Scouts is the most well known section of the Scouting Movement – Scouts is where the action is! 5th Footscray Scouts meet Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00pm except during school holidays (when we do not meet).
At Scouts you’ll be a member of a small Patrol which will work with other Patrols to form the Scout Troop. Together you’ll make important decisions, set critical goals, and depend on each other to learn and succeed. And when you do succeed, you can earn achievement badges!
What Can I Do in Scouts?
Scouts do anything and everything... all the fun stuff you don’t get to do at home! Whether it’s hiking 30km over two days, canoeing, rock climbing, performing on stage in a Gang Show or sitting around a fire toasting marshmallows with a bunch of friends... you choose!
You can learn about lightweight camping, bush navigation, recognising and dealing with environmental dangers (like bushfires), water safety and heaps more… and yes, you'll learn how to tie some pretty useful knots! Your Scout Leaders are there to support your decisions and teach you heaps of practical skills like how to build rope bridges and flying foxes, how to do basic first aid, and how to light a fire with nothing but two sticks... (maybe)!
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Want to find out more about camps and events? See the camps page.