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Blogs | 2nd October 2019

Monster Mash

Every country and culture has its monsters, and these often say something about our deepest fears. To give you ideas for Halloween (or any other monster-themed night, because who doesn’t love finding out about new horrifying beasts of legend?), we look at some of the strangest monsters around the globe. One isn’t quite what it seems, though – can you spot the ‘fake’ monster, made up by 16th Erith Waingunga Cubs?

Blogs | 30th September 2019

How are Scouts tackling period stigma and period poverty?

Scouts are linking with period charities to learn about menstruation, period stigma, period poverty – and what they can do to help.

Blogs | 20th September 2019

What makes an amazing leader?

Chris James thinks back on his time as a Scout, and asks that tricky question – what makes an amazing leader?

Blogs | 19th September 2019

Going above and beyond: Explorer Scouts

if you volunteer with Explorer Scouts, read our advice for helping them through tough times.

Blogs | 17th September 2019

Try shadow puppetry with your Scouts

Telling tales by torchlight is a pastime Scouts have always enjoyed. Here, we explore the ancient art of shadow puppetry, and share some shapes to recreate on your next camp

Blogs | 17th September 2019

A whole new way to see dyslexia

Why building confidence in those with dyslexia helps them thrive (and how Scouts can help)