The 1st Madrid British Scouts is formed by a group of English speaking families. At the moment we have 4 active groups covering the total range from 6 years old up to 18.
We have a base in San Chinarro neighbourhood for indoor activities, but spend as many meetings as possible on excursions and outdoors.
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Beaver Scouts are aged from 6 to 8 years old and are the youngest section of the Scouting family. Their activities are based around making things, outdoor activities, singing, playing games, going out on visits, investigating nature, listening to stories, learning how to be safe and making new friends.
Cubs are aged from 8 to 10½ years old. Cubs take part in a wide range of activities designed to be interesting and challenging. A Cub Scout meeting consists of games and activities with plenty of time spent outdoors, with an emphasis on self-sufficiency, helping others and social skills.
Looking ahead, children can join Scouts from 10½ and Explorer Scouting that starts at 14 and runs until Scouts are 18.
2. Who can join Scouting?
We accept children of nationalities as long as they are fluent in English, as all the meetings and activities are in English only. At least one parent needs to be a native speaker or have a very high level of English.
15 euro initial joining fee to be paid on joining Beavers or Cubs. This covers the Handbook, scarf and administration costs. There is a 100 euro annual fee paid at the beginning of the session. There are a discount for siblings.
The uniform (polo shirt and cap) is purchased separately from:
Parents tell us their children benefit hugely from the adventures, fun and friendships they experience. It can help develop your child’s social skills and independence, and give them access to some amazing and memorable opportunities.
badges and rewards along the way.
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