Scouts Our Scout Troop take young people from the age of 10 ½ to 14. The Scouts meet on Wednesday evenings, monthly subs are £12.50. Their uniform is a teal coloured shirt, navy trousers and our Group Kneckerchief. What don’t Scouts do? At this age, we encourage girls and boys to take responsibility for themselves and each other, with older members leading a small team. They like being with friends and participating fully in the adventure of life. In the Troop Scouts: Develop leadership skills Learn emergency aid Spend nights away – the summer camp is often the highlight of the year Help others in the community Cook, both at home and at camp Adventurous and sporting activities – anything from abseiling to zorbing Learn survival skills If you are interested in joining our Scout Troop please email [email protected] for more information, please note we are currently unable to take anymore members until we have some more volunteer scout leaders. Come and join the Fun. Look below to find out some of the activities that our Scouts enjoy. At the bottom of the page is a badge placement diagram. 2024 has got off to a great start for the Scouts with two teams entering the Cotswold Marathon which is a cross country night hike, the girls team won the fastest female trophy in a time of 3hrs 51mins and the boys team completed it in a time of 4hrs 27mins, this was the first time entering the marathon for all of the Scouts. In 2023 they learned map reading and then going on a hike putting their new skills into practice. Earlier in the year they went on St. Georges Day parade, they also went on a Coronation Trail around Gloucester. Had fun pedal karting, archery, rafting, obstacle course, wide games and other activities along with the rest of the group on a camp at Trac. In June some of the Scouts went to Strategy which is a large activity camp for Scouts and Explorers organised by Gloucestershire County Scouts. In the summer holidays they enjoyed a four day camp at Glennywood Scout Campsite in Clapton in Gordano, they enjoyed snookball, aerial runway, table tennis, confidence course, campfires, trip to Wookey hole and Brean Theme Park where they watched the fireworks. The finished the year outdoor ice skating with the Cubs and Explorers. The Scouts are now training for next years Cotswold Marathon which will see them take on the challenge of hiking at night, 10 miles across Country against other Scouts and Guides. You can find out more information about the Scouts badges on the national Scout website. Below you will find a diagram showing you wear the Scout Badges and Awards are positioned on the uniform.