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Longcraig Water Activities Centre in 2019

We’re 50!!! Come along and help make 2019 our best year ever.

 

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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

Longcraig Water Activities Centre in 2019

We’re 50!!! Come along and help make 2019 our best year ever. We’ve sailing, kayaking and rafting available and for those that feel inclined, we can even ensure that the syllabus for the staged water badges (sailing, kayaking and nautical skills and time on the water)...

read more

Dazzling Davidson’s Mains Lights

Edinburgh Scouts support the Mains Christmas Lights switch on event.   On Saturday 1st December the 30th Craigalmond Scouts spent the day making sure the event was successful.  They helped put up tents, prepare the site to make sure everything went smoothly and...

read more

Youth Involvement in East Lothian

It has been a busy few months for the East Lothian District Youth Advisory Group. Since they started back in May, they have been very busy coming up with ways to get all sections of the district more involved with each other, and with plans for a district camp and...

read more

Way forward for Water Activities in South East Scotland

After a lot of hard work and research, we now have a clear way forward for increasing water activities - sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding - for all ages. The Water Activities Strategy for our Region was accepted by the Regional Executive Committee in October without...

read more

Longcraig 50th Anniversary Year Nearly Here

2019 – Longcraig’s 50th Anniversary – STARTS 1st JANUARY!   The 50th Anniversary Year of Longcraig starts on 1st January 2019. We won’t be open for business that day, as it’s a holiday (!!) but we do have a small number of people supporting Queensferry’s Loony...

read more

Centre Manager

Could you be our Centre Manager?   We need an experienced and enthusiastic Centre Manager for our Bonaly Outdoor Centre!   28,000 p.a. Full Time with Start Date by mutual agreement. Could you be the right person for us? Or do you know someone who could...

read more

Curtain Comes Down on 2018 Edinburgh Gang Show

The cast and backstage teams of the Edinburgh Gang Show would like to thank everybody in the Region who came along to see this year's show at the King's Theatre.  Over 250 young people performed in the show which was supported by over 100 adult volunteers. Reviews...

read more

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

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...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 27

First Response – Full Course

Sun 27 January @ 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 28

Safeguarding Workshop

Mon 28 January @ 19:00 - 21:30
Feb 02

Skills of Management

Sat 2 February - Sun 3 February
Mar 09

Achieving Growth

Sat 9 March
Mar 10

Meeting The Challenges

Sun 10 March
May 11

Skills of Management

Sat 11 May - Sun 12 May

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Longcraig Water Activities Centre in 2019

We’re 50!!! Come along and help make 2019 our best year ever. We’ve sailing, kayaking and rafting available and for those that feel inclined, we can even ensure that the syllabus for the staged water badges (sailing, kayaking and nautical skills and time on the water)...

read more

Dazzling Davidson’s Mains Lights

Edinburgh Scouts support the Mains Christmas Lights switch on event.   On Saturday 1st December the 30th Craigalmond Scouts spent the day making sure the event was successful.  They helped put up tents, prepare the site to make sure everything went smoothly and...

read more

Youth Involvement in East Lothian

It has been a busy few months for the East Lothian District Youth Advisory Group. Since they started back in May, they have been very busy coming up with ways to get all sections of the district more involved with each other, and with plans for a district camp and...

read more

Way forward for Water Activities in South East Scotland

After a lot of hard work and research, we now have a clear way forward for increasing water activities - sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding - for all ages. The Water Activities Strategy for our Region was accepted by the Regional Executive Committee in October without...

read more

Longcraig 50th Anniversary Year Nearly Here

2019 – Longcraig’s 50th Anniversary – STARTS 1st JANUARY!   The 50th Anniversary Year of Longcraig starts on 1st January 2019. We won’t be open for business that day, as it’s a holiday (!!) but we do have a small number of people supporting Queensferry’s Loony...

read more

Centre Manager

Could you be our Centre Manager?   We need an experienced and enthusiastic Centre Manager for our Bonaly Outdoor Centre!   28,000 p.a. Full Time with Start Date by mutual agreement. Could you be the right person for us? Or do you know someone who could...

read more

Curtain Comes Down on 2018 Edinburgh Gang Show

The cast and backstage teams of the Edinburgh Gang Show would like to thank everybody in the Region who came along to see this year's show at the King's Theatre.  Over 250 young people performed in the show which was supported by over 100 adult volunteers. Reviews...

read more

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

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...

read more

Upcoming Events

Sun 27

First Response – Full Course

Sun 27 January @ 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 28

Safeguarding Workshop

Mon 28 January @ 19:00 - 21:30
Feb 02

Skills of Management

Sat 2 February - Sun 3 February
Mar 09

Achieving Growth

Sat 9 March
Mar 10

Meeting The Challenges

Sun 10 March
May 11

Skills of Management

Sat 11 May - Sun 12 May