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Byron Bay Scouts is looking for new leaders

The Byron Bay Scouts are looking for new leaders to meet the demand of young people wanting to join the group. (supplied)

The Byron Bay Scouts are looking for new leaders to meet the demand of young people wanting to join the group. (supplied)

Byron Bay Scouts is looking for new leaders to meet the demand of young people wanting to join the movement.

The Byron group is one of the oldest organisations in the region, and remains one of the most popular, so much so it is unable to accommodate the number of children wanting to join.

The group now has 75 youth members ranging from 6 to 18 years of age and many, many more on the waiting list.

Byron Bay Scout Leader in Charge, Mr Tim Winton, said the local group needed more adult leaders.

‘Byron Bay Scouts is one of the most active groups in Australia with the children regularly participating in an array of incredible activities and camps,’ Mr Winton said.

‘However, we need more adults to come on board as section leaders. People who love the outdoors and camping and just getting involved with the kids.’

.As an added bonus the child of anyone joining as a Group Leader is immediately able to join the appropriate age group.

Byron Bay Scouts is holding an information night on Tuesday August 8 at 6pm at the Byron Scout Hall for anyone interested in becoming a leader or any children interested in joining.

For more information contact Mr Winton on 0427 937 904


3 responses to “Byron Bay Scouts is looking for new leaders”

  1. Linda Brannian says:

    Great to hear about Byron’s proactive appeal. Scout Groups of Murwillumbah and Chinderah also need adult leaders. Great movement involved in caring for the environment, building teamwork skills and general fun in the out-of-doors.

  2. Ron Barnes says:

    The best leaders in scouts come from within the Groups themselves.
    When they go to Ventures the older ones should Visit the younger members and Help run Games and Training and Survival skills Both life skills cooking Mapping and General activities Like Canoe Building ,Raft Building , Bush shelters and Cooking . All are skills needed in later life .
    Then Bush regeneration Nature Appreciation In conjunction with Wild life groups like Protecting Kolas
    Help each other with school work You will be Amassed with the Difference in these Young people make as Citizens when they grow up .

  3. Ron Barnes says:

    Every one of my scouts and ventures went on to have very good paying jobs and all appreciate nature and help others in need using skills learnt in scouting.

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