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
Kiffs thoughts on a recently seen tweet about a campaign for votes at 16; but what are your thoughts on votes at 16?
I recently saw someone re-post a video from Youtube of a lad trying to wash his hair while his friends keep adding shampoo to his head. I am not going to promote the video but if you want to see it search on Youtube for Shampoo prank.
I commented on the video that I did not think it was funny and suggested is was basically bullying the response that came back was it was just a prank and funny.
To old for Scouting was a debate or part there of I recently witnessed on twitter by some Canadian scouts. At the heart of the debate was the drive for more engagement and leadership for young people in scouting. A good thing you would think, it was post the impACT 2012 conference in Canada if you don’t know what this it check out Dylan’s Post on ScoutsBuzz I am not sure if this to old for scouting is a new debate in Canada, maybe someone from over there will respond and tell me, however in the UK over the last couple of years and now with the update in the fundamentals of Scouting there has been a significant push to see greater youth engagement and leadership within scouting. Thus the debate about people being to old for scouting comes up. The point that was made in the twitter debate I [...]
The last words are key and a good speakers will tell you the not matter how short of long your talk is, people will usually only really remember your opening joke and your parting line. Knock knock ………. (Ok maybe not) So a question for you what is a Scoutmasters Minute? Nope it is not the amount free time a leader gets on camp or the breathing time between the next stupid question asked by a member of your Unit. Neither is it a rather good blog by Scoutmaster Jerry it is the last words of a scout meeting the parting message The BSA factsheet says The Scoutmaster’s Minute is brief in duration but one of the most important parts of a troop meeting. Occurring at the closing of the meeting, it is the thought that will go home with the boys. It is the time to teach one of [...]