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Scout Network Bianca Cole
What is Scout Network? Scout Network is the final section within scouting, it was formed in 2002 replacing the venture scouts. This section is formed of young adults aged between 18 -25 years old Network is operated at district level Free membership 2016 onwards
Structure Network operates as a District provision UK Network provision, overseen by a UK Scout Network Commissioner Members not wishing/able to engage in a District Network can still be involved with the Section
Encompasses Members of District Scout Networks’ as well as those joining only the UK Scout Network
The Promise, Law and Motto The Scout Promise On my honour, I promise that I will do my best To do my duty to God and to the Queen, To help other people And to keep the Scout Law The Scout Motto Be Prepared
The Scout Law 1. A Scout is to be trusted. 2. A Scout is loyal. 3. A Scout is friendly and considerate. 4. A Scout belongs to the worldwide family of Scouts. 5. A Scout has courage in all difficulties. 6. A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of possessions and property. 7. A Scout has self-respect and respect for others.
The Network Programme
Programme Areas Adventure International Community Focusing on participation and top awards These are key to delivering on Vision 2018 Providing a lot of flexibility Participate in projects of other Scout Networks Don’t participate in projects, if you so wish.
District Scout Network: Adventure Projects Example: Bivi buildin g. Plan an ac tivity to sle ep in a biv example a i bag next haunted h to a local ouse, etc. landmark, Cost: £ 0 – for just any a ssociated sleeping o cost there ver. may be w ith equipm ent or . Example: to Iceland ip tr lt e b r Explore and confidence d il u B. ls. il 0 nce k 200 nd map s g. Experie a n ti g Cost: ca £ u in o n c n S la ard in with bers p ieve an aw velop relationships ping mem h c lo a e v e to d s : r e memb ing. De Impacts ills within nderstand k u s r e ip p h e s r e e d lead ain a ulture to g c ic d n la ntry. e Ic nother cou a m o fr ts Scou
District Scout Network: Community Projects Example: Work with a local community group to improve the environ mental impact of the local area. Phases of Project could includ e: -Make contact with a communit y group in the UK -Check to see if The Scout Assoc iation has an community impa ct partner -Plain training weekends and fundraising events -Source resources needed for project Cost: ca. Personal Expenses Impact: positively contribute to local communities, develop ing an understanding of the concerns of the local area. Learn abou t team management. Form valuable relationships among Network team and with the community groups. Example: Work with a local charity providing support for elderly residents. Costs: travel expenses. Impacts: community cohesion better established. Develop an understanding between generations.
District Scout Network: International Projects Examp le: Work a t a sch oo and lan guage. l in Ghana to help to teach p upils si Phases mple B of Proj ritish s ect cou -Make ongs, g ld inclu contac ames, t with de: -Plain t s chool i raining n Ghana weeken -Book f an d lig -Check hts and acco s and fundrais d plan the trip mmoda ing eve immun isation nts -Identi , fying s upport medications a materi Cost: c al to yo nd travel adv a. £ 2, 5 ice tha u comple 00 tm te the Impact project ight be requ ired : posit ively co unders ntr ta Example: valuab nding and re ibute to comm s le relat Japanese Evening. ionship pect of the cu unities in Gh s amon a l g Netw ture. Learn a na, developin bout te ork tea Activities to include: am ma g an m and n with th -Sampling Japanese cuisines e comm agement. Fo rm unity in -Learn simple origami and use skills to create more complicated items Ghana. Cost: £ 5 person to cover resources. Impact: appreciation of other cultures, gain a deeper understanding of the values and traditions of Japanese culture. Increase team work and communication skills.
Badges and awards
Queen’s Scout Award and Explorer Belt The Queen's Scout Award is the highest youth award achievable in the Scouting movement in the Commonwealth realms, The Explorer belt is the challenge of a lifetime, open to explorer scouts aged 16 and over and members of the scout network. It is a chance to take part in a ten-day expedition that brings a real understanding of a different country, its people and way of life
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