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Simon Cocker New Deputy Regional Commissioner

Simon Cocker New Deputy Regional Commissioner

"I am delighted to welcome Simon as our new Deputy Regional Commissioner. Simon’s long term interest in outdoor activities means that he will be able to assist our leaders develop and run more outdoor activities and camps in their sections as well as special Regional...

Scout Ambassadors Visit Edinburgh

Scout Ambassadors Visit Edinburgh

Scout Ambassadors Phoebe Smith & Dwayne Fields visited Edinburgh on 3 December while on a 1300km journey walking from Dunnet Head to Lizard Point. A group of Explorer Scouts and leaders gathered to hear their story. Their journey takes them from the most northern...

A Leader’s Guide to running the 4 Week Challenge

A Leader’s Guide to running the 4 Week Challenge

The purpose of the 4 Week Challenge is for parents or other adults to see and experience Scouting first hand. The four weeks should showcase how easy it can be to help, show adults it’s fun and gradually build a relationship between the leadership team and the new...

Got a query about which way to go?

Information and support for leaders   Got a question you need an answer to in a hurry and you don’t know where to go? The “Information and Support” page  on the South East Scotland Scout website might be able to help. The page provides support to leaders and...

Have fun and learn so much at Scoutfest, 13-15 September 2019

What’s ScoutFest? ScoutFest is Scouts Scotland’s festival for adult volunteers and Network Members held over a weekend in September at Scout Adventures Fordell Firs. It’s a great opportunity for attendees to catch up with friends, pick up some new programme ideas,...

Come and assist us recruit more new leaders

Two great opportunities to meet potential adult volunteers   We have arranged to attend two Volunteer Fairs which are being held in Edinburgh in September and October. We are looking for additional support to assist us on the stalls to let potential volunteers...

How long have you been a leader?

If it is between 1 and 5 years, are you due to have a quiet talk with your GSL or manager about your work and how we can support you? We know that some people have never had a review. We also know that most people work better if they have, from time to time, the...

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