The following article is published to correct some misconceptions about the Founder of Scouting, Robert, Lord Baden-Powell OM. It is written by Scouting historians and republished here to spread the information further. It is an accepted principle in the study … Continue reading Robert Baden-Powell: allegations and the truth
Scouting in the United Kingdom has been raising funds for a memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The project is designed to raise awareness of “Remembrance”. The memorial is to remember those who have given service to Scouting and … Continue reading UK Scouting Memorial Project foundations laid
Each year, The Scout Association organises an event for adult volunteers to come together at Gilwell Park. It started as a Reunion for those who had completed their Wood Badge, but a few years ago it got extended to all … Continue reading I’m going to Gilwell Reunion 2015. Are you?
“It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Sir W Garth Morrison, KT, CBE, RN, Vice-President of The Scout Association and former Chief Scout went home earlier today.“After a brief illness, bravely borne, Sir Garth passed … Continue reading Gone home: Sir Garth Morrison KT CBE
Most of my friends know that I volunteer with Scouting: taking the news of the everyday adventure that the young people and adults of Bedford Scouts have to the wider public. I do so, because I love Scouting. I love … Continue reading Think Green and Purple: think Scouting?
Yesterday, in St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, The Rt Rev Mgr Richard Moth told Scouts that ‘Service is uncomplicated – it is the giving of ourselves for others’, during the Founder’s Day Mass for Catholics in Scouting in England & Wales. Continue reading Service is uncomplicated – says Catholic Bishop to Scouts