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About Boughton Monchelsea Scout Group
A little History
- The current group has been in existance since 1974
- Boughton Monchelsea, however has a much longer history of scouting. 'Hereshistory.kent'
has a report from the Boughton Monchelsea School logbook from 25th April 1912 which reports :
Scouts were ever boisterous!
"School used last night for Boy Scouts Entertainment. A window in the sliding partition was broken.
- We run an active programme cateering for young people from 6 to 14 as well as being linked to
local explorer & network groups catering for ages up to 25. And there are plenty of activities for those
- Beavers - 6 to 8
- Cubs - 8 to 10½
- Scouts - 10½ to 14
- Explorers - 14 to 18
- Network - 18 to 25
- Leaders & Helpers - upto 99 (but we wouldn't turn away any willing centurions either!)
Each section meeets weekly at our scout hut, during school term times (scouts during the holidays too).
Our headquarters (scout hut) is located at Campfield Farm, Haste Hill Road, Boughton Monchesea
Boughton Monchelsea is a member of the worldwide scouting movement.
And is affliated to (in hierachical order) :