Welcome to the official website of the 16th Colombo Scout Group of S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia

The 16th Colombo Scout Group is one of the leading Scout Groups in Sri Lanka. The Scout Movement is dedicated to the creation of youth leaders and this is one outlet. At S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia our objective is to become the ‘model Scout Group’.

Staying true to the Spirit of Scouting, the Troop takes pride in combining knowledge with fun to create an all round experience for Scouts of all ages.

The Troop

The 16th Colombo Scout Troop has over 60 active scouts. The Troop is divided into three senior patrols and five junior patrols.

The Cub Pack

The Cub Scout Pack of 16th Colombo has over 200 Cubs between the ages of 7 and 11 years of age.

The Evolution

Since the 16th Colombo Scout Troop was founded nearly a century ago, it has continued to be the island’s leading Scout Troop and has popularly been referred to as ‘The Model Scout Troop.’

The Troop has had a rich history of Scouting at S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia.

Introduction of New Singithi Scouts

On the 18th of September 2020, the new members of the Singithi Scout Troop of S. Thomas' College were welcomed into the scout family and wished well for the entirety of their career as scouts. There were many acts, there were stories, there were songs and they were...

Flying up of Singithi Scouts

September 18 2020 The Singithi Scouts of 16th Colombo had a programme on Friday the 18th of September to bid farewell to their seniors and welcome them into the World of Cub Scouting. This programme was held during school hours in the main hall, and over 50 Singithi...

Cub Pack Activities

A look into some activities done within the cub pack by the Cub Scouts of 16th Colombo during the lockdown period due to Covid '19.

Virtual Camp

The 16th Colombo Scout Troop successfully conducted Sri Lanka's first ever virtual camp.

SDG Awareness Session – June 6th 2020

A session was held by Dr. Asanka Eriyawa, the Asst. Headquarters Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Scout Association and the Better World Framework Coordinator, in order to educate the members of the troop on the Better World Framework and the Sustainable Development...

ESCAPADE At Home “Kids”

“Escapade At Home Kids” was the junior event of the 2nd year of Escapade, which is a fitness oriented event by the scouts of 16th Colombo.  This year it was adapted to the situation in the country due to Covid ’19.  It was held from the 30th April to 3rd May...