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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

Scout Campsite Directories

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 .  

Sleeping out in an Igloo

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...

Abseil Falkirk Wheel and raise funds

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...

Minibus abroad

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...

Scout Group helps school

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,...

GDPR advice on processing data

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law that will come into effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the current Data Protection Act and introducing new requirements for how organisations process personal data. This new regulation affects how...

New Chief Commissioner of Scotland

Andrew Sharkey has been appointed Chief Commissioner of Scotland and will officially take up the role during the Blair Atholl Jamborette in July 2018. Andrew is well know in Scottish Scouting, particularly for his interest in International events but also as a GSL and...

National Camping Competition for Scouts

Apply by Friday 4 May The National Camping Competition (Zonal Qualifiers) will take place over the weekend of Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June 2018. The locations for this year’s Zonals are: Jock Neish Scouting Centre, 2 Hayloft, Tannadice, Forfar DD8 3PZ Auchengillan...

Building the Future Together

On Jan 11 we held an event called ‘Building the Future Together’ for the Regional Leadership Team, the Regional Executive Committee and the Regional staff team. It is a serious topic, but nevertheless we had a great evening. ‘I think things are going to be...

Explorer Camp Sep 2018

Would you like to camp next September?  Would you like to meet Explorers from other Districts? Would you like us to use your ideas to help plan the camp? If you are interested, contact us, saying whether you are an Explorer or a Leader, and where you are...