ADULTS IN SCOUTING
Leaders and Assistants
Leaders and supporters
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
Changes to some UK grants – April 2018 Continue Reading Grants – some changes
Badge support blogs for all sections on the Scouts UK website Continue Reading Badges
GDPR : What should I be doing? Martin Elliot offers practical advice. Continue Reading GDPR advice
T1 and T2 training opportunities – two initiatives. Check them out and sign up! Continue Reading Hillwalking training
Funding is available for Scouts and Explorers going abroad. See this article for details and how to apply. Continue Reading Lyburn Fund
The Scottish Campsite Directory has been updated (April 2018) and is a useful resource. The UK directory, which lists some Scottish sites, is also available at UK Scout Campsite Directory .
We welcome Malcolm Cutt to his new role as Regional Treasurer. Continue Reading New Regional Treasurer
Programme ideas that worked. Why not check them out? Continue Reading East Lothian activities ideas
The British Red Cross are offering free courses: First Aid, and Refugee Awareness. Why not include them in your programme? Continue Reading Free Red Cross courses
How one Group recruited six new leaders. Read what they did and see whether you could pick up some ideas. Continue Reading Finding new leaders
How ENE went about setting up a new website Continue Reading New website for ENE
When the Beast from the East hit and snow disrupted life across our Region, one enterprising Scouting family took the chance to raise money for the Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team. Cheryl Turpie, Group Scout Leader at Cardrona, followed her sons in sleeping...
Your chance to abseil off the Falkirk Wheel – have you got the nerve? Are you brave enough to abseil down Scotland's iconic Falkirk Wheel and raise money for Scouting? If so, join Scouts Scotland on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 April. It’s a great way of...
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...
The Comely Bank Scout Group (122nd Craigalmond) volunteered twice in 2017 to help improve the school playground at Flora Stevenson Primary School, in collaboration with the school’s Parent Council. Over 50 of our Young People across all sections – Beavers,...