The aim of the Scout Section is to
encourage the spiritual, mental and physical development of the eleven to
sixteen years old youths as an integral part of an overall plan of
continuous training throughout the age ranges of the Movement.
The method of
achieving the aim of the Scout Section is by providing an enjoyable,
attractive and worth-while scheme of progressive training and to operate
Patrol System in the troop, based on the Scout Law and Promise and guided
by adult leadership.
The age range
for the Scout Section be the 11th to 17th birthday totally 6 years.
Minimum standard of a Scout Troop
Members : not less
than 12 members.
at least 2 adults, one of whom shall hold a warrant and
if the troop has both male and female members, there shall be male and
each calendar year, at least one-quarter of the troop
shall gain a Higher Progress Awards.
each member must have had the opportunity to attend at
least one Patrol or Troop Camp during the year.
The training of Scouts adopts a progressive training
supplemented by a series of proficiency badges. Scouts are lead through a
step-by-step learning process, in which their efforts and achievements are
awarded and appreciated.
Progressive Badges include the Quaid-e-Azam Award ,Chief
Commissioner's Award and Chief Scout's Award. The progressive training
characterizes in adopting the patrol system as the core, encouraging new
members while satisfying the needs of the older members.
The basic skills of Scouting activities like camping,
cooking, exploration and other interests are included in the syllabuses of
the Tender Foot, Second Class and First Class Awards. The Challenger Award
demands a higher level of skill, as well as introducing self-reliance and
service to other people. The Chief Scout's Award is the highest award in
the Scout Section, aiming at developing leadership and a sense of
In normal situations, a Scout should begin his/her
training at the Tender Foot, then progresses to the next award after
completing the first one. However, in special cases, e.g. a scout joins
the troop at the age of 14, he/she can go directly for a higher-level
award if he/she can satisfy the requirements of that award. However,
progressive achievement of the sections: 'Scout Skill', 'Adventure',
'Promise' and 'Proficiency/Activity Badge' should be maintained.