The benefits of Scouting today

December 19th, 2013 by YPR Team

The Advocate of Tasmania has written about the falling number of leaders and youth in Scout Groups in the Mersey District. Despite this, kids, parents and leaders are enthusiastic about the role that Scouting can play in the lives of young people today. Have a read of the article and leave your comments for us… Read More

Burning Issues – Interim Report!

December 14th, 2013 by YPR Team

On behalf of the Youth Program Review, the National Youth Council have completed a draft paper based on their research into Burning Issues that members of Scouts Australia believe should be covered in the YPR. Key questions included: ●  What are the burning issues that the members of Scouts Australia believe must be covered in… Read More

1st World Scout Education Congress Wraps Up

December 4th, 2013 by YPR Team

The 1st World Scout Education Congress has wrapped up in Hong Kong. It was attended by a large delegation of Australians, from section leaders to Chief Commissioners! Check out this first overview of the Outcomes from the Congress. There are many many important messages that will impact the thinking and planning for our own Youth… Read More

Learning Leadership through Scouting

November 24th, 2013 by YPR Team

21st Century Leadership The Youth Program in Scouting helps develop leadership skills – in leaders as well as in group members. Check out this video of young people from around the wold, talking about leadership in the Scout Youth Program. What are your leadership development stories?