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A Scout Troop is for young people aged from 10 ½ - 14 years old (6-month flexibility applies). Scouts meet together as a Troop and work within a variety of small groups called ‘Patrols’ lead by a Scout Patrol Leader.
The Patrol Leaders work with the Leadership Team in setting the programme and in decisions affecting the Troop. The Patrol system is one of the important ways that young people can take responsibility for themselves and others.
A volunteer leadership team made up of uniformed Leaders and other informal Assistants and helpers will guide the Troop.
Scouting has a reputation as an outdoor organisation based on strong traditions of camping and other outdoor pursuits.
Scouts work towards a variety awards and badges which are awarded by taking part in the regular programme. Scouts also have the opportunity to gain a wide range of activity badges by working inside and outside troop meetings. Most of the badges and awards in Scouts require independent work by the scouts themselves. With hard work and regular attendance Scouts can gain the Chief Scouts Gold Award.
Most Troops will offer a number of events away from home during the year, and very often a summer camp. These are important to the life of the Troop, as they are the culmination of much of the training during the year.
Our Scout Troop meets on Thursday evenings 19.30 to 21.00
Our Scout Troop Leaders are Pete, Gary, Aaron and Chris
Each section has its own uniform, although the activity trousers are common to all sections
Specific activities may have additional requirements. You will be notified of these in good time by your Section Leader and Programme.
The Scout uniform consists of the following items
Group scarf with a woggle (both presented by the group – ours is yellow and black)
In addition to the specific uniform items each Member should have a set of waterproofs (jacket and trousers) and a day sack of sufficient size to carry lunch, a drink and waterproofs.
To add your child's name to the joining list or if you have any questions please get in touch via the Contact page!