Resources Guide for Scouts

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Weekly Resources produced by the Scout Team since September 2013

Running a Scout Programme

Crean Awards: Scouts’ Guide Document

Your Role in Your Programme 

Running a Patrol Leaders’ Council

Patrol Corners

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:

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:

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 a 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


Incident Trail

Map and Compass

Map and Compass Exercises – Identifying Features on a Map

Map and Compass Exercises: Potato Contouring

Compass Exercise

Waymarked Trails

Star Constellations

Photo Safari 

Knot Board

3 Pole Challenge

Ten Minute Tower


Friction Bridge

Monkey Bridge


Earth Oven


Backwoods: Latvian Fire Log and Bucksaw 

Night Hike & Navigation


Life-raft Survival Dilemma

Peace Light (2015)

Pilgrim Paths

Rubbish Bag Challenge

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

Environmental Activity – Water

Leave No Trace Patrol Games

Leave No Trace – Travel on Durable Surfaces

JOTI: Jamboree on the Internet

Scouting Online

Community Celebration Week

Founder’s Day Activity

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: CookingFire LightingBurning WoodMinimising the Effects of FiresMenu PlanningFood Storage,  Gutting a Fish, and Pitching a Lightweight Tent  and an Icelandic Tent

Using Hand AxeSawPen KnifeKnives, and Hand Axe Safety.

Making a Sketch MapLine Mapping, and Estimation

Patrol Campsite Designs: TableAltar FireDresserWashstand,  Store AreaGatewayDining ShelterWoodpileChopping 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 Pods,  Feather Sticks Figure Four TrapFulcaht FiadhMound FireBackwoods Cooking RecipesSurvival Navigation, Survival Rule of ThreesDakota Fire Pit & Signal Mirror

Hillwalking: Route CardPacking a Rucksack, Trangia, and Pacing

Emergencies: First Aid KitRecovery PositionTreating a ConcussionTreating BleedingTreating BurnsTreating a FractureTreating SprainsTreating Breathing Difficulties & Building a Stretcher 

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

Orienteering: SymbolsContours, &  Map

Communications:  SemaphoreMorse 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

Scout Olympics

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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