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AGM and Annual Review 2018

The Annual Review and Annual General Meeting is to be held on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at Queen Margaret University, University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh EH21 6UU.  The Annual General Meeting will start at 7:00pm followed by the Annual Review.  Refreshments will...

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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 supported by a backstage team of over 100 Leaders and adult volunteers will present this year’s exciting show. The Edinburgh Gang Show is the biggest annual youth...

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Shape Scouting in South East Scotland

South East Scotland provides Scouting for more than 7,000 young people and this wouldn’t be possible without your help! As they look at how to take the Region forward, the Regional Leadership Team and Regional Executive would like to hear your opinions and fresh ideas...

read more

Longcraig – 50th Anniversary

2019 Next year is the 50th Anniversary of Longcraig Scout Centre operating at Longcraig Pier. We are developing plans to help us celebrate this spectacular occasion, and of course the celebrations will extend out to include every one of you in some way! In the...

read more
Environmental project for Explorers

Environmental project for Explorers

Take part in an international study Looking for a programme idea?  Your Explorer Unit could take part in a study of environmental attitudes and behaviour, run by Athina Georgiou Shippi, a PhD student at Edinburgh University.  She will visit your Explorer Unit and get...

read more

Bonaly Adventure School Autumn 2018

Did you know that Bonaly offers an Adventure School for young people through the school holidays?  The Adventure School at Bonaly Outdoor Centre is like no other – where else can they get to be like Bear Grylls and take part in a range of exciting activities, learning...

read more

Young Leaders

The Explorer Scout Young Leaders scheme is undergoing some very positive changes, Scouting is investing in this area to improve the experience for young people and adults alike. Some small, but significant changes have been made to the scheme including new training...

read more
Geocaching Activity Badge

Geocaching Activity Badge

Happy Geocaching day! Geocaching develops navigational skills, connects adventurers from around the world, and it's the perfect activity for young people going on camp, a hike or an expedition over the summer. As geocaching involves learning about GPS skills and how...

read more
Supporting young people through periods of change

Supporting young people through periods of change

Young people face many periods of transition. Scouting offers the perfect opportunity to support them and give them the benefit of your knowledge and experience. Here’s some advice on tackling a selection of issues that might come up in each section....

read more
Scout Brand Update

Scout Brand Update

SHQ Scotland says “We truly believe that the new Scout brand will help make sure that Scouting is clearly understood, more visible, trusted, respected and widely seen as playing a key role in today's society.  We have a small amount of funding available to help Groups...

read more
Pentland District’s Year by Numbers

Pentland District’s Year by Numbers

13,800,000,000 – the number of years travelled in time by the 80 Beavers who took part in a sleepover at Dynamic Earth in May. It was a great experience to explore this popular attraction after all the visitors had disappeared. 6.4% - the increase in young people in...

read more
Borders District Report 2018 for Regional Report

Borders District Report 2018 for Regional Report

The past year has seen an increasing number of Young People taking part and Adult volunteers becoming involved in Scouting in the Borders which is excellent news. This has kept our Appointments Advisory Committee and Getting Started training busy and active on a...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 23
Sun 23

Compass Workshop

Sun 23 September @ 19:00 - 21:00
Tue 25

Training Advisors for Managers an Supporters (TAMS)

Tue 25 September @ 19:00 - 21:30
Wed 26

Module 17 – Running Safe Activities

Wed 26 September @ 19:30 - 21:30
Thu 27

Assessing Learning (25T)

Thu 27 September @ 19:00 - 21:30
Sat 29

Achieving Growth

Sat 29 September
Sun 30

Meeting The Challenges

Sun 30 September
Sun 30

Getting Started

Sun 30 September @ 10:00 - 14:00
Sun 30

Getting Started

Sun 30 September @ 14:30 - 17:00

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AGM and Annual Review 2018

The Annual Review and Annual General Meeting is to be held on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at Queen Margaret University, University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh EH21 6UU.  The Annual General Meeting will start at 7:00pm followed by the Annual Review.  Refreshments will...

read more

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 supported by a backstage team of over 100 Leaders and adult volunteers will present this year’s exciting show. The Edinburgh Gang Show is the biggest annual youth...

read more

Shape Scouting in South East Scotland

South East Scotland provides Scouting for more than 7,000 young people and this wouldn’t be possible without your help! As they look at how to take the Region forward, the Regional Leadership Team and Regional Executive would like to hear your opinions and fresh ideas...

read more

Longcraig – 50th Anniversary

2019 Next year is the 50th Anniversary of Longcraig Scout Centre operating at Longcraig Pier. We are developing plans to help us celebrate this spectacular occasion, and of course the celebrations will extend out to include every one of you in some way! In the...

read more
Environmental project for Explorers

Environmental project for Explorers

Take part in an international study Looking for a programme idea?  Your Explorer Unit could take part in a study of environmental attitudes and behaviour, run by Athina Georgiou Shippi, a PhD student at Edinburgh University.  She will visit your Explorer Unit and get...

read more

Bonaly Adventure School Autumn 2018

Did you know that Bonaly offers an Adventure School for young people through the school holidays?  The Adventure School at Bonaly Outdoor Centre is like no other – where else can they get to be like Bear Grylls and take part in a range of exciting activities, learning...

read more

Young Leaders

The Explorer Scout Young Leaders scheme is undergoing some very positive changes, Scouting is investing in this area to improve the experience for young people and adults alike. Some small, but significant changes have been made to the scheme including new training...

read more
Geocaching Activity Badge

Geocaching Activity Badge

Happy Geocaching day! Geocaching develops navigational skills, connects adventurers from around the world, and it's the perfect activity for young people going on camp, a hike or an expedition over the summer. As geocaching involves learning about GPS skills and how...

read more
Supporting young people through periods of change

Supporting young people through periods of change

Young people face many periods of transition. Scouting offers the perfect opportunity to support them and give them the benefit of your knowledge and experience. Here’s some advice on tackling a selection of issues that might come up in each section....

read more
Scout Brand Update

Scout Brand Update

SHQ Scotland says “We truly believe that the new Scout brand will help make sure that Scouting is clearly understood, more visible, trusted, respected and widely seen as playing a key role in today's society.  We have a small amount of funding available to help Groups...

read more
Pentland District’s Year by Numbers

Pentland District’s Year by Numbers

13,800,000,000 – the number of years travelled in time by the 80 Beavers who took part in a sleepover at Dynamic Earth in May. It was a great experience to explore this popular attraction after all the visitors had disappeared. 6.4% - the increase in young people in...

read more
Borders District Report 2018 for Regional Report

Borders District Report 2018 for Regional Report

The past year has seen an increasing number of Young People taking part and Adult volunteers becoming involved in Scouting in the Borders which is excellent news. This has kept our Appointments Advisory Committee and Getting Started training busy and active on a...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 23
Sun 23

Compass Workshop

Sun 23 September @ 19:00 - 21:00
Tue 25

Training Advisors for Managers an Supporters (TAMS)

Tue 25 September @ 19:00 - 21:30
Wed 26

Module 17 – Running Safe Activities

Wed 26 September @ 19:30 - 21:30
Thu 27

Assessing Learning (25T)

Thu 27 September @ 19:00 - 21:30
Sat 29

Achieving Growth

Sat 29 September
Sun 30

Meeting The Challenges

Sun 30 September
Sun 30

Getting Started

Sun 30 September @ 10:00 - 14:00
Sun 30

Getting Started

Sun 30 September @ 14:30 - 17:00