Resources Guide for Scouters

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Weekly Resources produced for Scouter’s by the Scout Team since September 2013

Running a Scout Programme

Scouters’ Guide to the Crean Awards

Your Role in Your Programme 

Patrol Corners

Running a Patrol Leaders’ Council

Programme Cycles: Plan Do Review Posters

New Scouting Year 

Building Blocks of a Scout Troop

Planning and Reviewing Methods

Patrol Activity Planner

Troop Programme Planner

SPICES Review Sheet

Crean Awards: Tracking Progress Methods

Crean Awards: Personal Journey Record Sheets

Exploring the Scout Method

Guide to Resources

Resources Guide Posters

Discovery Award:

Crean Discovery Award Scouter’s Guide Document

SPICES for Discovery Award

Promise & Law for Discovery Award

Roles in the Patrol Info Card

Patrol Leaders’ Council Info Card

Leave no Trace for Discovery Award

Community Groups Info Card

Terra Nova Award:

Terra Nova Scouter’s Guide Document

Patrol Presentation of an Interest

Promise and Law in daily life

Scouting Knowledge

Scouting Structures

Understanding the PLC

Leave No Trace

Get to know your local environment

Endurance Award:

Find and Evaluate information to help plan an activity

Implement the Promise and Law, and Lead by Example

Participate in a Sunrise/Sunset/Stargazing Reflection

Patrol Corners

Patrol Identity: Signs & Flags

Conservation in Ireland

Polar Award:

Self  Awareness: Self analysis and Presentation to PLC

Promise and Law discussion with your Patrol

Group Council and Role in your Group 

National Events

Share a Skill with another Scout

International Conservation

Camp Series: 

Preparing for a Patrol Camp

Patrol Expedition

Before Camp: Planning & Preparing

On Camp: Activities, Reflections, and Advice

After Camp: Review

Preparing for Summer Camp: Jan/Feb 

Preparing for Summer Camp: Mar/Apr

Preparing for Summer Camp: May/June  

Gear Lists

Camp Patrol Roles and Rota

Camp Daily Reflections

Camp Patrol Life Advice

Intercultural Advice

Patrol System: 

Forming Patrols

Patrol Games

Patrol Review Game


Scouts’ Own



Mountain Biking


Map and Compass

Compass Exercises 


Waymarked Trails

Photo Safari 

Star Constellations

Knot Board

3 Pole Challenge

Ten Minute Tower


Friction Bridge

Monkey Bridge


Incident Trail

Earth Oven


Backwoods: Latvian Fire Log and Bucksaw

Night Hike & Navigation 

Life-raft Survival Dilemma

Peace Light (2015)

Pilgrim Paths

Leave No Trace Patrol Games

Rubbish Bag Challenge

Environmental Activity – Water

Leave No Trace -Travel on Durable Surfaces

Sexual Awareness Health Week 2013

One World Week 2013 – Development

One World Week 2014 – Diversity

Darkness into Light

It’s Ok to Talk – Mental Health resource 

Philippines Typoon Disaster

Trading Game

Founder’s Day Activity

JOTI: Jamboree on the Internet

Scouting Online

Community Celebration Week

Nuclear Shelter Exercise

Mock General Election

Patrol Scout Skills Countdown Challenge


Scout Olympics


Cook Book

Patrol Logs

Trek Cart

Scouts’ Own Book

Organising a Community Project

Organising an Environmental Project

County Patrol Challenge Camp

The Phoenix Files 2016

Skills Cards:

Camping: Cooking, Fire Lighting, Minimising the Effects of FiresBurning Wood, Menu Planning, Food Storage, Gutting a Fish, and Pitching a Lightweight Tent,  and an Icelandic Tent

Using Hand AxeSawPen Knife, Knives, and Hand Axe Safety.

Making a Sketch Map, Line Mapping, and Estimation

Patrol Campsite Designs: Table, Altar Fire, Dresser, Washstand, Store Area, Gateway, Dining ShelterWoodpile, Chopping Area, & Waste Disposal

Patrol Camp: Building a Table & Seats

Pioneering: Knots,  Rope: Types & PartsTying Tripods & Quadpods, & Tripod & Quadpod Braces.

Backwoods: Water FilterWaterproof Match KitFire Starting PodsFeather Sticks , Figure Four Trap, Mound Fire, Backwoods Cooking RecipesFulcaht FiadhSurvival NavigationSurvival Rule of ThreesDakota Fire Pit, & Signal Mirror

Hillwalking: Route CardPacking a Rucksack, Trangia, and Pacing

Emergencies: First Aid Kit, Recovery Position, Treating a ConcussionTreating Bleeding, Treating Burns, Treating a Fracture, Treating Sprains, Treating Breathing Difficulties, & Building a Stretcher 

Water Skills: Assessing Wind SpeedAvoiding Obstacles (Daylight), & Whipping Rope

Orienteering: Symbols, Contours, &  Map

Communications:  Semaphore, Morse Code, & Ground-to-Air Emergency Signals

Special Interest Badges:

Physical – Orienteering

Skill – Guitar & Digital Photography

Jamboree 2015: 

Origami Cranes 

Onigiri Rice Balls & Okonomiyaki Pancakes

Chopstick Activities

Japanese NSEW

Shinto Prayer Plaques

Sushi Rice

My World Global Development Goals



Chief Scout Award Guide

Venture Scout Link

Code of Conduct

Organising Ceremonies

Bronze Helm Badge

Silver Helm Badge

County Youth Forum – Scouts

Preparing for National Council

Getting Active for National Council

National Council Guide for Scout Delegates

Fire Safety Week Posters

Fire Safety: Escape Plan & Drills

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