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Edinburgh Gang Show 2019 – the 60th show!

Put the date in your diary now and involve your section as we celebrate our 60th annual Gang Show!

Tue 19 to Sat 23 November – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Tickets on sale now. capitaltheatres.com

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Bonaly SCOUT Centre Is Back

By popular demand, the name of Bonaly will revert to BONALY SCOUT CENTRE.

 

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You could play a vital role in South East Scotland Scouts – become our Treasurer! (and throw light on our finances)

Taking on the Treasurer role is a great way to network and to give something back. The experience can be hugely rewarding for the right person. Are you the right person?

 

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Ask the Advisor Sessions

Ask the Advisor Sessions

UK Scouts are holding 5 Ask the Advisor Webinars on Saturday 27th March when their section advisors will be providing attendees with ideas, answers and practical knowledge to help deliver amazing programmes in these challenging times. The webinars are as follows:...

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Be inspired and help 104th ENE Fundraise for new Scout Hall

Be inspired and help 104th ENE Fundraise for new Scout Hall

The 104th ENE Scout hall in South Trinity Road, Edinburgh, was opened in 1957 by Lord Baden-Powell, the son of the founder of the Scout movement and has been an excellent home to our Scout group ever since. Given the age of the building, we need to undertake a major...

read more
Water Classification

Water Classification

We have updated the guidance classification for waters in South East Region – seehttps://www.scouts.org.uk/volunteers/running-your-section/programme-guidance/waterways/scotland/ The main reasons for the changes were to remove some inconsistencies in classifications of...

read more
Practical Skills Initiative

Practical Skills Initiative

Scouts Scotland recently launched a Practical Skills Training webpage, your one-stop-shop for fighting skill-fade and learning new skills you can pass on to your Scouts! From climbing with BMC TV to canoeing with PaddleMore there's something for everyone! Fight the...

read more
Getting in touch with the South East Scotland Region

Getting in touch with the South East Scotland Region

To make it easy for members of South East Scotland Scouts, the public and third parties to make enquiries about a specific Scouting topic, we have developed a new query system which is available via the SES Website.  Enquirers will be provided with a range of topics...

read more
Queen’s Scout Award Winners

Queen’s Scout Award Winners

In the last couple of months Finlay Paterson & Lewis Bright from Craigalmond District and Robert Bathgate from the Borders District achieved their Queen’s Scout Award. The Queen’s Scout Award is the top achievement for Explorer Scouts and Scout Network. Like the...

read more
South East Explorer Expeditions (SEEE)

South East Explorer Expeditions (SEEE)

A lot of progress has been made over the past month.  Training is running or being set up - online initially, to be followed by practical sessions when possible. Adults A comprehensive system, based round OSM, has been set up to manage the complex administration...

read more
Training Update March 2021

Training Update March 2021

You wouldn’t leave a Beaver Scout alone with a fire or let a Scout go hiking without the correct equipment. We all agree that keeping young people and adults safe in Scouting is a key part of all our roles and that is why ensuring that everyone has the right (and most...

read more
Edinburgh Gang Show Update March 2021

Edinburgh Gang Show Update March 2021

The Gang would like to thank everyone that shared our recent social media campaign to identify premises to accommodate our vast Wardrobe. We are pleased to advise that suitable premises have been secured. Regional Adviser (Gang Show) Alan Hunter: "I thank Emma...

read more
Bonaly Scout Centre Update March 2021

Bonaly Scout Centre Update March 2021

Bonaly now has shiny new bunk beds for The Chalet thanks to the amazing fundraising campaign that raised £23,019. It proved to be quite a challenge just getting the beds to Bonaly! On the day of the delivery there was a good 20cm of snow, the road was closed, and...

read more
Scouting in South East Scotland

Scouting in South East Scotland

Here are a couple of great activities which have been going on across the Region: The Future Speaks - South Scotland On Friday the 5th of February a group of Scouts and Explorers from Lauderdale Scout group were lucky enough to be part of “The Future Speaks - South...

read more
Bonaly Scout Centre Update February 2021

Bonaly Scout Centre Update February 2021

Happy New Year! Well, not quite the start to 2021 that we all wanted, but Bonaly Scout Centre will be ready as soon as we can meet up again! We’ve been busy over the winter shutdown period and despite the weather there is now a new sewage treatment system in place,...

read more
Edinburgh Gang Show Update February 2021

Edinburgh Gang Show Update February 2021

The Gang Show Management Team recently met and have started to look at options for the return of the Edinburgh Gang Show. We will continue to meet to develop a plan over the coming months. Scott Walkerscottwalker82@hotmail.com

read more
Training Update February 2021

Training Update February 2021

First Response Training You may have heard that First Response training is restarting in South East Region.   All leaders plus adults in a variety of other roles have First Response as part of their Personal Learning Plan, and it’s normally renewed every 3 years. As...

read more
Resources to assist Scouting with Additional Support Needs

Resources to assist Scouting with Additional Support Needs

There are a variety of resources supporting additional support needs, available online through the UK Scouts webpages or individual charity or societies pages.The Scouts Scotland website pages on Inclusion link to the UK Scout Association website page of Scouting for...

read more
SEEE Needs You!!!

SEEE Needs You!!!

Could you join us to help 200 young people? For the last 3 years, Braid and Craigalmond have run a successful partnership in order to provide Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions for their eligible Explorers. Building on this experience, we have offered to extend it...

read more

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Ask the Advisor Sessions

Ask the Advisor Sessions

UK Scouts are holding 5 Ask the Advisor Webinars on Saturday 27th March when their section advisors will be providing attendees with ideas, answers and practical knowledge to help deliver amazing programmes in these challenging times. The webinars are as follows:...

read more
Be inspired and help 104th ENE Fundraise for new Scout Hall

Be inspired and help 104th ENE Fundraise for new Scout Hall

The 104th ENE Scout hall in South Trinity Road, Edinburgh, was opened in 1957 by Lord Baden-Powell, the son of the founder of the Scout movement and has been an excellent home to our Scout group ever since. Given the age of the building, we need to undertake a major...

read more
Water Classification

Water Classification

We have updated the guidance classification for waters in South East Region – seehttps://www.scouts.org.uk/volunteers/running-your-section/programme-guidance/waterways/scotland/ The main reasons for the changes were to remove some inconsistencies in classifications of...

read more
Practical Skills Initiative

Practical Skills Initiative

Scouts Scotland recently launched a Practical Skills Training webpage, your one-stop-shop for fighting skill-fade and learning new skills you can pass on to your Scouts! From climbing with BMC TV to canoeing with PaddleMore there's something for everyone! Fight the...

read more
Getting in touch with the South East Scotland Region

Getting in touch with the South East Scotland Region

To make it easy for members of South East Scotland Scouts, the public and third parties to make enquiries about a specific Scouting topic, we have developed a new query system which is available via the SES Website.  Enquirers will be provided with a range of topics...

read more
Queen’s Scout Award Winners

Queen’s Scout Award Winners

In the last couple of months Finlay Paterson & Lewis Bright from Craigalmond District and Robert Bathgate from the Borders District achieved their Queen’s Scout Award. The Queen’s Scout Award is the top achievement for Explorer Scouts and Scout Network. Like the...

read more
South East Explorer Expeditions (SEEE)

South East Explorer Expeditions (SEEE)

A lot of progress has been made over the past month.  Training is running or being set up - online initially, to be followed by practical sessions when possible. Adults A comprehensive system, based round OSM, has been set up to manage the complex administration...

read more
Training Update March 2021

Training Update March 2021

You wouldn’t leave a Beaver Scout alone with a fire or let a Scout go hiking without the correct equipment. We all agree that keeping young people and adults safe in Scouting is a key part of all our roles and that is why ensuring that everyone has the right (and most...

read more
Edinburgh Gang Show Update March 2021

Edinburgh Gang Show Update March 2021

The Gang would like to thank everyone that shared our recent social media campaign to identify premises to accommodate our vast Wardrobe. We are pleased to advise that suitable premises have been secured. Regional Adviser (Gang Show) Alan Hunter: "I thank Emma...

read more
Bonaly Scout Centre Update March 2021

Bonaly Scout Centre Update March 2021

Bonaly now has shiny new bunk beds for The Chalet thanks to the amazing fundraising campaign that raised £23,019. It proved to be quite a challenge just getting the beds to Bonaly! On the day of the delivery there was a good 20cm of snow, the road was closed, and...

read more
Scouting in South East Scotland

Scouting in South East Scotland

Here are a couple of great activities which have been going on across the Region: The Future Speaks - South Scotland On Friday the 5th of February a group of Scouts and Explorers from Lauderdale Scout group were lucky enough to be part of “The Future Speaks - South...

read more
Bonaly Scout Centre Update February 2021

Bonaly Scout Centre Update February 2021

Happy New Year! Well, not quite the start to 2021 that we all wanted, but Bonaly Scout Centre will be ready as soon as we can meet up again! We’ve been busy over the winter shutdown period and despite the weather there is now a new sewage treatment system in place,...

read more
Edinburgh Gang Show Update February 2021

Edinburgh Gang Show Update February 2021

The Gang Show Management Team recently met and have started to look at options for the return of the Edinburgh Gang Show. We will continue to meet to develop a plan over the coming months. Scott Walkerscottwalker82@hotmail.com

read more
Training Update February 2021

Training Update February 2021

First Response Training You may have heard that First Response training is restarting in South East Region.   All leaders plus adults in a variety of other roles have First Response as part of their Personal Learning Plan, and it’s normally renewed every 3 years. As...

read more
Resources to assist Scouting with Additional Support Needs

Resources to assist Scouting with Additional Support Needs

There are a variety of resources supporting additional support needs, available online through the UK Scouts webpages or individual charity or societies pages.The Scouts Scotland website pages on Inclusion link to the UK Scout Association website page of Scouting for...

read more
SEEE Needs You!!!

SEEE Needs You!!!

Could you join us to help 200 young people? For the last 3 years, Braid and Craigalmond have run a successful partnership in order to provide Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions for their eligible Explorers. Building on this experience, we have offered to extend it...

read more