Currently face to face meetings are allowed to happen as long as the groups are following the COVID guidelines.

Mainly for Beavers & Cubs

· Activities from The Great Indoors – see online – https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/

· See who can grow the tallest sunflower plant from seed

· Kim’s Game online – use Zoom

· Making things for example a puppet or kite

Mainly for Scouts & Explorers

· Tune in to Scout Radio – www.scout.radio

· Hold a Troop or Unit ‘Bake Off’

· Hold a Quiz online – Zoom is good for this

· Camp outside in the garden or ‘’under camp conditions’ indoors · Try your hand at the Navigational Modules from www.navtrek.org

· Undertake the DofE skills and physical recreation sections (Explorers)

· Play board games online

For Easter

· Make Easter cards

· Make an Easter garden

· Bake hot cross buns

· Make a palm cross out of paper

· Blow and egg and decorate – prize for the best one

· Hold a virtual Easter Egg hunt

· Make an Easter bonnet or hat

For us All

· Renew our Scout Promise on St George’s Day or a date close to April 23

· When the weather gets warmer hold a virtual campfire with marshmallows and cocoa or have a barbecue

· Work towards badges and awards. There are many suited to the home environment

· Hold monthly competitions appropriate to each section

· Grow plants and vegetables from seed

· Hold an online treasure hunt

· Carry out a daily bird survey in the back garden

· Recruit new members to join in Scouting activities and gain the GLSW Buddy badge

· Hold Patrol or Six meetings online

· Wear Scout uniform one day or evening a week

Us For Others

· Help with household ‘chores’ and collect money which can be donated to a local charity as a fundraiser

· Send greetings cards to local residents especially the vulnerable and lonely

· Keep in touch with family and friends

· Headquarters will be issuing guidance on helping in the community

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls