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

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