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Liverpool North District Scouts

Supporting Scouting in Merseyside

The Scout Section is the third section in the Scout Group, above Beavers and Cubs, and is for young people, usually aged between 10½ and 14 years.


Activities

Scouts are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities as part of their programme. Participation rather than meeting set standards is the key approach, and for the Scout who wants to be recognised for his or her achievements there are a number of Challenge awards and activity badges.


Balanced Programme

Scouts take part in a Balanced Programme that helps them to find out about the world in which they live, encourages them to know their own abilities and the importance of keeping fit, and helps develop their creative talents. It also provides opportunities to explore their own values and personal attitudes.

Being outdoors is important, and half the programme is given over to taking part in traditional Scouting skills, such as camping, survival and cooking, as well as a wider spectrum of adventurous activities, from abseiling to zorbing.


International Scouting

Its international aspect gives Scouting a special appeal, and many Scouts now travel abroad during their time in the section. In 2011, 40,000 Scouts from around the world attended the World Jamboree in Sweden, and Scouts regularly participate in international camps and experiences both on home soil and abroad, each of them a unique experience in its own right.


Structure

A Scout Troop is divided into small groups called Patrols, each headed up by an older Scout called a Patrol Leader, and often with an Assistant Patrol Leader.

Scouting is about being with friends, as part of a team, and participating fully in the adventure and opportunities of life.


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News & Blogs

VACANCY - Local Training Manager
23/03/2017 By Stephen James

Do you want to get more out of scouting? Are you looking for a new challenge to increase the effectiveness of how scouting is delivered? Are you able to assist the district in ensuring our training is up to date?

If the answer to any of the above is ‘Yes!’ then this post may be for you…

 

We have a vacancy for a Local Training Manager within the district to ensure that we are delivering the best programmes and leadership to all our young people and promoting and delivering scouting to the fullest. Please see the attached document and if you are interested, contact Helen Hannigan direct for more information.

http://www.scoutsonline.co.uk/Files/Global00020/LTM Role Description v2.pdf

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The Scout Association has partnered with GO Outdoors as our Recommended Outdoor Retailer – to support all branches of Scouting with equipment, clothing and expert advice. With almost 60 stores nationwide, GO Outdoors provides our members with a vast network of support and access to over 23,000 lines, with something to suit every adventure.

Hikes Away and Nights Away Staged Activity Badges

GO will be supporting Scouts of all ages in achieving the Hikes Away and Nights Away Staged Activity Badges, by providing downloadable resources, in-store activities and much more to prepare you for adventures! We are currently developing these resources and would love to hear from you.

More Information: https://fundraising.scouts.org.uk/gooutdoors

Discount Codes: http://scouts.org.uk/media/810149/DW-1431.jpg

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Liverpool North District Scouts
Tawd Vale Scout Camp, Lowry Hill Lane, Lathom, Lancashire, L40 5UL
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