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HV Marsh Award for Scout Journalism goes digital

The rules governing the annual HV Marsh Award for Scout Journalism have been amended to accommodate the submission of digital newsletters and blogs on Group websites. In the past, most Scout Groups submitted expensive, commercially printed, full colour copies of their newsletters. The judges of the annual competition recently noted a significant drop in printed entries due, they…

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2019 marks 100 years of Wood Badge training

Written by: Joy Hutchinson, SSA Chair National Adult Resources Have you seen the new 2019 membership badge? Did you recognize the Wood Badge symbolism? 2019 marks 100 years of Wood Badge training! Since the establishment of the Scouting Movement in 1907, training has always been one of the core elements in achieving the Scouting Mission.  The first Wood…

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How Green is your Group?

Environmental awareness fosters a sense of connection to the natural world, promotes sustainable development and encourages conservation of irreplaceable natural resources and vulnerable plant and animal species. We in Scouting have played a major role in educating our members on environmental awareness throughout the years. Baden-Powell said that we should leave the world a little…

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