Programme Month: October 2017

During October 2017, we will be focusing entirely on supporting you to run a quality balanced programme in your section with live Q&As, support sessions as well as a chance to share and gain new programme ideas with other leaders.

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Record Numbers of Adult Volunteers

As we announce record numbers of adult volunteers, we also welcome Tom Hamer as our newest Scouting Ambassador!

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Bowley International Scout Campsite & Activity Centre

Bowley is East Lancashire’s County Campsite and is perfect for your section’s camp! Why not come and learn all about us!

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Observing Ramadan and celebrating Eid in Scouting

As we approach the end of Ramadan begins many of our members move into a very meaningful period. We wanted to learn more about how Ramadan is observed from a Scouting perspective and so we spoke to Shaheen Ally, Cub Scout Leader at AHF Scout Group in Blackburn....
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A Statement About The Manchester Attack

Many of you will be waking up to the news about the incident in Manchester last night. Being so close it’s possible that some of our young people and adults may have been at the Manchester Arena or surrounding areas. As Scouts we learn that we are...
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Recruitment Ideas For GSLs

We know that many of the challengs that you face in your Group could be solved by a few more volunteers, not to mention being able to provide life-changing adventure to even more young people across East Lancashire! So here’s some easy-to-implement ideas,...
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7 Reasons You Should Attend An AGM

As I talk to volunteers around East Lancashire, it becomes quickly apparent that AGMs are notorious for being poorly attended. There are many reasons why people don’t attend an AGM, but here’s a few: Some volunteers are under the mistaken belief that...
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County Skills Challenge Day 2017

Scouts from across East Lancashire have been taking part in our County Skills Challenge competition testing their teamwork, leadership and puzzle solving skills. A total of 9 teams from across the County came to Bowley International Campsite and Activity Centre...
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