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  • DKRSL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    DKRSL replied to a thread Scout brand review in Scouting Talk
    I think it's more nuanced than that. The world has changed from one in which you Did Your Best to one in which training is expected for many things...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • roger-uk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:31 PM
    roger-uk replied to a thread gorge walking in Explorer Scouts
    Try Derbyshire Scouts caving Team https://www.derbyshirescouts.org/activities/caving
    4 replies | 340 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:15 PM
    I would agree with this - up to a point. We've never ran any recruitment campaigns for kids either - we have for adults. The problem seems to be,...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:32 PM
    The training system is utterly unfit for purpose and is a burden, not useful. It needs some serious thinning (and some missing things adding in).
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 PM
    daveb123 replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    With Good Service Awards a lot depends on the views of the DC which can be fortunate or unfortunate. Iím sure you could manage to complete the...
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • DKRSL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:31 PM
    DKRSL replied to a thread Scout brand review in Scouting Talk
    To be fair, my impression was that the Association made that change years back, realising that youth numbers were driven by adult numbers. That was...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • PaulE's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:16 PM
    PaulE replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    Yes, but you have to read them in the right order with #6 on your left.
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • JohnR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:50 PM
    JohnR replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    Definitive answer! - where's the fun in that?
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • merryweather's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:31 PM
    merryweather replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    most of those i had to buy myself! never got presented with a 10-year long service badge.during the time i've been in my current group, no one has...
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:18 PM
    I think before we concentrate on targeted marketing, we should be looking at what they face once they're in the door. 'Don't worry about the training...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:47 PM
    One of the problems is that we are sort-of marketing to the wrong audience. We have plenty of YP - well in excess of demand in most locations, and...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • mang21's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:02 PM
    To be honest its no different to any scheme of this nature. You don't have to be in the right positions in business for too long to realise that any...
    3 replies | 375 view(s)
  • shiftypete's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:58 PM
    shiftypete replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    You mean the link already posted in posts #3 & #6 ;)
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • Robin Hood's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:38 PM
    A report from the National Audit Office published, last year I think, gives an indication of just how poor a scheme this is. A series of private...
    3 replies | 375 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
    The aim of marketing is to make something look good. What constitutes good scouting is subjective. I suppose its not the fault of who ever did the...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • PaulArthurs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:35 PM
    PaulArthurs replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    For anyone wanting the definitive answer, see POR 10.20: http://scouts.org.uk/media/906964/Chapter-10-with-uniform-diagrams.pdf#page=8 Paul
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:51 PM
    daveb123 replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    You must have borrowed someone else's shirt in the photo I have seen then :-)
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • merryweather's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:07 PM
    merryweather replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    probably sew on the first one first and the second one.... I think there's an order in POR I think these too fit in this order.
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • Ihatecamping's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:00 PM
    What is Scouting for? What do we need to achieve it? If the only thing left to fix is the font, then you're in good shape.
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:32 PM
    Mmm... Underlying all the chat about fonts, contact pages and websites... If we do manage to get new folk in the door, we're then assaulting them...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • ASLChris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    ASLChris replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    I've changed shirts since then!
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • PaulE's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:15 AM
    PaulE replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    Why not? Still got the Silver Jubilee on mine...
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • PaulE's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:13 AM
    PaulE replied to a thread Scout brand review in Scouting Talk
    Knots? They still do knots? How quaint...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:45 AM
    daveb123 replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    Still got Queen's Golden & Diamond Jubilee badges on then :-)
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:41 AM
    big chris replied to a thread Scout brand review in Scouting Talk
    I found it a bit difficult to find info on the scout group in the town to which we are moving. They have no website, instagram or twitter and...
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • ASLChris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:28 AM
    ASLChris replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    TBH, I'm not going to go to the hassle of removing badges just to make the badge police happy. New badges just get added until I get a new shirt,...
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 AM
    daveb123 replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    If I was going to do that, I think that I would just lightly tack it on so that it can be removed and the new one put on. Congratulations on the...
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • Ihatecamping's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:21 AM
    SA brand dominance is still pretty complete. If you were to google the name of our village and 'scouting', our website would be top of the list....
    225 replies | 18537 view(s)
  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:05 AM
    Keith at 2M replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    Missed this - congratulations. Always pleasing to see leaders recognised for their hard work.
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    19-04-2018, 11:10 PM
    big chris replied to a thread Adult badges in Scouting Talk
    Well, I got the chief scout commendation 7 yrs ago. I put it on tonight to receive the award for merit tmrw as it seemed a bit rude not to have it...
    22 replies | 652 view(s)
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