2nd Boksburg (St Michels) Scout Group

By: 2nd Boksburg ( St Michaels) Scout Group  11-19-2009
Keywords: Education, environment, Leadership

Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, so that they may play constructive roles in society.

The South African Scout Association is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

Cubs, Scouts and Rovers

The Association of is made up of three branches:

    * Cubs: boys and girls 7 to 10 years

    * Scouts: boys and girls 11 to 17

    * Rovers: young men and women from 18 to 30

Groups

Scouting is run in local Groups, which may be made up of units for each branch, for example, a Cub Pack, a Scout Troop and a Rover Crew. Groups are run by volunteer adult leaders as well as a parents committee. The volunteer leaders, known as Scouters, run a programme of weekly meetings, camps and other activities.

Districts

Scout groups form local Districts which are coordinated by a volunteer District Commissioner and assistants, and may include a Local Association.

Provinces

The Association is divided into provinces. These are run by a Provincial Commissioner and assistants, a Provincial Manager, and a small number of paid staff.

National

The Chief Scout and Chief Scouts Commissioner are assisted by several National Commissioners. The national headquarters consists of a Chief Executive and a small number of paid staff.

The national headquarters and provincial headquarters consist of a small number of paid staff.

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