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A Culture of Youth Leading, Adults Supporting

November 24th, 2016 by YPR Team

If you have been to a New Program Concepts workshop in your state, you will have heard the theme of “Youth Leading, Adults Supporting”. Or, you may have heard it talked about in other forums. In the New Program Concept workshops, this idea is explained and discussed. As a movement primarily focused on the development… Read More


What Does Plan > Do > Review > Actually Look Like?

October 24th, 2016 by YPR Team

Plan > Do > Review > (P > D > R >) – means better activities, more fun, and your section or small team gets to choose and be involved in organising its own adventures. It helps ensure everyone has a fun, challenging, adventurous and inclusive time in Scouting. To ensure our Scouting activities are consistently… Read More


Consultation Beginning on the New Program Concept

October 7th, 2016 by YPR Team

Scouts Australia is reflecting on how it can offer the fundamentals of Scouting in an adventurous, fun, challenging and inclusive program in the contemporary context. The Youth Program Review (YPR) began taking a holistic view of the Scouts Australia Youth Program in 2013 for the first time in 40 years. Australian society and the needs of youth… Read More


American Boy Scout reinforces why Scouts are still relevant

October 4th, 2016 by YPR Team

Adult Scouts and community members are passionate about the importance and relevance of Scouting in today’s society. These attitudes have been reinforced by a recent newspaper article from American Boy Scout who believes in Scoutings values. Written in response to the release of the latest edition of the Boy Scouts Handbook, the 6th grader discusses… Read More