What We Do

The 28th Glasgow (Giffnock) Scout Group was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Arthurlie Drive, Giffnock. The Group is one of the largest Scout Groups in Scotland with over 150 uniformed members.

The Group provides Scouting activities for young people aged 6 – 18 years. It is made up of:

  • 2 Beaver Colonies. Meeting nights are Monday and Friday, from 18:30 – 19:30.
  • 2 Cub Packs. Meeting nights are Tuesday and Wednesday, from 19:00 – 20:30.
  • 1 Scout Troop. The Troop meets on a Thursday night, from 19:15 – 21:15.
  • 1 Explorer Scout Unit. The Unit meets on a Monday night, from 19:30 – 21:30.

The sections cater for the following age ranges:

  • Beavers : Age 6 – 8
  • Cubs : Age 8 – 10.5/11
  • Scouts : Age 10.5/11 – 14
  • Explorers : Age 14 – 18

The current Scout Hall was opened in 1936.

The Group is a registered Scottish Charity – Number SC014819.