Ok so the Summer is hopefully on it way and a large number of adventures will be had by all. It is also the time of year when the Birthday of this blogger comes around so I have been looking over Amazon and I have selected a number of products that could be added to a summer camp shopping list.
I was recently asked for some advice for speaking infront of people at an AGM, my first thought was to say Picture them Naked. However when I actually thought about that statement and I a not really sure if that would work. I think if I was in a room full of naked people I would start to feel rather self conscious and some uneasy.
I have come across a service called Plinky it gives what it calls prompts for you to answer and is aimed at helping you generate content. Look out for new posts from it.
You may have heard that it snowed in the UK the other day, and for the readers in the UK I hope you cope with the snow. Just think the UK shut down because of 15cm of snow I bet countries like Canada, Sweden, Norway, Russia are laughing at that update.
I recently asked the question on my Facebook page What is the one items you can not go to camp without? There were a few responses that came through, You can see the responses here One thing, in my mind, that is always nice to have on camp is good coffee, I have experimented with a number of different ways to take fresh coffee to camp and most have been successful but a bit cumbersome. About a year ago I came across a French Press Mug, the Smartcafe Cafetiere Hot Mug, and have been using it very successfully. What makes this cup really great is that you only need to take one cup to camp. If you take out the french press bit it can be a typical thermos style mug for hot or cold beverages but just add fresh coffee grounds and the pressy bit and away you go [...]
I came across this video from China the other day, it is an environmentally friendly message making a green pedestrian crossing. It is a from 2010 but still the message it promotes and the way it does it are worth sharing.
As we read this our Ninja Puffin Leader in the making is making fine progress in his training. He has been let lose from his crate and learning to master the new Ninja power and moves. For all those that are reading this, we will be exclusively revealing a sneaky paparazzi shot of our Kiff in training. Please don’t worry he does have his top on in the photo, we’ll will be revealing this here at Jabbering at 1pm today!!!!!! Back to today’s topic though, MOTIVATION. How do you motivate your young members in Scouting. We all know what teenagers can be like, so how do you do it? DO you try to motivate your members every week? Or just for big events? Do you motivate them with actions or words? Do they need motivating? Is there a big difference in the sections, such as Beavers and Scouts? I am [...]