The Flagstaff Hill Scout Group is the largest Scout Group in South Australia and part of the Hills to Coast Scout District.
Weekly meetings are held in the combined Scout and Guide Complex 'Taikaringa' located at 161 Black Road, Flagstaff Hill. Scout Hall location on Google Maps (Scout Hall entrance is to the right of the School Oval).
Google Map Street view of the entrance to our hall.
The Group Neckie (also known as a Scarf) distinguishes members of our Group from all others.
The meaning of the colours on our neckie are:
Black base - all Districts South of the Torrens River that runs through Adelaide.
Dark blue stripe - Groups within the local area
Green and yellow - Flagstaff Hill Scout Group
The peak of the neckie holds the Group badge.
The Flagstaff Hill Scout Group badge is made up of the following components
The Wreath is of wattle leaves and blossom representing the general encircling of our suburb by bushland and recreation parks. The acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) is Australia's floral emblem
The Mounted Horseman represents Colonel William Light, who surveyed the City of Adelaide. In 1837 he erected a flagpole at the top of what became known as Flagstaff Hill. This he used as one of his many trig points
Colonel Light is dressed in the uniform of a Colonel of the British Army Lancers in which he was commissioned. He carries a lance and flag indicative of the Lancers
The Horse represents the mode of travel in the era
The Fleur-de-lis are indicative of the Scouting movement.