The Chief Constable Simon Cole presented Chief Scout Awards to Scouts and Explorer Scouts in a ceremony on Monday October 13th.
Young people between the ages of 14-18 years old received an array of certificates including the Chief Scout Platinum and Diamond Awards – the highest awards that they can achieve in their section.
Simon Cole also presented Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze and Silver Awards to the Scouts from various districts from around Leicestershire.
The awards were presented in a ceremony at the Scout Headquarters in Leicester Forest East.
The Chief Constable, who is Vice President of Leicestershire Scouts said:
“I was delighted to see so many young people achieving such great successes and I felt honoured to be included in their celebrations”.
The Scout Association offers everyday adventure and activity to almost 400,000 young people across the UK.
The Movement is the largest co-educational youth organisation in the world, with over 28 million Members in 216 countries and territories.
There are around 120 groups in 10 districts in Leicestershire alone.