Social Media and Scouting

Social Media is nothing to be scared of, used correctly these methods of communication can be a great asset to any Scout Group. Social media is a great way to let your parents, supporters, the local community and the World wide Scouting Family know what fantastic adventures your Group gets up to. As the media ...

Early Morning Sun

Early Morning Sun
This was taken one Sunday morning while camping with the Scouts in October 2012.

The World in a Field

The World in a Field
A World Scout Jamboree. A place of respect, friendship, team work, beliefs, different cultures and most of all Р peace. Together we can all aim for World Peace!

High Ropes!

High Ropes!
This photo was taken in 2010 in Kandersteg, Switzerland during our ‘trip of a lifetime’, to Kandersteg International Scout Centre. It’s another of my favourite photos from the trip, this took a couple of attempts to get focused correctly, but I think it’s just about there!

Smugmug did not just provide us with a free account, they invested in the future of our young people!

Smugmug did not just provide us with a free account, they invested in the future of our young people!
For those of you who have never heard of Smugmug, they are a family run company based in Silicone Valley, California and they specialise in providing a one stop shop for Photographers to sell their prints and to make running their photography businesses easier. Way back in 2010 (actually it’s not all that long ago) ...

Sunrise Ceremony!

Sunrise Ceremony!
This is one of the most memorable moments for me from the 21st World Scout Jamboree, held in Chelmsford, UK, during Scouting’s Centenary in 2007. 40,000 Scouts from around the world gathered together for a live link up to Brownsea Island, Poole, Dorset, UK, where the then Chief Scout, Peter Duncan, led the mass promise ...

Pioneering on a World Class Scale!

Pioneering on a World Class Scale!
During the 22nd World Scout Jamboree, in Rinkaby, Sweden, the theme was ‘Simply Scouting’. All contingents were¬†encouraged to build gateways and structures on their little campsite in a field of 40,000 Scouts! This is one of my favourite photos showing the building of these gateways!

An Inclusive and Diverse Movement

The Scout Association has recently announced the consultation on the revised fundamentals of the movement. You can find the updated fundamentals on scouts.org.uk/fundamentals But what does this actually mean? The revised fundamentals updates the purpose of Scouting and the Scout method but most importantly replaces ‘the principles of Scouting’ with ‘the values of Scouting’. But ...