Volunteering… sometimes it just makes you feel excited, valued and proud! 5

I’ve been volunteering in Scouting for nearly 13 years! (nearly 9 as an adult and 4 years as a young leader). Scouting has given me many things, from life changing experiences to learning new skills, who I am, is all down to Scouting! However, nothing prepared me for what happened last weekend. Sitting, waiting, praying the ...

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 –  peace. Together we can all aim for World Peace!

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!