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Running your troop

In this section you will find advice and resources for the day-to-day running of a Scout Troop.

Scouts aims to build and develop young people confidence and sense of adventure, It encourages them to explorer their beliefs, attitudes and individuals creativity. Scout Troop are split into Patrols and older Scouts have the opportunity to become a Patrol Leader. Scouts are offered more independence than Cubs and have the chance to take on more responsibility, such as orgainising a hike or planning and taking charge of a particular aspect of a camp. All Scouts are encouraged to build on their leadership and teamworking skills.


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