I would like to say I’m looking forward to performing the role as Chairman and I’m keen to work with everyone to support Margery Naylor, the Regional Commissioner, and her team in delivering great Scouting across the Region.
I am at the start of a steep learning curve and am now in the process of understanding what’s currently happening and what the priorities are. Please bear with me as I settle in and find my feet! Continue Reading Update from John Cannon, our new Chairman of the Region
The Annual Opening Ceremony of the Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance will take place at the Scott Monument, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh on Monday 30 October 2017. In past years this has proved to be a special service.Continue Reading Garden of Remembrance – Annual Opening
I am delighted to welcome Rob Whitelaw as the District Commissioner for Edinburgh North East. Continue Reading Rob Whitelaw – New DC for Edinburgh North East
Graham Coulson, Deputy Regional Commissioner, writes: “Where to begin but to advise all colleagues that Brian has decided to stand down from the role of ARC Comms to pursue other scouting activities.
Continue Reading Brian Morrison, Assistant Regional Commissioner, Communications
We celebrated our successes and growth as a Region at our AGM and Annual Review on Wed 4 Oct 2017. About 100 leaders, young people and supporters attended this positive event held at the Girlguiding HQ in Edinburgh.
Continue Reading Didn’t we do well?
Bonaly Outdoor Centre would like to invite you to its free preview and taster sessions. This is a fantastic opportunity for teachers and group leaders to see what Bonaly has to offer. Situated on a 24 acre site at the bottom of the Pentland Hills yet only 30 mins bus ride from Edinburgh city centre we are the perfect location to provide exceptional outdoor education programmes for students of all ages. We are a Scout owned campsite and activity centre and welcome schools and other youth groups to our fantastic site led by our professional staff.
Tuesday 12th September 4-6.30pm – Primary/Secondary Teacher session
Specifically for teachers to try out the site and to discuss the benefits of outdoor education for your pupils and how we can help your school with your visit. Drop in at anytime or stay for entire session to try out activities. Sessions will include tour of the site, accommodation and the facilities. You will also have the chance to try a selection of action and adventure activities and enjoy refreshments and snacks in our Bushcraft Village.
Tuesday 3rd October 4-6.30pm – All youth group leaders and teachers
All youth group leaders and teachers are welcome. Drop in at anytime or stay for entire session to try out activities. Meet the team to discuss broad options for your group. Sessions will include tour of the site, accommodation and the facilities. You will also have the chance to try a selection of action and adventure activities and enjoy refreshments and snacks in our Bushcraft Village.
If you would like to attend it would be really helpful if you could complete your details here. This will give us an idea of the activities you wish to try and how many people to expect at each session.