News and Blogs

  • 5 ways Scouts encourage listening skills

    10/03/2019

    Webhand

    Listening is about far more than just hearing – it’s about understanding, responding to and remembering what someone is telling you. Recent YouGov research found that 91% of UK adults who stated an opinion think the Scouts help young people develop active listening skills – but how do we do it? Here are five practical ways that we develop listening skills at Scouts.

    Read full story
  • 9 out 10 people say Scouts develop active listening as a skill for life

    10/03/2019

    New YouGov research has revealed that better listening is the key to happiness and productivity at home, work, and in wider society. Significantly, it has also revealed that more than 9 out of 10 UK adults believe Scouts helps young people to develop the active listening skills needed for success.

    Read full story
  • Build a wiggle robot

    08/03/2019

    Robot Blog 5

    Now that technology has become more accessible and intuitive, introducing young people early in their development can be really beneficial. Building this robot teaches young people about multiple aspects of robotics.

    Read full story
  • Scouts say listening to each other is the key to a cohesive society

    26/02/2019

    News

    New research from the Scouts shows that better listening, and listening more often, are the keys to a more cohesive society and a better working environment. Significantly, it has also revealed that more than 9 out of 10 UK adults believe that Scouts helps young people to develop these crucial listening skills.

    Read full story
  • Scouts’ urban survival guide

    18/02/2019

    Urbanscoutinglowres

    As Scouts, we’re used to braving the elements. But what should our strategy be when faced with tricky situations in our cities and towns? We’ve put together this short survival guide for successfully navigating urban environments.

    Read full story
  • Scouts on film

    17/02/2019

    Scouts On Film BLOG

    Learn how to make a helpful tutorial video, so you can share your skills with the world wide web.

    Read full story
  • A marathon effort

    31/01/2019

    Seantw

    Scout Adventurer Sean Conway is no stranger to running. He’s already completed two ultra-events, which were both over 800 miles long, but strangely he has never run a marathon.

    Read full story
  • World Wetlands Day

    31/01/2019

    Child Umbraco Media Image
    Read full story
  • How to speak about additional needs

    07/01/2019

    Additional Needs Blog

    Scouts are committed to providing young people with an accessible and inclusive environment. One aspect of that environment is the language we use to communicate with our young people and their carers or guardian. Here we breakdown some of the key terms involved in speaking about additional needs.

    Read full story
  • Alternative New Year's resolutions

    26/12/2018

    People all around the world have been making New Year’s resolutions for thousands of years. Today, New Year’s resolutions often focus on what people want to stop, lose, or give up. At the Scouts, we wanted to think of some more positive, alternative resolutions.

    Read full story

Most read