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Blogs | 16th March 2020

Recruiting volunteers – how one early years’ pilot is doing it

A range of new leaders have been recruited to volunteer at a pilot in Cornwall that’s trialling Scouts for 4 and 5 year olds. We spoke to a leader from the pilot to learn more about how they did it.

Blogs | 16th March 2020

Coronavirus update

Given new guidance from the Prime Minister, we have suspended all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events for the time being.

Blogs | 12th March 2020

How to break the stigma around periods

Mark Arnold, Section Leader of Broadstone Scout Troop, talked to Scouts about all things pads, periods, and poverty. Here’s how he did it.

Blogs | 3rd March 2020

Meet Lara, our new Chief Digital Officer, championing Scouts as a digital first movement

Scouts’ new Chief Digital Officer talks about what it’s like to be a leader in tech and shares her vision for our digital future.

Blogs | 3rd March 2020

Making the switch: 9 easy ways to get on brand by 31 May

Huge thanks to the thousands of groups, districts and counties who have already switched over to our new brand. The deadline to make the changes is 31 May, so if you haven’t yet taken action, now’s the time.

Blogs | 2nd March 2020

Scouts: the springboard to my career

In his job interview to become a police officer, Scout volunteer Keyur Patel was asked about his skills and experiences – to cope under pressure, to work in a team, to be brave, to show empathy to those in difficult circumstances. Almost all of the examples he gave were examples of things he’d learnt in Scouts. Here, Keyur tells us how Scouts helped him onto the road to his career.