This section is for youth aged from around 11 to 15 years of age

Scouts are organised into “Patrols”. Each Patrol having it’s own youth leader known as the Patrol Leader. This gives Scouts the opportunity to choose their own activities, and for the Patrol Leader to develop leadership kills. The Patrols are encouraged to plan and organise activities such as tramps, camps, cycle tours and canoe trips in order to develop team work and self reliance

Adult Leaders are responsible for running an exciting and challenging fun program based on the Scout method of working in small groups and using the outdoors. The aim is to encourage and foster opportunities for the Scouts to experience Leadership and Teamwork. A progressive award scheme enables Scouts to learn a range of new skills and earn badges, as well as working on both personal challenges and group activities

The Scout Section Objectives are

    • Satisfy personal relationships

    • Develop a sense of group achievement through membership of small friendship and interest groups

    • Participate in activities selected by the Patrol

    • Participate in individual hobbies and interests and so promote

    • Health and fitness

    • Knowledge and experience in the local and wider community

    • Promote appreciation of and experience in the outdoors

    • Opportunities for and training in community service

    • Promote cultural awareness and family involvement

Our Scout Promise

On my honour, I promise to do my best,

To develop my spiritual beliefs,

To contribute to my community,country and world,

To help other people,

And to live by the Scout Law

Te Kī Taurangi Scout

E mana ai taku kī taurangi, kia pukumahi te mahi,

Kia tau te whakapono-ā-wairua,

Kia ihu oneone ki te hapori, ki te whenua tupu, ki te ao

Kia manaakitia tangata kē atu,

Kia ū ki tā te ture i kī mai ai

Our Scout Law

Have Respect

For yourself and others

For the environment

Do What is Right

Be trustworthy and tolerant

Have integrity

Be Positive

Accept challenges with courage

Be a friend to all

Te Ture Scout

He whai whakaaro

Ki a koe, ki tangata kē atu

Ki te taiao

Kia tika

Kia manawanui

Kia ngākau pono

Kia ngākau pai

Tū whitia te hopo

Hei hoa ki te katoa

Scout Motto

Be Prepared