#YouShape 2017 Report

Youth Commissioners from across East Lancashire have produced a report on the impact of #YouShape month during February 2017 in East Lancashire. Their report is now available to view.

Welcome to the County Youth Team

The County Youth Team is made up of a selection of young people from every District and is led by the County Youth Commissioner. Their role is to provide feedback and to advise the County Team on everything they’re doing to make sure that East Lancashire is truly youth-shaped in partnership with adults.

Want to be involved?

The Youth Team aren’t currently accepting applications, but please contact Emma, the County Youth Commissioner if you would like more information.

Searching for a new County Youth Commissioner

After two and a half years as County Youth Commissioner Emma has decided the time is now right to stand down and allow someone else the opportunity to lead this important piece of work. It has been an amazing journey as Emma introduced the concept of Youth...

East Lancashire Scouts announce the appointment of two Deputy Youth Commissioners to ensure life-changing adventure

East Lancashire Scouts are today putting young people at the centre of its leadership team, appointing two further Deputy County Youth Commissioners for the first time in the organisation’s history. The due will be part of East Lancashire Scouts' leadership team,...

Why is #YouShape so important?

#YouShape month is a super important time in Scouting for a number of reasons but it’s even more important to emphasise that what happens during #YouShape month.

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!

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.