Fundamentals of Scouting (Module 5)

There is an e-Leaning package for this module here

The Purpose of Scouting

Scouting exists actively to engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

The Values of Scouting

As Scouts we are guided by these values:
Integrity ………..We act with integrity; we are honest, trustworthy and loyal.
Respect  …………We have self-respect and respect for others.
Care  ……………We support others and take care of the world in which we live.
Belief …………..We explore faiths, beliefs and attitudes.
Cooperation ………We make a positive difference;
…………………We cooperate with others and make Friends.

The Scout Method

Scouting takes place when young people, in partnership with adults, work
together based on the values of Scouting and:

  • enjoy what they are doing and have fun;
  • take part in activities indoors and outdoors;
  • learn by doing;
  • share in spiritual reflection;
  • take responsibility and make choices;
  • undertake new and challenging activities; and
  • make and live by their Promise.
Based on the Scout Association training materials