World Scout Jamboree 2023 in the news:
World Scout Jamboree is the most important event run by the World Organization of the Scout Movement for scouts 14-17 years old. WOSM is the biggest NGO in the world with tens of millions people participating. Gdansk is hoping to host the Jamboree in 2023.
Source: The City of Gdansk is World Scout Jamboree candidate for 2023 | The Huffington Post
While we innovate to bring the benefit of Scouting to life through technology, through new merit badges or even new programs, like STEM Scouts, outdoor activities are still one of my favorite aspects of Scouting. I hope all Scouts get to experience the personal growth that comes with spending time experiencing adventures – big and small – in the outdoors.
Source: Keeping the Balance in a Technology Era – Scouting Wire : Scouting Wire
Sustainable Development Goals | United Nations
Sustainable Development Goals are 17 goals to transform our world. The challenge is to add them to our educational, professional, and personal goals.
On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you.Do you want to get involved? You can start by telling everyone about them. We’ve also put together a list of actions that you can take in your everyday life to contribute to a sustainable future.
List of actions to saving the world. Select one to start today. Share which one are you doing and why?
Source: Sustainable development goals – United Nations
Link: ScoutingAdventures.org – GlobalGoals
The Scouts of the World Award (SOWA) is an international award initiated by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) with over 50 National Scout Associations taking part. In the UK this award is exclusive to Network Members.
Source: Scouts of the World Award (SOWA) | UK Scout Network | The Scout Association
Exceptionally heavy rain the past weeks has brought disaster in Peru. It has caused rivers across the country to overflow, causing floods and mudslides in many areas, destroying farms and buildings.
Source: Scouts take swift action to support emergency relief efforts in Peru | Scout.org
Sea Scouts – 1941 Social Guidance / Educational Documentary
A light-hearted look at the history of the Sea Scouts and the many skills its members can acquire.
‘The Sea Scouts carry on Britain’s seafaring tradition, and Captain Scott’s famous command ‘DISCOVERY’ is their training ship. In addition to Scout Law, they learn wireless telegraphy, navigation, swimming and life-saving, and the meaning of discipline, team work, resourcefulness. They thus become good scouts, good seamen and good citizens.’
(Films of Britain – British Council Film Department Catalogue – 1941)
This film has been made available for non-commercial research and educational purposes courtesy the British Council Film Collection. http://film.britishcouncil.org/britis… .
FOX’s new show, “Kicking & Screaming,” airing tonight at 8/9 Central, pairs survival experts with Average Joe-types to see how they fare when facing wild animals, hunger and extreme weather in the jungles of Fiji. Except competitor Terry Fossum — a businessman, author and public speaker — isn’t your typical Average Joe. Fossum is an Eagle…
via Watch as Eagle Scout Terry Fossum competes in new show ‘Kicking & Screaming’ on FOX — Bryan on Scouting