It made me think that we as Scout leader deliver Micro adventures on a week in week out basis to the young people in our Pack/Troops/Units it could be as simple as cooking bread twists on a fire or more formidable weekend survival camp each one to those young people is an adventure.
We’re concerned and we hope you are too.
As you may have already heard, the Executive Council of the Boy Scouts of America released their proposed policy today, which keeps the gay ban in place for adult leaders but would prohibit kicking out openly gay Scout youth members “on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone [emphasis added]”.
All scouting programmes are built around a progressive training scheme and to mark a young persons achievements there is some form of award recondition. How we recognise those achievements is what makes young people remember them. Do you remember being present with a scouting award?
The difference is that in my youth there was no Twitter or Facebook, so if I did something stupid (which of couse I never ever ever did) then it stay with that group of college or school friends
I was recently asked the question regarding my thoughts on programme restrictions by section for activities in scouting. So here they are
You are good enough. Most people are afraid to do things because they are afraid they’re not good enough
Have a read of the full post on Bobwhite Blather and make us your own mind. Have you ever been guilty of being a Helicopter Leader?