Scouts, aged 10-14, are the third section of the Scout movement and meet in Troops.
With the emphasis on adventurous activities, action and involvement, Scouting means more than just camping! Hiking, rock climbing, gliding, sailing, pioneering, canoeing, parascending, abseiling, first aid, motor mechanics, electronics, amateur radio and photography are just some of the things they do.
Outdoor activities feature prominently in the Scout Troop.
Map reading, camp cooking, first aid are all parts of the Scout programme.
In Sandwell , the Scout Troops camp both in summer and in winter, go on night hikes, cook over fires and build bivouacs, as well as attending National events which 1,000’s of Scouts attended each year
For more information, please contact the Assistant District Commissioner for Scouts.