Can your Group help make Scouting better?
We’re excited to announce the launch of Be…, a new campaign to encourage Scouts to air their views and help make Scouting even better. The Be... website is a place where young people (aged 12-25) can discuss Scouts with other people their age and have their say on how the Movement should grow.
Do you know a Scout that might have the perfect sales pitch to promote Scouting? Is there a Young Leader in your Group who has a brilliant idea to help their local community? If so, get them to post their ideas on Be... and make sure their opinions are heard.
Be the future
Scouts can share their thoughts and opinions on the Be… website and upload videos, blogs, photos and illustrations – anything that they can think of that will help get their ideas across. It’s quick and easy for them to sign up and post – all we need are some basic details and their opinions.
We want Scouts to let us know what they care about and what they think they can do help make a positive change. Be... allows Scouts to get their voices heard by answering questions posed by Scout HQ or other young people. The Scouts can post anonymously or if they prefer, they can submit a post with friends.
The Be... website will be live from Monday 11 November.
In addition to Be..., there is also a quick online survey that asks Scouts aged 12-25 how we can improve Scouting. It doesn’t take long to fill out Scouts could be in with the chance of winning £500 to spend at Scout Shops or at a Scout Activity Centre. Alternatively, young people eager to make an impact in their community can put their £500 prize toward a community project.
Answers to the survey and content on the Be... website will be reviewed and fed into a report, after which 40 young people will work with the Chief Executive of The Scout Association to help review the ideas and agree the most effective and important ones and how they can execute them.
The deadline for the survey is 27 November.
Get your Scouts involved in the Be... website or ask them to fill out the online survey and help them make a difference.