Flat Pack Billy Cart

January 15th, 2014 by YPR Team

This “pre-cut” billy cart was spotted in a local hardware store. Seems like a helpful idea for Scouts… at first… but does using a kit like this fit with our Scout Method?

Scout Leaders As Role Models

January 14th, 2014 by YPR Team

This article from Essential Kids, an Australian website, caught our attention and we thought about the role Scouting can play in meeting the needs of boys. Responsible risk taking is one of our movement’s strengths, after all! What are your thoughts on this article? Why boys need a boyhood to become good men – January… Read More

Scouting – a youth movement supported by adults, not organised by adults

January 13th, 2014 by YPR Team

Annie Asquith, a Patrol Leader from the National Youth Council and a member of the Victorian Branch Youth Council, writes in the December National eNews about finding out about opportunities out there for young people to be involved in Scouting beyond their local level. A key message is that our youth members are entitled to… Read More

‘Cotton Wool’ Generation

January 6th, 2014 by YPR Team

‘Cotton wool’ generation denied the chance to take risks, warns head of Scouts A generation of young people growing up “shrouded in cotton wool” could be left unable to face the dangers of life because no one allows them to take risks in childhood, the head of the Scouts has warned. This article from The… Read More