History of 2nd Coatbridge Scout Group
2nd Coatbridge Scout group was founded over 100 years ago, in 1907. We are located in the Whifflet area of Coatbridge and our scout group meet in our own scout hall. Our group includes all four sections, beaver, cubs, scouts and explorers. We currently have 11 voluntary adult leaders and 3 young leaders ensuring that 100 boys and girls achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as Members of their local, national and international communities
Why join Scouting?
Joining Scouting is on of the best experiences a young person could be part of! Scouting is a great thing to get involved in and if you’ve already had a look around our website you’ll see we are a very active Scout Group with a lot going on – so you can be safe knowing you have picked the right group to join! Remember Scouting is open to both Boys and Girls.
If you are interested in any of the sections listed below feel free to get in touch with us via the form at the bottom of this page. Sections times and ages can be found in the individual section pages. Hopefully this page will clear up any questions you might have had but any other questions also feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.
Some Scouting facts:
- Scouting is currently active all around the globe, with 28 million members in 216 countries and territories.
- In May of 2009, TV adventurer Bear Grylls became the UK’s tenth Chief Scout.
- In 2007 Scouting celebrated its 100th anniversary. The UK hosted a World Jamboree at Hylands Park, Chelmsford in Essex with 40,000 Scouts from around the globe.
- Each week a total of 480,896 people in the UK are involved in Scouting activities.
- In 2nd Coatbridge we have over 100 young people, who attend each week!
- Scouting is open to people of all faiths.
- Scouting is open to both boys and girls.