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...

Safety Net

I recently came across the post Are You a Safety Net or Nursemaid on Scoutmastercg.com Sounds like your son has a pretty savvy Scoutmaster! Boy Scouting isn’t “senior Cub Scouts.” Boy Scouting is all about peer-group relationships, learning by doing (even when the first time doesn’t come out perfectly), and learning from one-another. If...

Fundamentals of Scouting

Well, that was a rather crazy week, I think the fundamentals of becoming a puffin ninja master have been learned but I will never cope with the feeding.  An I am not sure I will get over being greeted every morning with this sight. Believe you and me it is a terrifying sight to...

A Boy Scouts Act

So tell me what hidden authority would you like to find in POR, or what Authority would you enforce in uniform that you would be happy to serve one month in prison and be fined £10...