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Blogs | 1st July 2020

Building on our digital skills

As part of the Skills for Life strategy, we’re looking at digital skills and what skills our volunteers need.

News | 27th June 2020

How to have a UFO camp at home

Struggling to keep the kids entertained over weekends or during the school holidays? You may not have thought about hosting a camp before, but a series of activities and snacks could be just what you need to get everyone spending time together and learning new skills – unusual sleeping arrangements optional.

Blogs | 20th June 2020

A better understanding of dyslexia

Perhaps your child struggles with reading. In many cases this is age-appropriate, but if you think there may be something more going on, here’s some information about dyslexia to help you develop your understanding and get advice on consulting a specialist.

Blogs | 15th June 2020

Reflections from the early years’ pilots

While we continue to assess the impact that Scouts for 4 and 5 year olds could have, we spoke to parents and volunteers who’ve been involved

News | 13th June 2020

A statement from Chief Scout Bear Grylls

In 1907, a new movement was born on Brownsea Island, in Poole Harbour Dorset – one that would bring skills, adventure and friendships to millions of young people around the world today.

Blogs | 12th June 2020

Riley’s story

Mum, Kate, explains how Scouts had a profound effect on her 7-year-old son, Riley after the passing of his step-dad.