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Scouts Tasmania - Old Beach Scout Group

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ABOUT SCOUTS: Scouts is for both boys and girls (girls make up almost 50% of youth scouts) and Scouts is welcoming and all-inclusive of any (or no) religion. Scouts contributes to the education of young people through outdoor and group activities, youth leadership training, values and confidence/resilience building, respect for the environment, community service and exploration of the world we live in. The backbone of Scouting are adult volunteers, who care about the guidance and development of the young people (away from a screen) as well as the community in which they live. You’re never too old to join the adventurous life of Scouting, even if you haven’t been involved before. ABOUT OLD BEACH SCOUT GROUP: We are a small group with 3 youth sections (Scouts, Cubs and Joeys, run by 3 volunteer Leaders and 2 assistant Leaders who have 15+ years scout Leading experience between them. We meet weekly at the Hall at Cloak Oval for 1 - 1.5hrs during school terms, with a few extra weekend activities through the year depending on the age groups. WE HAVE: - Scouts (14 boys/girls aged between 11 and 15yrs); who meet on a MONDAY night at 6.15pm during school terms - Cubs (10 boys/girls between 8-10yrs); who meet on a WEDNESDAY night at 6pm until 7.30 - Joeys (4 boys/girls aged between 5-7); who meet on on a WEDNESDAY night at 6pm until 7pm. We are fully equipped with camping and recreational equipment, kayaks and canoes plus as a Scout group we have access to a huge variety of private, natural bush land throughout Tasmania. Each scout section has its own activities and goals set out as per the 'Scouting method', all of which are designed to be fun, age-appropriate child development focused on teamwork, the natural environment, resilience building and the joy of helping others. Old Beach Scout Group are actively seeking adult members to help with running the programs, supporting our Family members and Board and fundraising.