Honouring Avon Scout’s Finest: The Queen’s and King’s Awards March”

Date: 24th Apr 2024 Author: Cathy Harding


On a bright Sunday, the 21st of April 2024, ten exceptional young individuals marched through the historic streets of Windsor, their heads held high with pride and accomplishment. They were not just any group of youths; they were the crème de la crème of the Scouting community, having achieved the prestigious Queen’s and King’s Scout Awards. Liz, Em, Ellie, and Ben, along with Becky, who had since moved to a different county, had all earned the Queen’s Scout Award. Meanwhile, Antony, Ben, Caoimhe, Lizzie, Owen, and Ethan had been honored with the King’s Scout Award. These awards are not mere tokens; they are the pinnacle of Scouting achievements, symbolizing dedication, leadership, and a commitment to community service. As they paraded in the St. George’s Day celebrations, they represented the best of what young people can achieve, inspiring onlookers with their determination and the spirit of Scouting that unites millions around the globe. Their journey to Windsor was not just a march; it was a testament to their hard work and the adventurous spirit that Scouting instills in its members. It was a day of celebration, not only for them but for the values that Scouting promotes, which they exemplified so brilliantly.

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
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