Scouts are boys and girls aged between 10 and 14 years who want to make friends and develop their widening interests in ways that are both educational and fun.
Scouts meet as a Troop under the guidance of trained adult leaders. Each Troop consists of several Patrols, units of six to eight Scouts. The patrol system gives Scouts the chance to show responsibility and initiative.
Scout activities are about action and involvement and include camping, hiking, rock climbing, gliding, sailing, pioneering, canoeing, electronics - the list is endless.
Also an important part of Scout training is community involvement and taking part in local conservation schemes.