Pearls of wisdom

 “A boy on joining wants to begin Scouting right away.”
Progressive Programme Ideals.
  • Cub/Bulbul Section

By the time a boy/girl completes the full course of the Cub/Bulbul programme, he/she will be able to:-

  1. Develop habits which lead to good character.
  2. Put in efforts of learning directed towards good citizenship.
  3. Learn practical skills essential to become a good Scout/Guide and a good boy/girl in general.
  4. Undertaking activities which contribute to his all round development.
  5. Do a daily Goodturn.
  6. Develop fascination for the beauties of nature and awareness of God.
  7. Express him/her in creative skills.
  8. Collect things of his/her interest and preserve them properly.
  9. Develop sense of respect for elders and love for youngsters in the family and neighbourhood and find ways of such expressions with a spirit of cooperation.
  10. Satisfy his/her need for adventure.
  11. Inculcate a feeling of appreciation for family traditions be of religious, social or ancestral character and make attempts to follow them.
  12. Understand the need of conserving God’s creation and the public properties.
  13. Obey elders and follow their advises even in their absence.
  14. Know about his State, People and Culture.


  • Scout/Guides Section

By the time a boy/irl completes the full course of the Scout/Guide programme, he/she will be able to:-

  1. Develop his/her character to become healthy and useful.
  2. Accept and follow the rudiments of good citizenship.
  3. Undertake practices and improve skills essential to become self-reliant and prepare himself to use them for helping others.
  4. Undertake collective activities and challenges which contribute for his/her all round development.
  5. Be aware of his/her capacities and use them in service to the community.
  6. Improve his/her skills observation to appreciate the wonders of nature and develop a sense of and express reverence to God by worshipping him.
  7. Make things useful for others.
  8. Realize that public property is his/her property as well and attempt to look after it.
  9. Identify himself/herself as an integral part of his community and realize his duty to country.
  10. Improve further Scouting/Guiding skills to undertake Adventurous activities and develop love for nature.
  11. Understand our national heritage and culture and determine to keep them up.
  12. Undertake individual and collective practices to conserve natural resources and prepare to educate others in this respect.
  13. Develop qualities of a dynamic leader and participate doing his/her best effectively in all leadership opportunities made available to him.
  14. Study about his/her country and people and contribute for the cause of National Integration.


  • Rover/Ranger Section

By the time a young man/woman completes the full course of the Rover/Ranger programme, he will be able to:-

  1. Make Scouting/Guiding a way of life.
  2. Become an active and participating citizen.
  3. Improve skills, vocational and otherwise, to be self-dependent and useful to others.
  4. Emerge as a practical person who has respect for himself/herself and for others and their experiences.
  5. Realize that he/she has a responsibility in the development of his/her community and undertake Community Development Projects, individually and collectively.
  6. Lead a refined religious life in service of Man and God.
  7. Select a right partner for a life of full understanding and adjustment and lead a harmonious life.
  8. Do all his/her best to protect public property.
  9. Prepare himself to do his duty to country and develop love for Universal Brotherhood/Sisterhood i.e. Peace and Goodwill among Human beings.
  10. Develop a positive attitude to undertake considerable risks for others making the full use of his Rovering/Rangering skills.
  11. Work for the upkeep of our National heritage and culture with love for human values.
  12. Promote and participate in the developmental activities pertaining to National priorities like national integration, Population education, conservation, Adult literacy and sanitation.
  13. Become a strategic leader who loves to grow with the group.
  14. Have fair understanding of the World Affairs in general.


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