Scouting was the first uniformed extra mural activity in the Malay College. It had both the Cubs and the Scouts. The Cadet Corp was formed later with its members drafted from the senior Scouts. The other uniformed bodies that were formed later were the Brass Band, Saint John Ambulance and the short lived Fire Fighters. Red Crescent replaced the Saint John Ambulance, Photographic, Silat, Electronic, Social Welfare and Swimming Clubs were subsequently added to the list of Tuesday Activities.
Che’ Gu Ahmad Jalaludin started Perak’s first Scout troop in the Malay College, Kuala Kangsar in 1919. The troop had a membership of forty Scouts. Mr. L.R. Wheeler and Mr. D.C. Doral later joined him. In the same year Mr. L.R. Wheeler was awarded the Silver Wolf Medal. In 1930, Encik Ahmad Jalaludin and Mr. D.C. Doral received tdhe Medal of Merit.