SCOUT UNIFORM

SCOUT UNIFORM

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A Scout shall wear uniform as follows :-

(i) Shirt : A steel Grey shirt with two patch pockets with shoulder straps with Half or rolled up sleeves, sleeves may be turned down in cold weather.

(ii) Shorts or Trousers : Navy blue shorts or trousers shall be worn. But at the time of Rashtrapati Scout Testing camp and Rashtrapati Award Rally-Trousers are compulsory. Trousers shall neither be loose fitting nor tight fitting and shall have two side pockets and one back pocket.

(iii) Head- Dress : Dark blue beret cap with the official cap badge supplied by the National Association. A Sikh may wear a blue turban with the official cap badge Head Dress is compulsory during ceremonies.

(iv) Belt : Grey Nylex belt with official buckle of the Bharat Scouts & Guides supplied by the National Association.

(v) Scarf : A triangular scarf of the Group colour other than green, purple or yellow and pattern approved by the Local or District Association as the case may be, shall be worn round the neck over the collar and shoulder straps with the Group woggle, other than Gilwell woggle. Each of the two sides of scarf shall have a minimum length of 70cms and a maximum of 80cms.

(vi) Shoulder badge : A shoulder Badge of 6 to 8 cms x 1.5 cm with white background and red border the serial number and name of the Group in red letters shall be worn on both the shoulders immediately below the seam with a little curve.

Note : Members of the Group which consists of Sea Scouts or Air Scouts shall not include on shoulder badge the words “Sea Scout “or “Air Scout” instead, a white slip with the words “ Sea Scout “ or Air Scout” in red colour supplied by the National Association shall be worn on shoulder straps on both sides.

(vii) Shoulder stripes : Two Shoulder stripes indicative of the colour and name of the patrol as shown in Scouting for Boys, each 5 cms long and 1½ cms wide stitched horizontally, each 2 cms apart on a square shape steel grey cloth. This patch shall be worn at the top of the left sleeve immediately below the Shoulder Badge.

Note : If there is Ambulance man badge then, Shoulder stripes shall be worn below the Ambulance man badge.

(viii) Membership Badge : A Cloth badge with green background and Fleur- de – lis in yellow superimposed by the Trefoil with Ashoka Chakra also in yellow in the centre shall be worn in the centre of the pleat of the left pocket of the shirt.

(ix) Socks or Stockings : Black Socks or Stockings may be worn, Stockings should be rolled down below the knees with green garter tabs 1.5cm visible outside Stockings will be worn with shorts only.

(x) World Scout Badge : World Scout Badge should be worn in the centre of the pleat of the right pocket of the shirt.

(xi) Footwear : “ Black shoes (leather or canvas) with laces may be worn”.

(xii) Over Coat, Blazer or Jacket : A navy blue overcoat or navy blue Blazer or navy blue wind cheater may be worn in the winter season only. (xiii) Metal Badge : In mufti, a metal badge of the Bharat Scouts & Guides may be worn.

(xiv) Lanyard : Grey lanyard worn round the neck with a whistle tucked in the left pocket of the shirt. Knotting rope of 3 mtrs. of standard size shall be worn in the uniform.

(xv) A Haversack or Rucksack may be carried during out door activities.

(xvi) The name stripe containing “The Bharat Scouts & Guides” supplied by National Headquarters may be worn on just above the right pocket of the shirt. The size of the stripe should be 11cm x 2cm, the right corner of which should be tri colour of National Flag of the size of 3cm x 2cm and rest for the Title of The Bharat Scout & Guides’.

Uniform for Sea Scout : Sea Scout shall wear uniform as for a Scout. He shall also wear the Sea Scout Badge 4cms. above the right pocket.

Uniform for Air Scout : Air Scout shall wear uniform as for a Scout. He shall also wear the Air Scout Badge 4cms. above the right pocket.

Working Casual wear. Working uniform or field activity uniform as optional items with the deep blue jeans/ trousers/shorts with plain sky blue colour T-Shirt with collar, having a pocket super imposed with Scout emblem and dark blue ‘P’ cap with BS&G Emblem at the center may be worn during the field activity along with comfortable shoes.

 

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