Scouts (Ages 11-14)
Scouts is about having fun while gaining value leadership skills and self-confidence.
Scouts enjoy outdoor adventures like mountain biking, rock climbing and lots of camping while working together with other young people to accomplish thrilling challenges.
Scouting gives every member a chance to be a leader. It might involve running an activity, organizing a camp, or participating with other young people across your province or Canada in a youth forum.
Blaze a Trail
Scouts blaze their own trails. The possibilities before you are vast, which is why some of Canada’s greatest trails are used as the symbolic framework for Scouts on The Canadian Path.
Each trail represents a Program Area. Explore all of the different trails over your Scouting Year. You will share adventures for the different Program Areas as a Troop, or within smaller teams called Patrols.
The Scout program focuses on outdoor and environmental activities, citizenship and community service, leadership and personal development and includes a variety of activities:
Extended hikes and lots of camping
Running an activity
Organizing a camp
Participating in provincial or national youth forums
On my honour
I promise that I will do my best
To do my duty to God and the Queen
To help other people at all times,
And to carry out the spirit of the Scout Law.
A Scout is helpful and trustworthy,
kind and cheerful,
considerate and clean,
wise in the use of all resources.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SKILLS (OAS)
Youth have the opportunity to work on earning nine badges in nine areas with the colony. The youth wears their current level on their uniform.
PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT BADGES (PAB)
Youth have opportunities to earn up to 16 badges by planning their own adventures.
PERSONAL PROGRESSION BADGES (PPB)
Folloiwg a Year-end Review, a Scout receives the appropriate Personal Prgression badge.
TOP SECTION AWARD
This very special top section award is awarded to a Trailblazer who has completed a personal progression review, 18 OAS badges, 30 community service hours, one community service project that is personally challenging, and a final review of the Award Project with Troop Leadership Team, or its designates.
Wednesdays @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Helen Schuler Nature Center
300 Indian Battle Road South