fourteen and a half then leave the Group to progress on to Explorers.
WANT TO BE A SCOUT?
You need to be ten and a half years old to become a Scout. To join the Troop; get your Mum/Dad/Carer or Guardian to contact:
1st Methlick Scout Group Charity No: SCO12989