Charter Organisation – What is is all About

You may have seen news stories or blog post about Scouts Troops and Cub packs in the US loosing their Charter Organisations but for those of us Scouting outside of the USA the concept of the Charter Organisation may be completely alien. So I decided to ask someone who would know. ...

BEAST of the NIGHT

The Beast of the Night took place over the weekend of the 20th/21st October 2012, It was billed as a 24 hour Explorer Scout event for all Explorers in the Gloucestershire Scout County. I am not sure where the BEAST name came from it was there before I got involved with Gloucestershire previous events...

To Old for Scouting

To old for Scouting was a debate or part there of I recently witnessed on twitter by some Canadian scouts. At the heart of the debate was the drive for more engagement and leadership for young people in scouting. A good thing you would think, it was post the impACT 2012 conference in Canada...

Scouting Jargon

I was perusing my feed reader the other day and I came across a post by ScoutmasterCG on Scouting Jargon. Jargon is an Old French word meaning “the chatter of birds”. At it’s best Scouting jargon encapsulates a complex idea or definition for easy reference. At it’s worst jargon can become unintelligible, pretentious, convoluted...