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1st/6th Edgware Scout Troop

The Scout Section is the third section in the Scout Group, above Beavers and Cubs, and is for young people, usually aged between 10½ and 14 years.

Our Scout Troop is now up and running, after reopening in September 2018. If your son or daughter is interested in joining our new Scout Troop please register their interest by clicking  on the "Join Us" link on the left hand side of this page. The first meeting will be Thursday 13th September.

If you would like to express your interest in joining our adult leadership and helpers team please use the "Adults Can Help" link on the left hand side if this page or click HERE.

 

Activities

Scouts are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities as part of their programme. Participation rather than meeting set standards is the key approach, and for the Scout who wants to be recognised for his or her achievements there are a number of Challenge awards and activity badges.


Balanced Programme

Scouts take part in a Balanced Programme that helps them to find out about the world in which they live, encourages them to know their own abilities and the importance of keeping fit, and helps develop their creative talents. It also provides opportunities to explore their own values and personal attitudes.

Being outdoors is important, and half the programme is given over to taking part in traditional Scouting skills, such as camping, survival and cooking, as well as a wider spectrum of adventurous activities, from abseiling to zorbing.


International Scouting

Its international aspect gives Scouting a special appeal, and many Scouts now travel abroad during their time in the section. In 2011, 40,000 Scouts from around the world attended the World Jamboree in Sweden, and Scouts regularly participate in international camps and experiences both on home soil and abroad, each of them a unique experience in its own right.


Structure

A Scout Troop is divided into small groups called Patrols, each headed up by an older Scout called a Patrol Leader, and often with an Assistant Patrol Leader.

Scouting is about being with friends, as part of a team, and participating fully in the adventure and opportunities of life.


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Where are we?

The Scouts meet at:

The RochDale Scout Centre
42 Roch Avenue
Edgware
Middlesex
HA8 6DW
Meeting Times
Thursdays - 19:45 to 21:30

Interested in helping us? Click on the Adults tab for more information.




1st/6th Edgware Scout Troop
The RochDale Scout Centre, 42 Roch Avenue, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6DW
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