What is Junior Section?
Junior Section is for children in Primary 4 to Primary 6 (8 to 11 year olds).
What do Juniors do?
Juniors have fun! Their meetings are crammed full of challenges, games and activities, usually ones that they themselves have suggested. There are hundreds of activities catering for just about every possible interest. At the same time we try to encourage them to explore other new interests. There is loads of variety and little chance of becoming bored!
The award programme is specifically designed to encourage a child to look beyond themselves. Many are interested in one type of activity - perhaps sports, or natural history.
Our special programme provides for such interests and at the same time gently urges them to try others of a different type. This provides a balanced all round programme - which includes spiritual and social input, as well as physical and adventure activities in 5 different programme zones…
- Body - Fit for fun
- Community - Me and the world
- Mind - Think and do
- Creativity - Make and do
- Spirit - God and me
Juniors will also get to go on trips and days out, to places like the zoo, theme parks or a farm. As well as possibly going on a weekend camp or holiday that is often the highlight of the year.
Juniors is about:
- having fun
- making friends
- enjoying lots of activities
- and trying new things
Through the many different activities, Juniors will:
- learn about themselves
- get to know people and learn to work together
- explore their community
- and personally develop
What else do I need to know?
Juniors have a special uniform that they can wear. As every-one wears the same thing they feel as though they belong. However nobody is excluded because they do not have the right clothes.
How long do they meet for?
Juniors offers a full and varied programme, typically lasting 1½ hours with a few if any individual activities lasting more than ten minutes.
Junior Award Scheme for Schools
The Boys’ Brigade is a registered participant in Junior Award Scheme for Schools and provides ‘Adventure’, ‘Get Active Stay Active’, ‘My Interests’ and ‘Me and My World’ activities. For more information, read JASS Information Booklet.