History

Scouting commenced in 1907…

…when Lord Robert Baden Powell ran an experimental camp for 20 boys at Brownsea Island in Dorset in the UK. A year later he published the book ‘Scouting for Boys’ and in that same year Scouting commenced in Australia.

Scouting continues as a worldwide movement today providing fun and adventurous activities to youth members everywhere.

West Centenary Scouts Group History

West Centenary Scouts has its own long traditions being formed after the 8th Australian Pan-Pacific Jamboree at Jindalee in 1967-1968 at the Jamboree Heights Scout Hall site, and the naming of the suburb & surrounding streets with scouting terms.