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 ...