Scouts are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities as part of their programme including traditional Scouting skills, such as camping, survival and cooking, as well as a wider spectrum of adventurous activities, from abseiling to zorbing. Participation rather than meeting set standards is the key approach, and there are a number of badges and awards that Scouts can gain to recognise their achievements. With the aim of earning the top award for a Scout, the Chief Scouts Gold award
The Scout Promise
The core promise* for Scouts is:
“On my honour, I promise, that I will do my best
to do my duty to God and the Queen,
To help other people,
And to keep the Scout law.”
*There are a number of variations of the Scout Promise to reflect the range of faiths, beliefs and attitudes, and nationalities, in the UK within Scouting.
The Scout Law
A Scout is to be trusted.
A Scout is loyal.
A Scout is friendly and considerate.
A Scout belongs to the worldwide family of Scouts.
A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property.
A Scout has self-respect and respect for others.
"Loved scouts as a child so I sent my daughter and she loves it just as much have great memories and friends :)"
former Scout and Parent
"My daughter went there from beavers to scouts, I don't need to say to much, take your child along let them tell you of the fun they will have..!!"