Ages 11-14 (Grades 6-8)
Scouts is about having fun while gaining valuable leadership skills and self-confidence. They enjoy outdoor adventures like mountain biking, rock climbing and lots of camping. Scout Troops also work together with other young people to contribute to their communities.
The 1st Glenayre Scouts meet Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00pm, in the Glenayre Community Center at 492 Glencoe Drive in Port Moody.
1st Glenayre Scouts explore and camp in every season, with a skills-based Kick Off camp, back packing, winter camp, and perhaps even canoeing or cycling camps which they largely plan themselves with their patrol Every second year, Scouts attend either the Canadian Jamboree or Pacific Jamboree.
West Coast Trail!
Outdoor Adventure Skills
The Outdoor Adventure Skills program has 9 skill pathways: Camping, Trail, Paddling, Aquatic, Emergency Aid, Winter, Vertical, Sailing, and Scoutcraft. Each skill is divided into nine stages with a badge awarded for each stage. The outdoor Adventure skills are progressive from Beavers through to Rovers, youth build on skill development as they move through the different Scout "sections" (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, and Rovers.)
You can find out more about the Outdoor Adventure Skills here.
Parents: if you log in to your Scoutstracker account you can mark of skills your youth has completed outside of Scouts, so they get credit!
Personal Achievement Badges
Personal Achievement Badges are designed to allow youth to explore and expand skills and knowledge in areas that are of particular interest to them.
Personal Achievement Badges are strictly optional, but the cool thing is the youth decides what 3 challenges THEY want to do for their badge. The youth uses a planning template you can download here. Ideas for appropriate challenges can be found in the guide.
The "Top Section Award" for Cubs is the Seeonee Award. Cubs work towards their award with their Pack.
- 10 Outdoor Adventure Skill stages, in any combination of skills.
- 15 Community Service hours
- A significant service project
Below find a layout of where badges go on your Scout Shirt.
Scouting has a lot of lingo which Scouters (leaders) often use, forgetting to give a definition!
The Sections are the different age groupings (below) all the sections together are a Group, like the 1st Glenayre Scout Group.
- Beavers, ages 5-7, form a Colony (wear brown vests and blue hats)
- Cubs, ages 8-10, form a Pack (wear grey shirts)
- Scouts, ages 11-14, form a Troop (wear green shirts)
- Venturers, ages 15-18, form a Company (wear blue shirts)
- Rovers, ages 19-26, form a Crew (wear red shirts)
The Scout Troop is divided up into patrols.