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Monthly Archive for April, 2011

Royal Wedding Party

So what did you do for the Royal Wedding?  My Group held a special indoor street party for all the members of the Group.  The Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Young Leaders and Leaders came dressed up as princes, princesses or in their best party outfits and played silly games and had a party tea. Prizes were […]

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My Badges App

The Scout Association has launched the My Badges app which contains all the information and requirements for each badge and award from Beavers through to Network. This is an excellent idea which means we can have all the badge requirements available in our pockets on our mobile devices. I think the BSA have had some […]

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Following on from the launch of the My Body, My Choice sexual health programme last week, a few thoughts come to mind. I have been reading a lot of the press coverage and the vast majority has been extremely positive. I had expected reactionary headlines about Beavers being shown how to use condoms and that […]

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Libyan Scouts

From the WOSM’s website – The Boy Scouts of Libya, around 3,500 in the town of Benghazi, are organized, and able. They find themselves called upon to take on tasks that many would expect of the state – or at least more professional, trained volunteers. That kind of puts all our little ‘problems’ and ‘grumbles’ […]

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An Interesting Initiative

Yesterday, the Scout Association launched the My Body, My Choice programme which is about sexual health. This does not mean that Beavers will be coming home with handfuls of condoms! This programme is aimed at the Explorer Scouts, and it’s worth pointing out that it’s not a compulsory part of the programme, but is there […]

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