While reading the blog In Kirsty’s Words. came across an interesting post We Are Your Leaders and it opens with the line we are not experts
This month’s blog entry is about Accountability in Scouting. By this I am thinking about the way we run Scouting on a day to day basis within groups, districts and counties, rather than doing actual events or activities. In my opinion, it’s something we all know about but it doesn’t seem to be seen as […]
Judith Hackitt who is Chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wrote a blog post on her blog on the 7th June that will ring true with any person involved in Scouting. We as a society are starting to drift into a world where Common Sense is not so Common and it is nice that some one from an organisation such as the HSE as said “Let Kids be Kids”
The announcement comes as a great endorsement of Scouting’s commitment to allow adults to volunteer their time on a flexible basis. The Duchess will help run a variety of activities relevant to her skills and interests. This could include running games, teaching first aid or cooking on campfires.
One of the best things about going on camp for me is getting the Scout Camp Blanket out, not only does it keep me warm at night or around a campfire, but it gets you talking to strangers. The reason being is that it is covered in scouting badges from all over the world, and […]