Senior Scout

Senior Scout Section can be started in Schools at Grade 9 - 12 – 14 ½ to 18 years.)

Colour : Maroon
Units : Senior Scout Troop - Each Troop consists of Patrols
Patrol : Each Patrol consists of 6 – 8 Scouts.

Objectives of Senior Scout Section

To achieve the Personal development of School Children of 14 1/2 – 18 years in physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and cultural educational objectives. To help build character.by admiring nature, reading Scouting for Boys Book, playing games, camping and participating in Explorer and Adventure activities. To build Character using the progressive Badge system of Scout Master’s Award, Group Scout Master’s Award, District Commissioner’s Award, Bushman’s Thong and President’s Award. To bring out the talents through the 52 Senior Scout Proficiency badges and 3 International Badges.

Scout Promise

I promise to do my best
To do my duty to my religion and country
To help other people at all times
To obey the Scout law

Scout Law

A scout is trustworthy
A scout is loyal
A scout is friendly and considerate
A scout is a brother to every other scout
A scout is courteous
A scout is kind
A scout is obedient
A scout is cheerful
A scout is thrifty
A scout is clean in thought word and deed

Scout Motto

“Look Wide”

How to start a Senior Scout Troop (Unit)

A Scout Master or Mistress who has followed Phase I Introductory Course can start a Senior Scout Troop. There should be a minimum of 12 or maximum of 40 children. In a Troop(Unit) there can be several Patrols . In each Patrol there can be 6 – 8 scouts. Each Patrol can have names of National Heroes.

Senior Scout Uniform

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Proficiency Badge System

52 Proficiency Badges and 3 International Badges

Reference Books for Senior Scout Section

Scout Programme Book
Scouting for Boys Book
World Scout Envcironment Programme Book
Scout Progress Card
Scout Games Book
Senior Scout Proficiency Badge Syllabus
Scout Songs Book and CDs

Senior Scout Progressive Badge System

Membership Badge

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Scout Master's Award

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Group Scout Master's Award

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District Commissioner’s Award

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Bushman's Thong Award

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President's Award

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Methods of Training

Conducting an outdoor meeting for 2 hours by a Phase I trained Scout Master or Mistress. The meeting should be according to the Scout Programme.