The Royal Belfast Academical Institution



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College Square East,

Belfast, BT1 6DL.

(Founded 1926)

Telephone: 028 90240461


74th Belfast (RBAI) Scout Group

Inchmarlo Beaver Colony (P2 to P4) meet from 4 to 5 pm while Inchmarlo Cub Pack (P5 to P7) meet from 5 to 6 pm on Thursdays from September to June while the Scout Troop (Years 8 to 10), the Explorer Unit (Years 11 to 14) and the Scout Network (18 to 25 year olds) meet from 3.20 to 4.30 p.m. on Fridays during the autumn and spring terms, and when required in the summer term. There are numerous other events taking place throughout the year at Group, District, County, Northern Ireland and United Kingdom levels as well as partnerships with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and charities like Habitat for Humanity Northern Ireland and Storehouse Belfast.

The Scout Group maintained its high level of participation and achievement in 2019/2020. The highlights of the year were the opening of Inchmarlo Beaver Colony and the annual Parents’ Night where the Cubs made their debut. In the Census Return 2020, the Group increased its numbers with a total membership of 151, which included 2 Scout Network members, 36 Explorer Scouts, 50 Scouts, 21 Cubs, 9 Beavers, 14 Leaders and 19 other adults. 55 members of the Group undertook the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme to complete their main Scout Awards. 28 Scouts undertook the Bronze Award with a view to completing their Chief Scout’s Platinum Award; 20 Explorers embarked on their Silver Award with a view to complete their Chief Scout’s Diamond Award; and 7 Explorers initiated their Gold Award with a view to complete their Queen’s Scout Award during the year.

Group Mission Statement

The Purpose of Scouting
Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

The Values of Scouting
As Scouts we are guided by these values:
Integrity – We act with integrity; we are honest, trustworthy and loyal.
Respect – We have self-respect and respect for others.
Care – We support others and take care of the world in which we live.
Belief – We explore our faiths, beliefs and attitudes.
Co-operation – We make a positive difference; we co-operate with others and make friends.

The Scout Method
Scouting takes place when young people, in partnership with adults, work together based on the values of Scouting and:

  • enjoy what they are doing and have fun
  • take part in activities indoors and outdoors
  • learn by doing
  • share in spiritual reflection
  • take responsibility and make choices
  • undertake new and challenging activities
  • make and live by their Promise.

Telephone: 028 90240461 Email:

Charity Number – NIC103856

74th Belfast (R.B.A.I.) Scout Group

The Royal Belfast Academical Institution,

College Square East,


BT1 6DL.

Telephone: 028 90240461

Charity Number – NIC103856

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