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Leaders

Leaders, assistants and helpers in all sections are the people who make Scouting happen for young people.  Though your first line of support lies in your District, the Region is also available to offer advice and assistance.  The Info section contains useful material and more links.

News for Leaders

Making an impact

The 2018 Census shows that Scouting is growing in strength and numbers in our Region. Research show adults report high levels of satisfaction. Let’s encourage others to join us so we can support even more young people and make even more of an impact. Continue Reading Making an impact

New logo consultation

New logo for SES Scouts Message from Martin Elliot, Deputy Regional Commissioner Thank you to all who took part in our consultation on a new Regional logo. We have now received clarification that local variations to the logo are not permitted, which means that Logo 1...

What happens now with GDPR

GDPR is live – What now? By the time that you read this, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have come into effect and now governs how all Scout Groups, Districts and Regions process personal data. Hopefully this will not come as a surprise to you...

May at Longcraig

May 2018 at Longcraig – Been and Gone! After the particularly cold, prolonged and snowy winter the first month of Longcraig activity has on average been blessed with spring like weather much of the month. The Met Office people think May 2018 may be the warmest on...

Environmental project for Explorers

Take part in an international study Looking for a programme idea?  Your Explorer Unit could take part in a study of environmental attitudes and behaviour, run by Athina Georgiou Shippi, a PhD student at Edinburgh University.  She will visit your Explorer Unit and get...

Managing your section – OSM survey

Help to manage your section effectively The Regional Leadership Team wants to assist section leaders to use a good way of managing the complex details about the young people in their section. We know that an electronic tool called Online Scout Manager is widely used...

Outdoor Centre Manager

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic Outdoor Centre Manager? We need an experienced and enthusiastic Centre Manager for our Bonaly Outdoor Centre! Could you be the right person for us? Or do you know someone who could assist us develop the services we offer at the...

District Commissioner for Midlothian

Wanted - District Commissioner for Midlothian We now need a brilliant volunteer manager to take Scouting forward in Midlothian. As District Commissioner you will offer support to Scout Groups, while helping open new ones. You will manage adults, setting objectives and...

Hillwalking training update

There has been an excellent response to last month's announcement of two complementary initiatives to provide training for Hillwalking permits (see original article). David Newton David, the DESC for Craigalmond, is going ahead with organising a Regional residential...

Longcraig open for business

Longcraig is open for business! After a bit of a madcap winter caused by some very inclement weather for much of the period, we have now got most of the boats, kayaks and other equipment ready for use once again on the Firth of Forth. With a new online booking system,...

Youth Approved Award for Region

This month the Region achieved its Foundation Youth Approved award from Scouts Scotland. We are over the moon with this award and shall be displaying it on most of our future comms and putting the certificate in the reception of Bonaly. For those of you not too...

Hillwalking and climbing information

The Region ran a taster training session on 30 April. Eight leaders from across the Region spent an evening with Mountaineering Instructors Davy Virdee and Martin Holland looking at the skills needed to move towards gaining a hillwalking permit. There’s lots of demand...