The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value-based system based on the Scout Promise & Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.


The Purpose of the Scout Movement is to contribute to the education of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.

Personal Progression

Scouting is about fostering personal growth in the following areas:

We follow a process called Plan>Do>Review> to make sure the program stays up to date and that individuals learn and develop.

The Scout program aims to be adventurous, fun, challenging, and inclusive so that members of all ages can engage with a program that stimulates their development and maintains their interest.

One Program | One Journey

Scouting is one consistent journey. This journey is represented through the symbolic framework of our age sections. Each stage of the journey, represented by an age section, presents new challenges, experiences and perspectives of the world around us.

Scout Method

The Scout Method has eight elements that support the development of young people. The Scout Method is unique to Scouting and Scouting is unique because of this Method, and the way in which it educates and develops young people. 

Community Involvement: 

Active exploration of an individual’s commitment and responsibility to their community and the wider world.

Learning by Doing: 

Learning through practical experiences and activities.

Nature & the Outdoors: 

The outdoors Is the primary setting for learning and encourages a two-way relationship between the individual and the natural world.

Patrol System: 

A way to develop interpersonal and leadership skills through teamwork, responsibility and belonging.

Personal Progression: 

A learning journey focused on challenging the individual to do their best through a range of experiences.

Promise & Law: 

Scouting values and ideals that underpin all activities and interactions.

Symbolic Framework: 

A unifying structure of themes and symbols that facilitates the awareness and development of an individual’s personal journey.

Youth Leading, Adults Supporting: 

A youth movement, guided by adults, where youth are increasingly self-managing.