The 1st Kew Scout section is comprised of boys and girls aged 11 to 14 years and meet on Tuesday nights between 7.15 and 9.00pm. Scouting offers an amazing array of activities designed to teach important life skills and get Scouts social and active!
From becoming a confident, self assured young person to being part of a team and a leader, the 1st Kew Scouts have a lot of fun and safe and supportive environment.
At 1st Kew, Scouts learn essential outdoor safety skills as well as participate in a variety of physical and intellectual challenges. The programs are designed to target each young person’s own special interests, encouraging them to enjoy their favourite hobbies using meaningful badges and awards.
From awesome bush walks and camping expeditions, getting out on the water in a kayak, canoe or sailboat or even going up in a plane on a visit to an Air Activity Centre are just some of the adventures Scouts get up to!
The Scout Section Award Scheme is divided into the following components:
Scout Link Badge
Scout Target Badges
Patrol Activity Badge
Scout Leadership Course
Australian Scout Medallion
Troop Manager Software
The Award Scheme provides the main focus for the Patrol and Troop activities and rewards achievement. Following a Scout's Investiture, 1st Kew Scouts complete the Scoutcraft Badge and then may earn Targets to become a Pioneer, Explorer and Adventurer Scout. Target requirements provide for going places and doing the adventurous, appealing things that Scouts enjoy, including camping, hiking, exploring, swimming, boating, track and field, fitness activities, and environment projects and practices, usually in the company of the Patrol or other Scouts.
Further information on Scouts Badges and Awards is available through Scouts Victoria.