Welcome to the Scouts Wiki page
Scouts is for boys and girls between 11 and 17 years old. Being a Scout teaches you how to be independent, how to take responsibility, how to protect your environment, how to contribute to your community and how to be prepared for success!
Advancement and Badges
The Scout Trail is the handbook for the full Scout advancement programme from Troop Membership to Springbok level. Note that the current advancement programme is under review and will be rolled out when the books and resources are ready.
The Scout Badge Book contains the Scoutcraft and Interest Badges, Challenge Awards, and includes all the advancement requirements for Troop Membership, Pathfinder, Adventurer, First Class, Explorer / Sea Explorer / Air Explorer and Springbok (Top Award).
See the Scout Advancement Programme for details.
Scouting information and resources
The Scout Interest Badges lists the various Interest and Scoutcraft badges that you can achieve as a Scout.
See where your Scout Group came in the various Competitions, and learn about their history.
If you are a Patrol Leader, or soon to be PL, the Patrol Leadership page will give you some hints and tips about becoming a better leader.
Other useful information
- Scout Groups in South Africa for a list of all Groups in the country