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Programme supporters

There are a number of ways a District can support Section Leaders. These include District supporter roles such as, Assistant District Commissioners and District Leaders or District Scouters for the sections, District Explorer Scout Commissioner and District Scout Network Commissioner.

Scouting offers a diverse and exciting selection of activities and experiences that are key to attracting and retaining young people. The Scouting Programme provides adventure and challenge to young people in an age-appropriate way, helping them with their personal development and to grow their confidence.

A quality programme is challenging, relevant and rewarding for every young person. A priority for any volunteer in a programme support role must be to ensure every section is able to confidently provide a challenging, relevant and rewarding programme.

Here is a useful guide for Scout Districts about providing Programme Support.

Programme Support: A Guide for Scout Districts

Here are some useful additional resources and templates.

Skills Training Plan
Induction Checklist
Sample Agenda for District Scout Meeting

Updated: 27/09/2019


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