INFORMATION ABOUT SCOUTING
Information about Scouting
The post of Regional Adviser (International) is currently vacant, but for information and assistance please contact the Region using email@example.com.
Taking a Scouting group abroad
If you are taking a group of young people abroad, then you need to look at the information in the factsheet Thinking of Going Away (FS260018). It provides an outline of the areas you will need to consider.
Do not forget to get a copy of the Visits Abroad Folder from your Regional Adviser. This contains Form TA which must be submitted before travelling abroad.
Have you been on a trip abroad with scouts? Organised an expedition in another country? Or are you looking for inspiration for an overseas adventure? Globe Trekker is an interactive trip and expedition planning tool. Users have the ability to leave reports of their visits to help and inspire others.
Each country has an information box containing general information, useful links and access to submitted reports.
With reports from China to Canada, Nepal to the Netherlands, Globe Trekker is full of advice and guidance to help you plan your next Scout trip overseas.
Graham Carrington, our Acting Regional Adviser, International, is looking for someone to take over this role. We really appreciate all the hard work he has put in for our Region in 2019 - but now we need to find our own Regional Adviser, International. Graham says...
It’s been an exciting and busy year with lots of exciting opportunities for our young people and leaders across the region and here Diane Marshall, Deputy Regional Commissioner gives an update on some of the International Scouting that has been going on over the past...
At the end of the very wintry month of March, a group of Danish Scouts came to Scotland to walk from Crianlarich to Fort William. The nine Explorers (ages 13-15) and three leaders arrived carrying all their gear, carefully weighed to avoid...
Meadows Explorer unit used a fun and effective way to prepare for their Explorer Belt. Assistant Explorer Scout Leader Vikki McIntyre created an excellent interactive game for use with the whole Unit. A full report was published in the recent edition of Scouting...
Funding is available for Scouts and Explorers going abroad. See this article for details and how to apply. Continue Reading Lyburn Fund
In summer 2017, 65 Braid Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and Leaders had a fantastic time at the Danish National Jamboree. Continue Reading Braid in Denmark 2017
Many Groups would like to be able to hire and drive minibuses to give young people amazing adventures in the UK and abroad. However, the rules around who can or can’t drive minibuses can vary according to different circumstances, vehicle size, location or...
Almost 8 months ago the Jamboree journey began for the South East Scotland unit when our four Unit Leaders were selected from applicants across Scotland. Leading the unit is Alan Gibson who is an Assistant Explorer Scout Leader with South Morningside Explorer Scout...
Information on all the Top Awards for Explorers and Network. Continue Reading Top Awards for Explorers and Network
The 24th World Scout Jamboree will take place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve between 22nd July and 2nd August 2019. You can take a helicopter tour of the site here. The event is being hosted by the Boy Scouts of America, Scouts Canada and Scouts of Mexico. It will be...