Rover Scout Section is formed to provide means of harnessing the interest, helping and supporting young men / women who accept the obligation of regular service to the Scout Movement and Community, to ensure that they make personal progress to develop their potentials and to take a constructive place in society as a responsible and useful citizen.
The method of training in the Rover Scout Section is based on the self-programming and self-governing rover scout crew together with a progressing and challenging award scheme.
SERVICE is the Motto of Rover Scouts.
The order of the progressive awards of Rover Scout Section is Membership Badge, Rover Epaulettes, Rover Scout Award and Baden Powell Award.
The aim of the Membership Badge is to help new members to acquaintance with and being accepted, and develop a harmony relationship between new members and the crew.
The Management Committee is responsible for the arrangement of training and assessment. The badge has to be approved by the Rover Scout Leader after recommendation by the Chairperson of the Management Committee
Rover Epaulettes is the first step to the progressive training of Rover Section. Knotting, Campcraft, Pioneering, Backwoods Cooking and First Aid are the major contents of the traditional scoutcraft. The aims of the programme are to arouse the interest of new participant and to raise up the skills in scoutcraft.
The Management Committee will arrange the training and assessment of the Rover Epaulettes. The DRSL/ ADC(RS) will endorse and issue the Epaulettes after the approval and recommendation by the RSL.
ROVER SCOUT AWARD
The aim of the Award is to help rovers to obtain more understanding towards the scout movement and society, also to develop and achieve certain degree of techniques through the process of the assessment. Rovers could take this opportunity to equip themselves and contributing the society. Service, Scouting Knowledge, Self-development, Interpersonal Skills, Look Wide, Personal Pursuit, Scoutcraft and Exploration are included.
The Rover Scout Leaders are responsible for the training and assessment of the Rover Scout Award. The Award and certificate will be approved and issued by the RHQC(RS) and AHQ respectively after the confirmation and recommendation by DRSL/ADC(RS).
BADEN POWELL AWARD
Baden Powell Award continuous the training progress of the Rover Scout Award. Self planning and managing are pre-requisite to achieve this highest award. During the course from planning to operation, rovers could grow up with a positive value of living, learning scout knowledge, technique and attitude; these will equip rovers themselves.
The topics of Baden Powell Award are same as the Rover Scout Award. Service, Scoutcraft and Exploration are compulsory, whilst Scout Knowledge, Self-development, Interpersonal Skills, Personal Pursuit and Look Wide are optional. Rovers required to take 3 amongst the 5 options for assessment.
The assessment of the Baden Powell Award is arranged by the RHQC (RS). Certificate and award will be issued as confirmed and approved by AHQ after the recommendation of Regional Commissioner and District Commissioner.