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Youth Organisations


Scouting began in 1907 as a programme designed by Robert Baden-Powell for boys 11 to 18 years of age. The Girl Guides programme was started three years later in 1910. Baden-Powell’s wife Olave, became the new Chief Guide in 1918. A Wolf Cub section was formed for younger boys and activities and for older boys, a Rover Scout branch was formed.

Below is a photograph of the 2nd Whitchurch Scout Group in October 1949. This group is still in existence in 2020

Miss Nancy Owen was the scout leader