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  • Digital skills for life


    Digital Maker Blog Lead

    Today we’re launching a new partnership between the Scouts and the Raspberry Pi Foundation that will help tens of thousands of young people learn crucial digital skills for life. 

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  • All kinds of minds: interview with Temple Grandin


    Temple Grandin Bijou Karman Blog

    By openly talking about her experiences as a person on the autism spectrum, Temple Grandin is changing the way we see autism. Here, she gives advice on how to help all young people soar.

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  • Badge support | Gardening and Farming Activity Badges



    Working towards these gardening and farming badges is a great way to encourage your Beavers, Cubs or Scouts to engage with the process behind the food on their plates. Not only will they get some hands-on practical experience, they’ll reap the mental and physical benefits of producing something all by themselves, and develop a deeper appreciation for the natural world.

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  • 10 things we love: How you’re using our new brand and visual identity across the UK


    INSTA Main Image

    In the short time since the launch of our new strategy, Scouts across the movement have embraced our new brand, logo and visual identity. 

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  • Skills to succeed: setting goals, running your own race and why teamwork counts


    LJ Blog

    Scout Adventurer Laura Jones shares her insights on what she's learnt from running seven marathons on seven continents in one year. 

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  • A new member of the gang


    Hermione Drew, producer of St Albans Scout and Guide Gang Show, talks about volunteering when pregnant and as a first time parent.

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  • RAF Scout takeover days: how to get involved



    This summer, a number of RAF takeover days are happening across the country, with RAF Ambassadors delivering a range of exciting workshops and activities to Scout groups, helping young people to achieve the Air Researcher Activity Badge, and introducing them to the opportunities available within the world of Science Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Read on to find out more about how to book a place, and to see how Scouts who took part last year felt.

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  • Young leader interview


    Young Leader Blog

    Lizzie Harvey is the Project Lead for the Explorer Scout Young Leaders’ (ESYLs) Scheme Project Team. We spoke to her about the project, what it involves, and the updates we can look forward to seeing in the new and improved ESYL Logbook and Guidebook, launched on 28th May.

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  • Gift Aid


    Grimsby Boys

    How 1st Healing Scout Group in Grismby are bringing much-needed joy to victims of domestic abuse with  homemade gift bags.

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  • Badge support | Mechanic Activity Badges



    Perfect for problem-solvers and trailblazers, these Mechanic Activity Badges introduce young people to the wonderful world of engineering, equipping them with practical vehicle maintenance skills, and developing their ability to think logically and critically along the way.

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  • School of thought



    By working in partnership with a local primary school, 1st Dings in Bristol thought they had simply found themselves a home. Little did they know that in doing so they’d be making strides towards community cohesion and offering a whole host of new opportunities to local parents

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