Regional Commissioner Updates

Can you help our Lead Volunteer complete #OutdoorIn24

As we get into summer and the weather (hopefully!) improves, many sections are taking the opportunity to spend more time outdoors and perhaps work towards the Outdoor in 24 Challenge. Outdoor in 24 is an initiative by the Scouts to encourage young people to spend more...

What does a Commissioner Do?

Since I took on the role of Regional Commissioner a year ago, one of the most common questions I get asked by friends both within Scouting and outwith is what does a Regional Commissioner do? Therefore as I head into my second year as RC I have decided to use this...

Adults can develop #SkillsForLife Too! 

When UK Scouts launched their new strategy in 2018 they decided to call it Skills for Life emphasising the Scouts' desire to ensure that as many young people as possible have opportunities to develop skills which will help them to enjoy the best possible future.  But...

New Year Update from our Acting Regional Commissioners

As we start the New Year we wanted to take this opportunity to again thank you for everything that you continue to do for all of our young people and for your communities and also look forward, with hope, to the year ahead. Currently Scouting across Scotland,...

Getting Everyone Back Together Safely in South East Scotland

Earlier this week, Scouts Scotland issued updated guidance to all members in response to the five COVID protection levels which have been brought in by the Scottish Government. We are aware that this updated guidance has led to some discussion about how this will...

Reflecting on a Successful Scouting Year in South East Scotland

Given the challenges that recent months have thrown at us, it can be easy to overlook the many successes that have been achieved within South East Scotland Scouts over the last year. As we approach our Region's Annual Review, it is a great opportunity to take time to...

Getting Everyone Back Together Safely in South East Scotland

Last week, Scouts Scotland announced that the readiness level in Scotland was being reduced from Red to Amber and from what I am seeing and hearing across the Region, there is now a lot of discussion about what it means to be at Amber. Therefore, despite my plan to...