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1st Bolton Scout Group

1st Bolton

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Ages 5
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Ages 8-10
Ages 11-14
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Scouts meet on Monday from 7:00 until 9:00 at Bolton Rotary Youth Center.


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Information about Scouts

The Scout program emphasizes having fun while encouraging girls and boys to feel good about themselves, their friends and family, God, and the environment. The Scout program helps youth expand their leadership skills and gain self-confidence. Scouting promotes activities that encourage youth to:

  • express and respond to their own spiritual values and beliefs while showing concern for others
  • develop self reliance
  • pursue hobbies and personal interests
  • develop self discipline and the skills of working cooperatively with others
  • cooperate in setting and achieving small group and personal goals
  • practise leadership skills
  • relate with adults
  • be of service to others
  • camp, explore the outdoors, and develop good conservation practices

The Scout program is designed around a lively variety of activities based on personal and group interests. Scouts emphasizes outdoor and environmental activities, citizenship and community service, leadership, and personal development. Individual interests and skills are recognized through an awards system.

The outdoors is an essential part of the Scout program. Weekend events, extended hikes, no trace camping and seasonal sports opportunities round out the Scout experience. Developing an active, healthy lifestyle is the prime goal.

Building on the leadership opportunities in Cub Scouts, the Scout program offers the youth true leadership development as they shape and define the activities they want to pursue. The Scout Troop is divided into Patrols, each led by a youth Patrol Leader and Assistant Patrol Leader. These youth leaders meet together monthly to help plan the Troop's meeting program and camps for the year.