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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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East Lothian Scout District’s Information Events

East Lothian Scout District’s Information Events

If 2020 is the year for you to accept a new challenge, then come along to one of the East Lothian Scout Districts’ Information Events Scouting is thriving in the East Lothian District and we offer Scouting to nearly 1,000 young people aged 6-18 giving them “skills for...

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Looking back to 2019 and looking forwards to 2020

Looking back to 2019 and looking forwards to 2020

Happy New Year, everyone! Thanks to every one of you who made 2019 brilliant for our young people and are now planning on making 2020 ever better!So here’s to another year of fun and adventure, trying new things, getting back up and trying again, finding things we...

read more
Are you up to date with your safety training?

Are you up to date with your safety training?

Did you know that all leaders have to do a mandatory Safety training course – and keep it up to date? But it could not be easier! It must be done online and it takes only 30 minutes to do the online course. We believe that the key to successfully improving safety in...

read more
Simon Cocker New Deputy Regional Commissioner

Simon Cocker New Deputy Regional Commissioner

"I am delighted to welcome Simon as our new Deputy Regional Commissioner. Simon’s long term interest in outdoor activities means that he will be able to assist our leaders develop and run more outdoor activities and camps in their sections as well as special Regional...

read more
Dates for the Diary in 2020

Dates for the Diary in 2020

Outdoors 2020 will take place at Lochgoilhead between 6th to 8th March. Outdoors is aimed at all Section Leaders, Networkers and Active Support Members who are interested in gaining the necessary skills to provide the very best outdoor adventure experiences for young...

read more
Parents or Carer Conversation Framework

Parents or Carer Conversation Framework

All Scout groups have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to support the participation of young people with additional needs. Developing a positive relationship and working in partnership with parents or carers, is key to supporting the successful inclusion of young...

read more
Badge Activity Mapping Charts

Badge Activity Mapping Charts

The 1st Facebook sites for Scouts, Cubs and Beavers are a great source of information and resources for each section Recently, the following Badge Mapping Charts for Scouts, Cubs and Beavers were posted and the feedback from users both nationally and in our region has...

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New Process for Incident Reporting

New Process for Incident Reporting

It is important to know what to do in an emergency and for all involved in an activity to be on the same page with what is going to happen. It is also important to have clear processes for reporting of incidents, both locally, nationally and where appropriate to other...

read more
Update from Martin Browne, new ARC Communications

Update from Martin Browne, new ARC Communications

Perception is everything. Perception is also one of the three pillars of The Scout Association strategy to 2023. Scouting is growing and has a good story to tell. Young people and adults will continue to be drawn to a growing organisation provided the good news...

read more
Scout Ambassadors Visit Edinburgh

Scout Ambassadors Visit Edinburgh

Scout Ambassadors Phoebe Smith & Dwayne Fields visited Edinburgh on 3 December while on a 1300km journey walking from Dunnet Head to Lizard Point. A group of Explorer Scouts and leaders gathered to hear their story. Their journey takes them from the most northern...

read more
Residential weekend: Save the Date

Residential weekend: Save the Date

The South East training team will be hosting a residential weekend at Bonaly Scout Centre 13 – 15 March 2020. It’ll kick off on the Friday evening, and finishes on Sunday afternoon. Details are still to be finalised, but we’ll be offering all the modules for Section...

read more
Neckers for sale

Neckers for sale

Woggles lost again? Do you find it’s a losing battle to have your Beavers or Cubs supplied with a woggle of the right colour? They slide off the neckies very easily, and let’s be honest, the plastic isn’t the most environmentally friendly substance available. I found...

read more
Mountain Bike assessors

Mountain Bike assessors

We have two new Regional Assessors for Mountain Bike permits, Barry McAdam and Calum Lorimer. Calum is a full time staff member at SHQ and an Assistant Explorer Leader at his local Unit: “I have been a keen Mountain biker for years and spent several summers working...

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Upcoming Events

Sun 12

First Response, Full Course

Sun 12 January @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 12

First Response, Full Course – Reserve List

Sun 12 January @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 19

First Response, Full Course

Sun 19 January @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 26

Getting Started

Sun 26 January @ 10:00 - 14:00

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East Lothian Scout District’s Information Events

East Lothian Scout District’s Information Events

If 2020 is the year for you to accept a new challenge, then come along to one of the East Lothian Scout Districts’ Information Events Scouting is thriving in the East Lothian District and we offer Scouting to nearly 1,000 young people aged 6-18 giving them “skills for...

read more
Looking back to 2019 and looking forwards to 2020

Looking back to 2019 and looking forwards to 2020

Happy New Year, everyone! Thanks to every one of you who made 2019 brilliant for our young people and are now planning on making 2020 ever better!So here’s to another year of fun and adventure, trying new things, getting back up and trying again, finding things we...

read more
Are you up to date with your safety training?

Are you up to date with your safety training?

Did you know that all leaders have to do a mandatory Safety training course – and keep it up to date? But it could not be easier! It must be done online and it takes only 30 minutes to do the online course. We believe that the key to successfully improving safety in...

read more
Simon Cocker New Deputy Regional Commissioner

Simon Cocker New Deputy Regional Commissioner

"I am delighted to welcome Simon as our new Deputy Regional Commissioner. Simon’s long term interest in outdoor activities means that he will be able to assist our leaders develop and run more outdoor activities and camps in their sections as well as special Regional...

read more
Dates for the Diary in 2020

Dates for the Diary in 2020

Outdoors 2020 will take place at Lochgoilhead between 6th to 8th March. Outdoors is aimed at all Section Leaders, Networkers and Active Support Members who are interested in gaining the necessary skills to provide the very best outdoor adventure experiences for young...

read more
Parents or Carer Conversation Framework

Parents or Carer Conversation Framework

All Scout groups have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to support the participation of young people with additional needs. Developing a positive relationship and working in partnership with parents or carers, is key to supporting the successful inclusion of young...

read more
Badge Activity Mapping Charts

Badge Activity Mapping Charts

The 1st Facebook sites for Scouts, Cubs and Beavers are a great source of information and resources for each section Recently, the following Badge Mapping Charts for Scouts, Cubs and Beavers were posted and the feedback from users both nationally and in our region has...

read more
New Process for Incident Reporting

New Process for Incident Reporting

It is important to know what to do in an emergency and for all involved in an activity to be on the same page with what is going to happen. It is also important to have clear processes for reporting of incidents, both locally, nationally and where appropriate to other...

read more
Update from Martin Browne, new ARC Communications

Update from Martin Browne, new ARC Communications

Perception is everything. Perception is also one of the three pillars of The Scout Association strategy to 2023. Scouting is growing and has a good story to tell. Young people and adults will continue to be drawn to a growing organisation provided the good news...

read more
Scout Ambassadors Visit Edinburgh

Scout Ambassadors Visit Edinburgh

Scout Ambassadors Phoebe Smith & Dwayne Fields visited Edinburgh on 3 December while on a 1300km journey walking from Dunnet Head to Lizard Point. A group of Explorer Scouts and leaders gathered to hear their story. Their journey takes them from the most northern...

read more
Residential weekend: Save the Date

Residential weekend: Save the Date

The South East training team will be hosting a residential weekend at Bonaly Scout Centre 13 – 15 March 2020. It’ll kick off on the Friday evening, and finishes on Sunday afternoon. Details are still to be finalised, but we’ll be offering all the modules for Section...

read more
Neckers for sale

Neckers for sale

Woggles lost again? Do you find it’s a losing battle to have your Beavers or Cubs supplied with a woggle of the right colour? They slide off the neckies very easily, and let’s be honest, the plastic isn’t the most environmentally friendly substance available. I found...

read more
Mountain Bike assessors

Mountain Bike assessors

We have two new Regional Assessors for Mountain Bike permits, Barry McAdam and Calum Lorimer. Calum is a full time staff member at SHQ and an Assistant Explorer Leader at his local Unit: “I have been a keen Mountain biker for years and spent several summers working...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 12

First Response, Full Course

Sun 12 January @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 12

First Response, Full Course – Reserve List

Sun 12 January @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 19

First Response, Full Course

Sun 19 January @ 10:00 - 16:30
Sun 26

Getting Started

Sun 26 January @ 10:00 - 14:00