The obvious reason that young people leave Scouts is that they’re not enjoying it anymore. Providing a quality programme is crucial to keeping your sections going.
A quality programme is challenging, relevant and rewarding for every young person. Use the Quality Programme Checker to see if you’re offering your young people an experience that’ll keep them coming back for more.
Quality programme checkers
Programme planning doesn’t need to be a chore. The programme planning tool is full of amazing activity ideas. Use it to give your programme a boost and offer your young people the opportunity to learn important skills and have mind-boggling adventures.
Keeping strong, positive connections between the sections can really help to make sure your young people don’t drop off when it's time to move up. For tips on how to prepare your young people to move up to the next section, have a look at the following resources.