Scouts (age 10.5 – 14) aims to build and develop young people’s confidence, sense of adventure and outdoor skills, as well as encouraging them to explore their beliefs and attitudes and be creative. It offers them the independence to put these skills into practice at camps and even on international trips.
Scouts are encouraged to work together and take the lead on all sorts of projects, from community-based work to planning games and activities for their meetings.
At Pyrford we enjoy games, learning new skills and putting them into practice through a range of activities (air rifle shooting, pioneering, expedition hikes, archery and many more!) and working towards an arm full of badges! Many of our Scouts achieve the Chief Scout Gold award.
At Pyrford Scouts young people:
- 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
We go on camps throughout the year as a troop. Also, we have hike contests against other local troops, as well as sometimes joining with the wider group and other troops in the district for bigger events such as Scoutabout!
Our large Scout troop meets on a Thursday from 7 – 8.30pm It is led by up to 6 volunteer leaders.
Check out our gallery to see what we do in pictures.
If you would like to register your interest for your child or as a volunteer then please click here.