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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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Register for Regional Workshop on Premises Safety

Register for Regional Workshop on Premises Safety

Register for Workshop on Premises Safety – 7pm on 8th February 2021  For Hall Managers & Conveners, Trustees/Exec Committees, GSLs  Following the running of a successful “Premises Safety” workshop held recently in Craigalmond District, we are offering a Region...

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Training Update December 2020

Training Update December 2020

The training team are generally winding down for Christmas, but dates are already in the diary for some modules to be run January – March next year.  Have a look at the calendar on the Region’s website here to find something to suit you.  Remember that a Wood Badge...

read more
Ode to the SES Longest Day SleepOut

Ode to the SES Longest Day SleepOut

With permission, we are sharing a poem written by one of my 1st North Berwick Beaver colony parents, inspired by her experience in supporting her Beaver son (and older Cub son) in doing the SES Longest Day SleepOut in June.  It’s called ‘Sam’s Lockdown Adventure’....

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Explorers in 2020

Explorers in 2020

2020 started with Explorers doing all the things they usually do, like a visit to Lochgoilhead by Wildfire, a Pentland District treasure hunt round the New Town, and a ski trip to France by Greenbank.Wildfire Explorer Scout Unit However, thanks to the imagination and...

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60 Years of Edinburgh Gang Show in 60 Seconds!

60 Years of Edinburgh Gang Show in 60 Seconds!

It's fair to say that having a Gang Show free November was an unusual experience for many.   A short video was released on the 14th November, exactly 60 years since the first Edinburgh Gang Show opened at the King's Theatre. This video was released at 7.30pm (the...

read more
Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Longcraig

Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Longcraig

Winter has now well and truly set in at Longcraig:Facilities upgrade – Update Our Building Warrant application is now at City Planning. Tender invitations have been issued and there are a number of potential contractors preparing bids to do the work. We expect to have...

read more
Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Bonaly

Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Bonaly

Since Bonaly Scout Centre was able to reopen to Scouting in September we are delighted to have had 1,500 visits from Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers. Thank you for your support. It has been particularly nice to see everyone enjoying some of the more traditional...

read more
Keep on Scouting – Safety Requirements and Programme Ideas

Keep on Scouting – Safety Requirements and Programme Ideas

Some key reminders to enable you to Keep on Scouting safely: Tier Status This table provides information about the do’s and don’ts Scouting guidelines for each Tier as well as a link to the Scottish Government Postcode Checker to determine which Tier your Group or...

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Keep on Scouting Stories

Keep on Scouting Stories

A couple of stories about how we continue our Scouting despite the challenges imposed by Covid19. South Queensferry Explorer Scout Unit (SQF) – Guest Speaker ProgrammeWhat do the fireman, Disney World crew member, Podiatrist, Vet, Air Traffic Controller, Outdoor...

read more
Watch the 2020 Annual Review

Watch the 2020 Annual Review

On 13th October we held our very first "virtual" South East Scotland Annual Review and Annual General Meeting (AGM) to celebrate the achievements of our young people and adult volunteers and to discuss the affairs of the Region and conduct the business. The Annual...

read more
Bonaly is Back Buzzing!

Bonaly is Back Buzzing!

Campfires have been burning, marshmallows toasting and lots of happy smiling faces running around (and that’s just the leaders!) In September, we reopened our grounds so groups could come and enjoy Bonaly while being Covid secure, each group is allocated their own...

read more
Risk Assessment Guidance

Risk Assessment Guidance

We have been asked to provide a reminder of the requirements for undertaking Risk Assessments, both as part of restarting scouting and also as part of general Scouting activities. General Activities A reminder that the changes to how we approach Risk Assessments,...

read more
Young Leader Training During COVID

Young Leader Training During COVID

During the Covid pandemic there have been many challenges to continuing Young Leader (YL) training – it's not possible to hold face 2 face meetings as normal; leaders have been under additional personal demands/pressures and don’t have the same time available; in...

read more

Upcoming Events

Thu 14

Scouting For All (07)

Thu 14 January @ 19:00 - 21:30
Thu 14

Scouting For All (07) – Reserve List

Thu 14 January @ 19:00 - 21:30
Tue 19

Risk Assessment Workshop for GSLs / DESCs / DSNCs

Tue 19 January @ 19:00 - 21:00
Thu 21

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Register for Regional Workshop on Premises Safety

Register for Regional Workshop on Premises Safety

Register for Workshop on Premises Safety – 7pm on 8th February 2021  For Hall Managers & Conveners, Trustees/Exec Committees, GSLs  Following the running of a successful “Premises Safety” workshop held recently in Craigalmond District, we are offering a Region...

read more
Training Update December 2020

Training Update December 2020

The training team are generally winding down for Christmas, but dates are already in the diary for some modules to be run January – March next year.  Have a look at the calendar on the Region’s website here to find something to suit you.  Remember that a Wood Badge...

read more
Ode to the SES Longest Day SleepOut

Ode to the SES Longest Day SleepOut

With permission, we are sharing a poem written by one of my 1st North Berwick Beaver colony parents, inspired by her experience in supporting her Beaver son (and older Cub son) in doing the SES Longest Day SleepOut in June.  It’s called ‘Sam’s Lockdown Adventure’....

read more
Explorers in 2020

Explorers in 2020

2020 started with Explorers doing all the things they usually do, like a visit to Lochgoilhead by Wildfire, a Pentland District treasure hunt round the New Town, and a ski trip to France by Greenbank.Wildfire Explorer Scout Unit However, thanks to the imagination and...

read more
60 Years of Edinburgh Gang Show in 60 Seconds!

60 Years of Edinburgh Gang Show in 60 Seconds!

It's fair to say that having a Gang Show free November was an unusual experience for many.   A short video was released on the 14th November, exactly 60 years since the first Edinburgh Gang Show opened at the King's Theatre. This video was released at 7.30pm (the...

read more
Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Longcraig

Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Longcraig

Winter has now well and truly set in at Longcraig:Facilities upgrade – Update Our Building Warrant application is now at City Planning. Tender invitations have been issued and there are a number of potential contractors preparing bids to do the work. We expect to have...

read more
Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Bonaly

Scout Centre December 2020 Updates – Bonaly

Since Bonaly Scout Centre was able to reopen to Scouting in September we are delighted to have had 1,500 visits from Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers. Thank you for your support. It has been particularly nice to see everyone enjoying some of the more traditional...

read more
Keep on Scouting – Safety Requirements and Programme Ideas

Keep on Scouting – Safety Requirements and Programme Ideas

Some key reminders to enable you to Keep on Scouting safely: Tier Status This table provides information about the do’s and don’ts Scouting guidelines for each Tier as well as a link to the Scottish Government Postcode Checker to determine which Tier your Group or...

read more
Keep on Scouting Stories

Keep on Scouting Stories

A couple of stories about how we continue our Scouting despite the challenges imposed by Covid19. South Queensferry Explorer Scout Unit (SQF) – Guest Speaker ProgrammeWhat do the fireman, Disney World crew member, Podiatrist, Vet, Air Traffic Controller, Outdoor...

read more
Watch the 2020 Annual Review

Watch the 2020 Annual Review

On 13th October we held our very first "virtual" South East Scotland Annual Review and Annual General Meeting (AGM) to celebrate the achievements of our young people and adult volunteers and to discuss the affairs of the Region and conduct the business. The Annual...

read more
Bonaly is Back Buzzing!

Bonaly is Back Buzzing!

Campfires have been burning, marshmallows toasting and lots of happy smiling faces running around (and that’s just the leaders!) In September, we reopened our grounds so groups could come and enjoy Bonaly while being Covid secure, each group is allocated their own...

read more
Risk Assessment Guidance

Risk Assessment Guidance

We have been asked to provide a reminder of the requirements for undertaking Risk Assessments, both as part of restarting scouting and also as part of general Scouting activities. General Activities A reminder that the changes to how we approach Risk Assessments,...

read more
Young Leader Training During COVID

Young Leader Training During COVID

During the Covid pandemic there have been many challenges to continuing Young Leader (YL) training – it's not possible to hold face 2 face meetings as normal; leaders have been under additional personal demands/pressures and don’t have the same time available; in...

read more

Upcoming Events

Thu 14

Scouting For All (07)

Thu 14 January @ 19:00 - 21:30
Thu 14

Scouting For All (07) – Reserve List

Thu 14 January @ 19:00 - 21:30
Tue 19

Risk Assessment Workshop for GSLs / DESCs / DSNCs

Tue 19 January @ 19:00 - 21:00
Thu 21