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‘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


Traditional Scouting in a Postmodern World

January 6th, 2014 by YPR Team

A nineteen year old Eagle Scout and Assistant Scout Master has written an interesting blog about the future of Scouting, mainly in respect to the USA, but with messages that could well be applied to us in Australia. What do you think? Do we have similar, or quite different, issues to overcome? Scouting Rediscovered –… Read More


Learning By Doing

December 30th, 2013 by YPR Team

This diagram comes via the Youth Program Office of the Asia-Pacific Region HQ of WOSM, from an Eagle Scout now utilising Learning By Doing to help him reflect on his practice as a teacher in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. What does “Learning-By-Doing” look like in your Scouting formation? Share some best-practice ideas that help young people… Read More


WAM is Underway!

December 30th, 2013 by YPR Team

WAM – The National Rover Moot in Perth – has begun! We wish all participants – Rovers, Advisers and Leaders – a terrific time and trust that you return with some great memories. The YPR will be there to talk to Rovers about their ideas for Scouting’s future. Whether you’re at WAM, or not, YOU… Read More