IPS Scouts and Guides

IPS scout and guid follows the rules of The Bharat Scouts and Guides, which  is a voluntary, non-political, educational movement for young people, open to all without distinction of origin, Race or creed, in accordance with the purpose, principles and method conceived by the Founder Lord Baden Powell in 1907.

Activities include:

  • Adventure – trekking, camping, hiking, mountaineering and mapping, woodcraft signs, cooking, cycling
  • Intelligence – Compass, signaling and scouts / guide knowledge.
  • Handicraft – rope craft, paper craft and nature craft.
  • Character prayer – law, promise flags, salute left shake hand, motto etc.
  • Service – social service, community service , first aid , pioneering, prayer meetings
  • Health – health rules, outdoor living and yoga.

The various stages of advancement in the entire programme offered in Scouting / Guiding are:-

  • Pravesh
  • Pratham Sopan
  • Dwitiya Sopan
  • Tritiya Sopan
  • Rajya Puraskar
  • Rashtrapati Award

Tests are held at every stage and a proficiency badge / certificate is earned to move to next level.

Scouts and Guides is a group which trains children to face the challenges in life. Scouts group is generally for the boys of High school and guides for the high school girls. Annual scouts and guide camps are held where in students go outside the school and learn to give in a group getting accustomed to the prevailing environment. They learn co-operation , camaraderie , group dynamics , sportsmanship and some life skills to live peacefully in any situation. Camp fires and living in tents add up to their fun.