|What was Scout Fellowship?|
Fellowship has now been discontinued and replaced by Scout Active
Support. The management structure has
|What is Scout Active Support?|
It is a group of adults who have one thing in common - a wish to support Scouting. Scout Active Support welcomes
men and women of all ages, interests and backgrounds. There is no need to have been involved in Scouting or
Guiding before, all that is required is a willingness to give some of your time to Scouting. In return you will make
friends and be able to join with others doing whatever you decide. A Scout Active Suport unit has its own social
and activity programme.
aim of Scout Active Support is to "Provide Active Support",
with the emphasis being very much on supporting
|So what do we mean by "Active Support"?|
Active Support encompasses the talents of adults of all ages and abilities, whether it is physical, mental, geared
to a particular technical skill or general support. It could be as a badge examiner, a Training Adviser to new leaders,
catering for courses, running pioneering courses, assisting with hill walking, rock climbing etc. We all have something
to offer as far as supporting Scouting is concerned whatever our age or ability.
In fact, active support means just about anything!
Scout Active Support is
a large part of the 'backbone' of the Scout Movement - supporting the
young people and
District currently has no Scout Active Suport unit, but if anyone is
interested in being a member
then please contact me - Graham Haw, District Commissioner - on 01643 863117.
|To find out about the former local||West Somerset District Scout Fellowship click here|