Welcome to Scouts Waikato

Waikato Zone is part of Scouts Aotearoa and supports delivery of the Scouting programme to youth members through the four Scout Groups in Hamilton city (Chartwell, Hillcrest, Kirikiriroa St Peters, and St Marys), as well as Groups in Cambridge, Pirongia, Putaruru, Taumarunui, Te Awamutu, and Te Kuiti.

The groups provide for one or more of the four youth sections – Keas (aged 5‑8), Cubs (8‑11), Scouts (11‑14), and Venturers (14‑18). Additionally we have our young adult section – Rovers (18‑26) based in Hamilton. Note that some of these youth sections are not available in all Groups.

Programmes are based in the outdoors as much as possible, are educational in nature, and are fun. Scouts Aotearoa embraces youth development through youth led programmes to allow individuals to grow in a safe environment. We welcome enquiry for youth to join one of the sections mentioned above.

Parent and adult volunteer help is also welcomed in a section leadership role or on a group committee. Training is provided. Scouts NZ is a volunteer organisation registered as a Charitable Trust under its own Act of Parliament.

What's coming up (more events & details are on the Events page)

Waikato Zone Annual Meeting & Awards Night

Waikato Zone Annual Meeting & Awards Night

Join us for the Zone's annual meeting and awards night at Norton Rd Scout Hall, 77 Norton Rd, Hamilton starting at 7pm. Drinks and refreshments provided, all are welcome to celebrate Scoutings successes.

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Campfire Leaders' Training Course

Campfire Leaders' Training Course

Plans are underway for the next fun day learning about campfires and how to make them the best that they can be. Interested Leaders are invited to send expressions of interest to Anne Duncan at dentype@xtra.co.nz

Please advise name, section (Cubs, Scouts, etc), Group name, phone number and e-mail address. Please note that this is not a confirmed registration for the course.

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