Category: Youth Commissioner’s Blog

1 Year as Youth Commissioner

It has been one year since I was appointed as East Lancashire’s first County Youth Commissioner… and what a year it’s been! If you had told me then that I would have all of the experiences, adventures and memories that I do now, I would have been in disbelief. I’m often told that the role I do changes lives within Scouting, but this role truly has changed my life too!

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If you’d have told me…

As East Lancashire’s County Youth Commissioner, one of my predominant goals is to promote youth shaped Scouting in partnership with adults across the County. The partnership aspect of youth shaped Scouting is so important; the experience and expertise of adult members of the movement is key in helping young people develop their own skills.

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  • Blog | 1st Knighton Scouts learn Makaton for A Million Hands 19th October 2017
    In honour of Scout Community Month, we look at how the 1st Knighton Scouts became Dementia Friends and took on the challenge of learning some sign language to support people affected with dementia to better communicate. 
  • Badge support | Fire Safety 17th October 2017
    Fire safety skills are essential for young people, whether they're attending a bonfire night or backwoods cooking. Support Scouts working towards their Fire Safety Badge with these activity ideas and resources. 
  • 3 simple but superb halloween costume ideas 16th October 2017
    Halloween is just around the corner and you still don't have a costume? Worry not. With just some basic materials and a few minutes of your time, you can make yourself a wicked costume for the spooky night!