Scouts

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

There is core flexibility in the age range:  young people can join from age 10, and can move to Explorers between age 13½ and 14½.

Chief Scout Gold Award

How to earn your award

Earn six activity or staged activity badges of your choice. They could be badges you gain outside of your normal meetings or ones you’ve achieved through your programme.

Complete the nine challenge awards. These are:

  • World Challenge Award
  • Skills Challenge Award
  • Creative Challenge Award
  • Outdoors Challenge Award
  • Adventure Challenge Award
  • Expedition Challenge Award
  • Teamwork Challenge Award
  • Team Leader Challenge Award
  • Personal Challenge Award