YOUNG SCOUTS PRAISED

Awards night hits Charleville

Western Times - - FRONT PAGE - Joshua Macree Joshua.Macree@ west­ern­starnews.com

SCOUTS: The Charleville Scouts cel­e­brated its youngest mem­bers on Satur­day night, when 18 scouts were pre­sented with awards, recog­nis­ing achieve­ment.

In front of a packed Scout Den, com­mu­nity lead­ers in­clud­ing Mur­weh Mayor, An­nie Lis­ton and coun­cil­lors watched on as the pre­sen­ta­tion rolled on through­out the night.

Scouts and cubs were also awarded achieve­ment badges which recog­nises prac­ti­cal achieve­ment in re­cent group ac­tiv­i­ties, which in­clude out­door ad­ven­ture sports such as camp­ing, hik­ing, ex­plor­ing, ca­noe­ing, shoot­ing and archery.

A num­ber of boys were awarded the pres­ti­gious grey wolf badge which was a just re­ward for all their ef­forts last year.

Charleville Scouts is cur­rently search­ing for group lead­ers who would like to work for the scouts this year.

Group leader Joe Tully said the scouts of­fered a level of ad­ven­ture that was ex­cit­ing to be a part of.

“Scout­ing is a re­ward­ing, in­vig­o­rat­ing and fun pas­time for our youth and the head­line ac­tiv­ity last year was ab­seil­ing from the Charleville wa­ter tower on two oc­ca­sions.”

If any­one is in­ter­ested in join­ing scouts, they can call Joe Tully on 0427 561 179.

❝ Scout­ing is a re­ward­ing, in­vig­o­rat­ing and fun pas­time for our youth...

PHO­TOS: CON­TRIB­UTED

ADVENTURERS: Scouts at the achieve­ment awards on Satur­day night.

Joe Tully shakes the hand of a proud cub.

Cub scouts wait out­side the scout den.

Sev­eral scouts were awarded the pres­ti­gious grey wolf badge.

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