The Boys’ Brigade is committed to seeing lives enriched by supporting children and young people to reach their full potential by providing opportunities to meet together and engage in a range of fun and developmental activities and experiences. There’s something for every young person whether it’s camping or canoeing, first aid or five a side, orienteering or cooking. Members develop skills, build confidence, make friends, take responsibility and are encouraged to make a real difference in their communities – sharing the values that make us who we are.The Object of The Boys’ Brigade is: “The advancement of Christ’s Kingdom among Boys and the promotion of habits of Obedience, Reverence, Discipline, Self-respect and all that tends towards a true Christian manliness.” The Boys’ Brigade Motto is: ‘Sure & Stedfast’ The motto is taken from the bible, the book of Hebrews, Chapter 6, Verse 19. Where We started The Boys’ Brigade was founded in Glasgow on 4th October 1883 by Sir William Alexander Smith. From this one Company formed in Scotland the Boys’ Brigade has grown in to a worldwide movement having worked with millions of children and young people for well over a century. This year (2021):
the Boys’ Brigade will celebrate 138 years in October and
our Company, 2nd Broxburn, will celebrate 90 years in May
During this Covid-19 time the company currently meets on Monday evenings on Zoom at 7pm for 40mins.