Caribbean Scout Programme
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  • 1. General Information Course
    Programme
    Cayman Islands Scouts Association
  • 2. Welcome!
    Scouting was founded by Lord Baden Powell in 1907.
    The name "Scouts" was chosen by Baden-Powell, because of its romantic meaning of self-sufficient explorers who were useful to others and who could survive off the land with their own skills.
  • 3. What is scouting?
    Scouting is a system of progressive self-education through a Promise and Law, learning by doing, membership in small groups, under adult guidance, progressive discovery and acceptance of your  responsibility and training towards self-government directed towards the development of character and acquisition of competence, self-reliance, dependability and capacities for cooperative growth.
  • 4. Scout Promise
    On my honour, I promise
    to do my best
    to do my duty
    to God,  the Queen and my country
    to help other people
    and obey the Scout law.
  • 5. Scout law
    A Scout is to be trusted
    A Scout is loyal
    A Scout is friendly and considerate
    A Scout is a brother to all Scouts
    A Scout has courage in all difficulties
    A Scout makes good use of his time
    A Scout is careful of his possessions
    and all property
    A Scout has respect for himself and others
    A Scout obeys the orders of those in authority
    A Scout is clean in thought word and deed
  • 6. Six Development Areas
    Physical Development
    Creative Growth
    Character Formation
    Social Development
    Emotional Development
    Spiritual Growth.
  • 7. About Scouting
    All Scouts have a duty to God, a duty to Others and Country, and a duty to Self. 
    The method used in the Programme employs: service, love of nature, action and play.
  • 8. The Scout Programme
    The Scout Programme
    is fun for the Youth at all ages
    is geared at the full development of the person, and
    to make the youngster into a valuable member of the community.
  • 9. Outline
    Background
    Introduction
    Beaver Programme
    Cubs Programme
    Scouts Programme
    Venture Scouts
    Proficiency Badge System
  • 10. Programme
    The organisation membership ranges in three sections:
    Beavers: ages 6 – 8 years
    Cubs: ages 8 – 10 ½ years
    Scouts: 10 ½ - 15 ½ years
    Venture Scouts: 16 – 19 years
    The programme for each age group is suited to the particular stage of development of the youth.
    The programme is geared at making the youth a good and useful citizen.
  • 11. Beavers
    Youngsters 6 – 8 years of age
  • 12. Beavers
    Beaver Law:
    Beavers have fun, work hard
    And help their family and friends
    Beaver promise:
    “I promise to do my best
    To be kind and helpful
    And to love God.”
    Beaver Motto:
    Sharing! Sharing! Sharing!
  • 13. Activities
  • 14. Typical Activity
    Tune – John Brown’s Baby
    Little Paddy Beaver had a fly upon his ear (repeat)
    And he flicked it till it flew away
    Repeat substituting action for one word each time
    i. e.
    Beaver – hands clawed
    Fly – wiggle fingers
    Ear – 2 fingers up side of head
    Flicked away – flick thumbs and forefinger
    Flew away – flap arms
  • 15. Themes for Meetings
    Music
    Games evening
    Time
    Food
    Magic
    Visits
    Church
    etc.. as per the Caribbean Scout programme
  • 16. Resources
    CI Scout Website
    [http://tinyurl.com/ciscouts]
    ScoutBase
    [http://www.scoutbase.org.uk/6to25/beaver/badges/ ]
  • 17. Scoutbase
  • 18. Cubs
    • Youngsters 8 – 10 ½ years of age
  • Activities
    Law:
    “A Cub Scout does his best
    Thinks of others before himself
    And does a good turn every day.”
    Promise:
    “I promise to do my best
    To love and serve God,
    My country and the Queen,
    To help people,
    And obey the Cub-Scout Law.”
  • 19. Membership Badge
    Know and understand the meaning and significance of the Cub Scout Promise and Law.
    Know the Scout salute and sign, handshake and motto.
    Know the Grand Howl.
    Be told the first Jungle Story and how Cub Scout began.
  • 20. Activities
    Progress Badge Tests
    Membership Badge Tests
    Bronze Arrow
    Silver Arrow
    Gold Arrow
    Proficiency Badges
    Link Badges tests
  • 21. Bronze Arrow
    Cleanliness
    Physical Fitness
    Knotting
    National Anthem
    Safety
    Arts and Craft
    Discovering Nature
    Exploring
    Collecting
    Entertaining
    Home service
  • 22. Silver and Gold Arrow
    As outlined in the Caribbean Scout programme…
  • 23. Proficiency Badges
    Athlete
    Artist
    Book Reader
    Collector
    Communicator
    Cook
    Craftsman
    Cyclist
    Entertainer
    and many more as outlined in the CSP.
  • 24. Link Badge Tests
    Be at least ten and a half years of age
    Visit the Scout Leader and register entry into Troop
    Take part in a “Special patrol” activity outdoors
    Have a general knowledge of the Scout Movement
    Have a general knowledge of the development of World Scouting
    Know the Promise and Law
  • 25. Scouts
    • Youngsters 10 ½ – 15 ½ years of age
  • Badges
    Progress Badge Tests
    Membership
    Scout Standard
    Advanced Scout Standard
    Chief Scout Award
    Proficiency Badges
    Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
    Bronze
    Silver
    Gold
  • 26. Resources
    ScoutBase-UK
    Troop 97
  • 27. Q&A Session