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1st Big (St. Paul's) Scout Troop

Big is Beautiful City District Scouts, London County

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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Where are we?

The Scouts meet at:

St. Paul's
St. Paul's Churchyard
City
London
EC4M 8AD
Meeting Times
Laura's Troop
Thursdays - 19:00 to 20:30

Andy's Troop
Fridays - 19:00 to 20:30

Due to our active programme, we often meet outside of these times as well.

News & Blogs

Well done Jim Jones
01/01/2016 By Bill GSL

Congratulations to Jim for completing his Queens Scout Award.

We hope he enjoys his trip to Windsor!

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Blog | New Challenge Awards
01/01/2015 By Bill GSL

The progressive award scheme has been updated for 2015.

For more details about the new Challenge Awards, see your section page and select Badges.

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1st Big (St. Paul's) Scout Troop
St. Paul's, St. Paul's Churchyard, City, London, EC4M 8AD
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