Quote Originally Posted by PaulArthurs View Post
So, I wonder why both Guiding and Scouting (if you consider The Northern Ireland Squirrel Association to be part of Scouting, even if not part of TSA) consider it necessary to have younger provision in Northern Ireland than in the rest of the country.

Anchor Boys (and whatever the Girls' Brigade equivalent is). All P1 boys at our village school joined. My sons were the only ones to go into scouting.