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Background

I am from Australia and was bought up on the traditional scouting method, scouts, seniors and rovers. I managed to complete the Queens and BP award.

I was a leader with the only Australian Chinese Sea Scout Group. Yes we actually did sailing and canoeing. What was difficult during that era for me was the intolerance shown to these scouts by the non-Chinese scouts even though the Scout Law required tolerance of those who are different.

We were invited to travel to the…

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Added by Brian Cooper on May 5, 2014 at 12:53 — 3 Comments

More Games

Hi All,

More games on this site, many are old favourites.

I found the progressive training interesting when compard to current SA

http://www.boyscouttrail.com/games.asp

 

Good Luck

 

Added by Mick Monk on March 8, 2011 at 4:07 — No Comments

Another Games site with additions

Hi All,

Here is another site that seems to have a lot to offer in many directions inluding a lot of games.

http://www.netwoods.com

Cheers

Added by Mick Monk on March 7, 2011 at 5:43 — No Comments

Troop Games

Hi All, Look up this Kiwi web site.

It will download as soon as you click on it so make sure you have room.

www.vicscouts.asn.au/Scouts/Docs/Book3PracticalGamesandActivities.pdf

 

Mick M

Added by Mick Monk on March 1, 2011 at 23:56 — 2 Comments

"True Blue Scouter"

I could still remember vividly when I first got interested in boy scouting, first I got attracted with the uniform and thought how I will surely looked good in it. I was an observer first watching those fellow schoolmates what they were doing every time they wore their uniform. I usually see them always being in charge of raising the flag every flag ceremony,during school programs I saw them doing the parade of colors and manning the gates so we won't be able to…

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Added by Jedediah Eldon I. Estiandan on January 6, 2011 at 18:59 — No Comments

Rover Moot Celebration 25Yrs



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Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on December 11, 2010 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

A World of Scouting



FEDERATION OF SCOUTS EUROPE



European Scouting…
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Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on November 11, 2010 at 7:26 — No Comments

Some useful Scouting Books



Curtesy of BPSA Britishh Columbia

The following books should be part of every leader's library.

These and many other traditional books are available for free download. In order to use these files, you will need a pdf reader. Adobe Acrobat Reader and Foxit Reader are available for free download.

To avoid duplication, all of these files are available from

"The Dump" at…
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Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on November 8, 2010 at 23:18 — No Comments

Some useful links

1) …

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Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on November 8, 2010 at 23:02 — No Comments

A Boy or a Scout ? ...

Scouter's Stories, & Prose



A Boy Scout After a male child has grown out of long sleeps, and triangles, and has acquired pants, freckles, and so much dirt, that relatives don't care to kiss it between meals, it becomes a boy.

What is a Boy? Between the innocence of baby hood and the dignity of manhood, we find a… Continue

Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on October 14, 2010 at 22:59 — No Comments

CELEBRATION JAMBOREE 'OWS' in the United Kingdom to celebrate the 100th Year

The Order of World Scouts was founded on the 11th November

1911, and was the earliest World Scouting organisation



The organisation still continues today, and has continued

under its Grand Scoutmasters.





Dear Grand Scout Master, Assistant Grand Scout Master, Fellow

Commissioners and Scouter's,…







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Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on October 6, 2010 at 5:23 — No Comments

Together for peace camp 2010 Category: JAMBOREE FOR PEACE Description: international gathering camp 2010Organizers: Scouting4peace foundation Place: Cairo EgyptDate: From 24th Dec–30th Dec 2010Age G…

Together for peace camp 2010
Category:
JAMBOREE FOR PEACE
Description:
international gathering camp 2010

Organizers: Scouting4peace foundation

Place: Cairo Egypt

Date: From 24th Dec–30th Dec 2010…

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Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on October 6, 2010 at 5:05 — No Comments

Come and join us

TO ALL RESA

Members and Friends



(1)

From
1st… Continue

Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on September 18, 2010 at 6:26 — 1 Comment

Scout and Cub Wide Games No 1

Playing Card Game No.1

Where to play = Anywhere where they can hurtle about, but better if there is some natural cover or places to hide.

Requirements=

  1. Young people in two or more teams, good with two large teams, Scouters who do not need oxygen can join in.
  2. Good for Parents evenings where dragging them through the mud might not be a good idea.
  3. A pack of playing cards per…
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Added by Mick Monk on September 9, 2010 at 1:07 — No Comments

WFIS - Jamboree 2010

WFIS-Jamboree 2010

Any one know when the next WFIS
Jamboree is ?

Thanks

Ray

Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on April 13, 2010 at 19:41 — 4 Comments

Hey guys try this link

Hey guys try this link - http://www.freewebs.com/rover101/aroverscoutinvestiture.htm
Courtesy of 'Brian Commissioner Mersey side'.

Thanks for your work Brian

If you are interested, Brian also has a copy in this frame - 'Scoutinng for Boy.

Ray
RESA

Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on November 17, 2009 at 3:43 — No Comments

ISQM-Store

This is your link to the temporary Scout Store

ISQM-Store



ISQM-Store

has been supplying Scouting badges/patches and regalia for many years now to independent scouting associations world wide



We are here to serve you and to supply all your scouting… Continue

Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on September 19, 2009 at 20:00 — No Comments

A danger of synthetic Scouting

In August 1936, Baden-Powell wrote,



I fear there is the danger that a kind of synthetic Scouting

may creep into our training in place of the natural article described in 'Scouting for Boys' ....



By "synthetic Scouting"

I mean the Scout system obscured by over-clothing the natural form with rules and instructive literature, tending to make what originally was, and should be, an open-air game into a science for the… Continue

Added by Ray O'Donnell-Hampton on March 31, 2009 at 5:55 — 3 Comments

Why are you scout?

Why are you scout?

The answer is simple ...

I have something to do on Saturday to find people who really worth it.

You go to camps, saying that not to go back up there and going ...

You learn something new ...

Teach something to others ...

The more kids see you as an example to follow and you have an example to follow ...

Comes from the same plate as the other, you grab from stupid and make you sleep around.

You too fond with your patrol or your…
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Added by εïз · Jessi · Jacky · εïз on March 28, 2009 at 11:35 — No Comments

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