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Information for Youth Commissioners

How to support volunteers to deliver the YouShape award.

Championing the YouShape Award will help you embed youth shaped Scouts locally

The YouShape Award is a tool you can use to make an impact. It’s for you to champion locally, to help make youth shaped Scouts happen in every section and every programme.

By incorporating the YouShape Award into more programmes, we can make sure more young people get the chance to shape their experience at Scouts.

Supporting volunteers to deliver the award

Section leaders and volunteers might need a helping hand when they’re starting out with the award. Use these resources and create your own to support them:


Resources to help get the word out

Some local volunteers might not have heard of the YouShape Award, while others might not have as much understanding of what youth shaped is all about. As Youth Commissioners, you can help build excitement and get the word out about this new award.

Find resources to help get the word out on the Scout brand centre.


Share #YouShape on social media

We want to see your progress on social media. Tag us, tweet us, and share your pictures using the hashtag #YouShape. Find us on: