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Youth Members


1st Heatherdale has youth members in the following sections - Joey Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts and Venturer Scouts.

Age 6 7 8 9 10 10½ 11 11½ 12 12½ 13 13½ 14 14½ 15 15½ 16 16½ 17 17½ 18
Joeys J J J J J  
Cubs C C C C C C C C C
Scouts S S S S S S S S S S S
Venturers V V V V V V V V V

Joey Scouts must have had their sixth birthday and normally progress to the Cub Scout Section around seven years and six months. Joey Scouts are able to commence their progression to Cub Scouts at any time after their seventh birthday.

Cub Scouts must have had their seventh birthday and normally progress to the Scout Section around ten years and six months. Cub Scouts are able to commence their progression to Scouts at any time after their tenth birthday.

Scouts must have had their tenth birthday and normally progress to the Venturer Scout Section around fourteen years and six months. Scouts are able to commence their progression to Venturer Scouts at any time after their fourteenth birthday.

Venturer Scouts must have had their fourteenth birthday and normally progress to Rovers around seventeen and six months depending on their readiness. Venturer Scouts are able to commence their progression to Rover Scouts at any time after their seventeenth birthday.
 
The other section in the movement is Rover Scouts. Rovers are aged 17 to 26.

Progression from one section to the next results from a joint discussion between the leaders of the various sections and the parents.  The progression depends on the individual's readiness, both socially and intellectually.
Joey Scouts
Joey Scouts
Monday 5:30pm-6:30pm

Cub Scouts
Cub Scouts
Monday 6:45pm-8:15pm

Scouts
Scouts
Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm
 
Monday 7:30pm-9:30pm