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Annual Report 2018

Here is our Annual Report 2018. It has all the great activities and achievements of our young people and leaders in 2018.

 

Read it here

A Year is A Long Time in Youth Involvement

As the year ends and we all start looking forward to putting up our Christmas trees, I thought it would be good to let you know what a wonderful year it has been for Youth Involvement. I wanted first to say thank you to Martin Browne, as he has stepped back from being...

read more

Regional Staffing Review

With reference to previous updates in this Newsletter regarding a Regional staffing review, we are delighted to announce that the review has completed. This review has been conducted over the summer months and has been led by the Regional Chair’s committee and has...

read more

Deadline Approaching for Mandatory GDPR Training

Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018, Scout HQ introduced a new mandatory training module on the subject. While new volunteers have this module automatically added to the Getting Started set of modules they need to...

read more

Leslie Sell Charitable Trust

The Leslie Sell Charitable Trust provides financial assistance to the Scouting and Guiding movement through small grants to Groups in the UK to help with the cost of making repairs, or purchasing sundry items of equipment. It also assists groups and individuals for UK...

read more

Regional Scouting Support Officer Vacancy

Starting Salary: 26,000 – 28,000 p.a. Status: 37 Hours per week Starting: Two year fixed term commencing from January 2019 Location: South East Scotland Region Help us support leaders and adult volunteers to develop Scouting in South East Scotland!   Scouting in South...

read more

Annual Review Highlights Successful Year for SE Scotland

October saw members from across the Region as well as invited guests come to hear the good news about what had been happening in South East Scotland in 2017-18. Our Annual Report highlights a number of the Region's achievements. A varied and full programme for the...

read more

It’s November – It’s Gang Show Time

Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre   Over 250 Cub Scouts and Brownies, Scouts and Guides, Explorer Scouts and Senior Section, Scout Network and Leaders supported by a backstage team of over 100 adult volunteers will present this year’s exciting show....

read more

2019 is Longcraig’s 50th Anniversary – Get in touch!

As many of you are already aware, next year is the 50th Anniversary of Longcraig Scout Centre operating at Longcraig Pier. The history of how this all started is shrouded in the mists of a number of old crimpled and curled up folders and files, but much more detail of...

read more

A Scouting Welcome for Tattoo Visitors

Tourists visiting this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo received a good Scottish welcome from a team of Explorer Scouts and Adult members who volunteered to sell programmes and merchandise to the international visitors attending the world famous event at Edinburgh...

read more

Culzean Camp for Cramond Scouts

by Mike Treanor, Scout Leader 82nd Cramond (Craigalmond) Scouts  Our 2018 Summer Camp was held at Culzean Country Park Scout Camp in Ayrshire. Given the weather had been glorious for what seemed like months and months we were looking forward to a dry camp.  On...

read more

Shaping Scouting in South East Scotland

September saw members from across the Region taking advantage of the opportunity to share their priorities for Scouting in South East Scotland and ideas for how the Region can best support its adult volunteers. Three events were held in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East...

read more

Super Summer for North Berwick Bear Cubs

The 1st North Berwick Bear Cubs had a fun filled, action packed summer term spending most of their sessions outside. They visited the North Berwick RNLI station where the RNLI volunteers spoke about the work they do and the equipment they use. The Cubs learnt how to...

read more

Changes to Explorer Scout Young Leader Scheme

An Update From Kirsty Ireland, Regional Advisor - Explorer Scout Young Leaders As you may be aware the Young Leader (YL) scheme has recently started undergoing some changes including the release of new Explorer Scout YL (ESYL) logbooks. We are excited to announce that...

read more

Recognise Member’s Contribution in Awards

Do you know someone who deserves a special THANK YOU? by Margery Naylor, Regional Commissioner  If you do, please recommend them for an award. There is a range of awards in Scouting and I can assist you to make an application for someone who has made a real...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 18

Getting Started

Sun 18 November @ 10:00 - 14:00
Tue 20

Gang Show

Tue 20 November - Sat 24 November
Sat 24

Meeting The Challenges

Sat 24 November
Sun 25

Achieving Growth

Sun 25 November
Sun 25

Safeguarding Workshop

Sun 25 November @ 14:00 - 16:30
Dec 02

First Response – Full Course

Sun 2 December @ 10:00 - 16:00
Dec 11

Regional Executive

Tue 11 December
Jan 27

First Response – Full Course

Sun 27/01/2019 @ 10:00 - 16:00
Feb 02

Skills of Management

Sat 02/02/2019 - Sun 03/02/2019

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A Year is A Long Time in Youth Involvement

As the year ends and we all start looking forward to putting up our Christmas trees, I thought it would be good to let you know what a wonderful year it has been for Youth Involvement. I wanted first to say thank you to Martin Browne, as he has stepped back from being...

read more

Regional Staffing Review

With reference to previous updates in this Newsletter regarding a Regional staffing review, we are delighted to announce that the review has completed. This review has been conducted over the summer months and has been led by the Regional Chair’s committee and has...

read more

Deadline Approaching for Mandatory GDPR Training

Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018, Scout HQ introduced a new mandatory training module on the subject. While new volunteers have this module automatically added to the Getting Started set of modules they need to...

read more

Leslie Sell Charitable Trust

The Leslie Sell Charitable Trust provides financial assistance to the Scouting and Guiding movement through small grants to Groups in the UK to help with the cost of making repairs, or purchasing sundry items of equipment. It also assists groups and individuals for UK...

read more

Regional Scouting Support Officer Vacancy

Starting Salary: 26,000 – 28,000 p.a. Status: 37 Hours per week Starting: Two year fixed term commencing from January 2019 Location: South East Scotland Region Help us support leaders and adult volunteers to develop Scouting in South East Scotland!   Scouting in South...

read more

Annual Review Highlights Successful Year for SE Scotland

October saw members from across the Region as well as invited guests come to hear the good news about what had been happening in South East Scotland in 2017-18. Our Annual Report highlights a number of the Region's achievements. A varied and full programme for the...

read more

It’s November – It’s Gang Show Time

Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre   Over 250 Cub Scouts and Brownies, Scouts and Guides, Explorer Scouts and Senior Section, Scout Network and Leaders supported by a backstage team of over 100 adult volunteers will present this year’s exciting show....

read more

2019 is Longcraig’s 50th Anniversary – Get in touch!

As many of you are already aware, next year is the 50th Anniversary of Longcraig Scout Centre operating at Longcraig Pier. The history of how this all started is shrouded in the mists of a number of old crimpled and curled up folders and files, but much more detail of...

read more

A Scouting Welcome for Tattoo Visitors

Tourists visiting this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo received a good Scottish welcome from a team of Explorer Scouts and Adult members who volunteered to sell programmes and merchandise to the international visitors attending the world famous event at Edinburgh...

read more

Culzean Camp for Cramond Scouts

by Mike Treanor, Scout Leader 82nd Cramond (Craigalmond) Scouts  Our 2018 Summer Camp was held at Culzean Country Park Scout Camp in Ayrshire. Given the weather had been glorious for what seemed like months and months we were looking forward to a dry camp.  On...

read more

Shaping Scouting in South East Scotland

September saw members from across the Region taking advantage of the opportunity to share their priorities for Scouting in South East Scotland and ideas for how the Region can best support its adult volunteers. Three events were held in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East...

read more

Super Summer for North Berwick Bear Cubs

The 1st North Berwick Bear Cubs had a fun filled, action packed summer term spending most of their sessions outside. They visited the North Berwick RNLI station where the RNLI volunteers spoke about the work they do and the equipment they use. The Cubs learnt how to...

read more

Changes to Explorer Scout Young Leader Scheme

An Update From Kirsty Ireland, Regional Advisor - Explorer Scout Young Leaders As you may be aware the Young Leader (YL) scheme has recently started undergoing some changes including the release of new Explorer Scout YL (ESYL) logbooks. We are excited to announce that...

read more

Recognise Member’s Contribution in Awards

Do you know someone who deserves a special THANK YOU? by Margery Naylor, Regional Commissioner  If you do, please recommend them for an award. There is a range of awards in Scouting and I can assist you to make an application for someone who has made a real...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 18

Getting Started

Sun 18 November @ 10:00 - 14:00
Tue 20

Gang Show

Tue 20 November - Sat 24 November
Sat 24

Meeting The Challenges

Sat 24 November
Sun 25

Achieving Growth

Sun 25 November
Sun 25

Safeguarding Workshop

Sun 25 November @ 14:00 - 16:30
Dec 02

First Response – Full Course

Sun 2 December @ 10:00 - 16:00
Dec 11

Regional Executive

Tue 11 December
Jan 27

First Response – Full Course

Sun 27/01/2019 @ 10:00 - 16:00
Feb 02

Skills of Management

Sat 02/02/2019 - Sun 03/02/2019