3rd Nene (Stanground) Scout Group
Scouting was started over 100 years ago by Robert Baden-Powell and has grown to be the largest co-educational youth movement in the world with nearly 30 million members worldwide, and 500,000 in the UK alone.
The Scout Association has a youth training programme which is divided into five sections.
A section is a group of young people working together, learning new skills and having fun at the same time.
Scouting helps our young improve their key skills, including social skills, teamwork ability, leadership ability and confidence.
The Scout Association is a co-educational organisation that means girls as well as boys can join.
Female leaders have been a part of Scouting since the beginning, and since 1991 girls have been able to join all sections.
Nationally girls now make up about 20% of the total membership. Since 2007 all sections and groups have totally co-educational.
Our volunteers also enjoy the benefits of Scouting by learning new skills, making new friends and enjoying a social life with a purpose.
Our varied and exciting programme offers hundreds of activities, from camping and hiking to surfing and paragliding.
Young people can also achieve their badges in such diverse subjects as PR, electronics and entertainment.
Adventure is at the heart of everything we do. It is the single most important thing that sets Scouts apart.
Through the everyday adventure of Scouting, young people and adult volunteers regularly experience new challenges that enrich their lives.
From camping and hiking to surfing and paragliding, there are hundreds of activities that Scouting offers.
Status open (Co Ed Group)
Beavers 6 1/2 to 8 years
Cubs 8 to 10 1/2 years
Scouts (Sea Scouts) 10 1/2 to 14 years; boys and girls welcome.
Explorer Scouts (ages 14–18)