HIGH ACHIEVER: Lachlan Weber, 14, of the Camira Scout Group has received the Australian Scout Medallion.
HIGH ACHIEVER: Lachlan Weber, 14, of the Camira Scout Group has received the Australian Scout Medallion. David Nielsen

Lachlan takes a family tradition to new heights

LACHLAN Weber's love for adventure and the outdoors is in his blood.

The Camira youngster comes from a family of scouts.

His brother is a scout. His father was a scout. His uncle and aunt met at scouts.

The 14-year-old is the only person in his family though to earn the highest achievement possible for a scout.

In recognition of his commitment to scouting activities Lachlan was recently awarded The Australian Scout Medallion.

Obtaining the award is no easy feat; to be eligible a scout must complete a leadership course and achieve an adventurer level cord, which usually takes about a year to complete.

"It was a relief to finally get the award after putting in so much time and hard work," Lachlan said.

The St Edmund's College student said he had been involved with the Camira Scout Group since he was five years old.

He was presented his award at the Camira Scout Hall this month.

Lachlan now has the option of going on to venturer scouts, which is the next level, and working towards the Queen Scout Award.



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