Beaver Scouts are young people between 6 and 8 years old

Beaver Scouts belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scouting family.

Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, they enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others.

Cub Scouts are young people between 8 and 10½ years old

Young people can join from age 7½ and can move to Scouts between age 10 and 11.

Cubs are introduced to exciting outdoor activities learning new skills and they take part in adventurous activities, as well as camps and residential experiences.

Scouts are young people between 10½ and 14 years old

Young people can join from age 10, and can move to Explorers between age 13½ and 14½.

Scouts aims to build and develop young people’s confidence, sense of adventure and outdoor skills, as well as encouraging them to explore their beliefs, attitudes and be creative.

Explorers are young people between 14 and 18 years old

With the support, direction and guidance of Unit leaders, Explorer Scouts are encouraged to lead themselves, design their own programme and work towards the top awards that Scouting offers.

With exciting prospects like being a part of camps and expeditions both home and abroad; adventurous activities such as mountaineering; Explorers offers fun and adventure for all.

Network members are young adults between 18 and 25 years old

Scout Network members take part in a variety of activities, which they undertake and organise themselves under the leadership of a District Scout Network Commissioner.

The Programme is divided into three Programme Areas: Community, International and Adventure. Network members wear an adult leader uniform with a Scout Network uniform badge.

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