are over 18s, who join to expand their skills, enjoy the outdoors and
serve the local community.
We meet to do
anything from abseil down cliff faces in the dark to improving our cooking
skills. We also arrange weekend trips in the mountains, and other weekends such
as orienteering and survival!
As a group of
adults we plan our programme together, led by Rover Scout Master, Clive Gray
(who also happens to be a Winter and Summer Mountain Leader, has his Single
Pitch Award for climbing and is the HQ Commissioner for Rover Scouts!)
Activities will be tailored to those who attend in terms of their fitness and
what they want to do! Contact Clive or Ninette at at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have our own
facebook page 1st Whittingham BP Rover Scouts Group, which keeps members up to
date with forthcoming events, and is a great place for sharing our
Here are some
photos of our Rovers enjoying the Cairngorms and Lake District, with winter
skills training, and also climbing Sharp Edge in the summer.
The Rover motto is:
"Service", and as such the main aim of the Rover Section is to serve the Scout
Group and local community. Before being invested as Rover Scout you will spend
time as a Rover Squire. After being invested the training scheme comprises of
the following: Scoutcraft StarServiceTraining StarRambler's BadgeProject BadgeRover Instructor BadgeThe B-P Award Discovery Award
See the BPSA's website for more information on Rovering to Success!