Browsing Category


Protected: Fire Lighting Kit

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password:
Read More

Scouts and Rebranding

Today The UK Scout Association (The Scouts) has announced a new "strategy" for the future of The Scouting movement which includes new branding and ...
Read More

the most dangerous phrase in our language is we've always done it this way

Newbie Scout Leader Advice

I joined the Scout Association as a Scout Leader just over 9 years ago, with no scouting experience, never camped in my life, I guess you could ...
Read More

Fire Steel Sticks

One of the biggest problems I’ve noticed teaching young people Fire lighting skills is the ability for the younger aged children to use a Fire ...
Read More

Why do I even Bother?!

A while ago I had one of those nights, where the scouts just did the opposite to what was asked, Didn't listen to any leader or young leader. On ...
Read More

9.5 Score

A family Trip to The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew- A big day out with Peter Rabbit

My wife had arranged to spend the morning with her school friend and her family at The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, mainly for the Easter Exhibition ...
Read More

New Scout Section starting September 2018

The UK Scout Association has decided to launch a new Scout Section aimed at Young people of the ages 4-6yrs old. The section will be known as ...
Read More

10 Score

Book review :- Father, Son and the Pennine Way: 5 days, 90 miles. What could possibly go wrong?

As many of you know, I love being outdoors, whether it's camping with the scouts, playing on the park with my kids or going for a Sunday stroll ...
Read More

Describe Scouting in one word…

I joined Scouts 9 years ago. Infact it was 9 years last week to be exact. The reason was because I moved to London and wanted to make some Adult ...
Read More

How do you earn your “wife points”?

It's and on going joke between myself and a good friend and fellow Scout Leader  Ray ,about collecting *Wife points which allow us  to go on  ...
Read More