Six best Scouting stories of 2016


A year of increasing inclusion, community projects and exemplar Youth Shaped Scouting means we've shared some of the best Scouting stories to date. Here are six of the best stories from 2016.

10th Fulwood and Cardiff’s 1st Cathays Al-Huda Scout Group divulge how successful Scouting is in their communities and the difficulties they have faced.

 Faith Based Scouting Blog


Finding acceptance as a transgender Scout

After months of internal turmoil, Jayden finally comes out to the world as male instead of female. 



Sleeping rough: Merseyside Scouts raise awareness of homelessness

As part of a project to raise awareness of homelessness in Merseyside, Scouts from Liverpool encourage the city’s young people to spend a night sleeping rough. 

 Homelessness Blog


Youth Shaped Scouting in Practice

Wondering how to put Youth Shaped Scouting into practice? 38th Rossendale Scout Group in East Lancashire show us how it’s done.

Young Person 1 


Scouting in schools: developing character by doing

A pioneering new project, Character By Doing, rolls out across six primary schools, helping hundreds of children to join the adventure.



Cambodia calling

SMESU Explorer Scout Unit are no strangers to adventure. They fly half-way around the world to spend a month in Cambodia.

 Banner Cambodia


Read more stories in the latest issue of Scouting magazine.

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