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Leaders and Assistants

Leaders

Leaders, assistants and helpers in all sections are the people who make Scouting happen for young people.  Though your first line of support lies in your District, the Region is also available to offer advice and assistance.

 

News for Leaders

Special Needs Grants

Special Needs Grants are available from the Scottish Development Fund on the SHQ website. Special Needs funding exists to provide assistance to projects and activities that will support, extend and improve the quality of Scouting provided to Young People with...

Group Development Day 8 March

Sign up for the next Group Development Day Sunday 8 March 2015 Bookings are now being taken for the next Group Development Day, run by Scott Burton, the Region’s Local Development Officer. This highly rated workshop will take your Group through a process of creating a...

Recruiting new volunteers

A useful tool for recruiting new volunteers! The Region has been experimenting with using Gumtree to recruit volunteers and has found it to be a useful tool. However, due to internal limitations with Gumtree, the Region can only post a few copies of the same role type...

New Communications Team

The Regional Communications Team is available to provide assistance with the ‘recording’ of any Group, District or Regional events.  We can provide reporters to speak to leaders and young people in order to put together news articles or press releases, photographers...

Kayaking Courses

Longcraig offers BCU 2 and 3 star courses, which are aimed at getting Scouts and Explorers qualified to gain proficiency badges. We are happy to discuss custom courses for groups, subject to a minimum number of 3 people and availability of staff. Please contact...

Longcraig bookings 2015

Bookings for Longcraig open on Monday 9 February 2015.  This includes our taster sessions, at which you can try: Sailing in one of our wayfarer dinghies, either accompanied by one of our trained helms or on your own Sailing in a Topper or Pico Kayaking in closed...

DofE Expedition Assessor Accreditation Course

12 April 2015, Lochgoilhead Centre At the start of the DofE expedition season the Centre is offering an expedition assessors course.  The course will lay the foundations for becoming an assessor for expeditions.  The course will look at a wide range of subject around...

DofE intro course for Leaders

11 April 2015, Lochgoilhead Centre As the DofE expedition season starts we are offering a DofE introduction course aimed at leaders new to the scheme.  If you are unsure about your AAP’s/OA’s/green forms/E-dofE’s let us help with a one day course aimed at helping with...