Location Charles S. Snow District is located in the inner northern and north-eastern suburbs of Brisbane, out to a distance of about 10 kilometres from the centre of the city. The District is part of Brisbane North Region, of Queensland Branch, Scouts Australia.
The Groups The District is comprised of 9 Scout Groups:
The Sections Young people are accepted into Scouting at any age from 6 years of age onwards, and may continue through the different sections until they are young adults, on their 26th birthday.
District News and Future Events Details of future events for all sections are on the District News page.
Charles S. Snow The District is named after Charles Smethurst Snow, the first Chief Commissioner of Scouting in Queensland. He was also one of the first four Scout Leaders in Queensland, raising a Patrol at St Mary's Church of England, Kangaroo Point, in August 1908. He served as Chief Commissioner from 1909 to 1922 and from 1924 to 1943, as Branch Commissioner for Sea Scouts from 1921 to 1923, and as Branch Commissioner for Adult Leader Training from 1923 to 1952. Charles S. Snow was called to Higher Service on 6 June 1953. His service to Scouting is also remembered in the Charles Snow Training Centre, BP Park, Samford, and the Charles S. Snow Scout Environmental Training Centre, 'Eprapah', Victoria Point.
If you would like more information about Scouting or the Charles S Snow District please contact:
(07) 3870 7000
Non Metro Free Call - 1800 0 'SCOUT' (1800 072 688)
© Charles S Snow District, Scouts Australia, Queensland Branch Inc.
Last updated 29 March 2007