ACT Joey Mob Rethinking Programming

September 26th, 2016 by YPR Team

About Macarthur Scout Group Macarthur Scout Group is an established group situated in the north east of Tuggeranong, which is the southernmost district of Canberra. The area is well serviced by Scout Groups, with several located within a few kilometres. The Group has one of each section up to and including a Venturer Unit. In… Read More

Youth in development: ‘We’re tired of being the topic, not the leaders’

September 8th, 2016 by YPR Team

Recently the Guardian newspaper published an article on how young people can influence developmental decisions in their local and broader communities. Read the article from experts on how to meaningfully involve youth in the decision making process. Youth in development: ‘We’re tired of being the topic, not the leaders’ As we are a part of… Read More

Is Scouting Still Relevant Today?

September 2nd, 2016 by YPR Team

When Scouts is mentioned today, we tend to nostalgically think of a time gone past, of a funny salute with three fingers, left hand shakes, peaked hats that look a bit like a Canadian Mountie, bob-a-job, “be prepared”, building things out of sticks and rope, kids helping old ladies cross the road, scarves and woggles… Read More

Some Interesting Responses from the Section Transition Experience Survey!

August 22nd, 2016 by YPR Team

During June 2016, Scouts, Leaders, parents and community members were invited to participate in a survey on the Section Transition Experience. Statistics and experience shows us that a common time in which we lose youth members is when it becomes time for the young person to link to the next age section. There are lots of… Read More