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Putting the Great into the Great Outdoors

The great outdoors is called ‘great’ for a reason! Nature has this overwhelming power over us and it’s often only once we’re far away from ...
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Why do scouts leave the Troop ?

Recently I was asked by my District to fill out an autumn Census for the county. It was just to see how we are doing with numbers, both gaining and ...
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The highs and lows of being a Scout Leader

The Highs and Lows of being a Scout Leader

In this Vlog I sit around the campfire with my Scout Leaders from my Scout Group and discuss the Highs and Lows of being a Scout Leader. Comment ...
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Cub camp is fun

I’m worried about my son going away on Cub Camp

I got sent this email from a parent whose a bit anxious about her son attending his 1st Cub camping Weekend..... Firstly, I'm sure he is in ...
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Tim Kidd

Gilwell Reunion 2018

The Gilwell Reunion 2018 was the 92nd Reunion to be held at Gilwell Park and celebrates 99years of Gilwell Park. Gilwell Reunion is an annual ...
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Scouting in 1 word

Scouting in 1 word

Last weekend I took my Scouts to our District Funcamp, with just over 400 young people attending the weekend fun camp. Scouting in the U.K. now ...
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Beaver and Cubs Funday 2018

Here's a vlog from this weekends Beaver and Cubs Funday 2018 at Gilwell Park. I also had a walk around the park to show you some of the highlights ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Scouts

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 ...
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