Episodes

Episode 8 - Leader Communication

Feb. 3, 2016

Effectively leading a Scout group, at any age level, means having good communication between the leaders. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Shout-Outs Firstly, we'd like to give a shout-out to whomever nominated Scouting Stuff for inclusion on P…

Episode 7 - Venturers, Rovers, and Dens; Oh My!

Jan. 13, 2016

What programs are available, in Scouts Canada and Boy Scouts of America, for older youth and young adults? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic Ken , Colin , and Ted were saddened to learn that their once and former Rover Den — a cabi…

Episode 6 - Member Retention

Dec. 17, 2015

How do you retain members of your Scout group? And how do you retain leaders, for that matter? Subscribe on iTunes | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic One of the big challenges facing any Scout group is that of retaining members . What are some of the reasons that Scouts (and…

Episode 5 - Coping with Program Changes

Dec. 2, 2015

National Scouting bodies periodically overhaul their programs and methods. How do Scout groups, and individual Scouters, respond to this? Subscribe on iTunes | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic How many times have we, as participants and as leaders, been faced with a change i…

Episode 4 - Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (Review)

Nov. 18, 2015

Is it just a bad B-movie? Or is there something in it that actually reflects Scouting in some way? Subscribe on iTunes Podcast Topic As was alluded to in Episode 3 , some of us were able to go and see Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse , a movie that pits — yes — Boy Scouts (it is set in the Uni…

Episode 3 - Scouting Uniforms as Halloween Costumes? Scouting in Minecraft?

Nov. 4, 2015

Should the Scout Uniform be worn as a Halloween costume? Also, we should have made a bigger deal out of JOTA-JOTI. This episode is a bit more off the cuff, so here's a list of topics discussed: Should the Scout Uniform be work as a Halloween costume? The new zombie movie, Scouts Guide to the Zombie…

Episode 2 - What’s That You’re Wearing?

Oct. 22, 2015

Why do Scouts wear uniforms? What are the essential components of a Scout uniform? We're discussing uniforms in this episode. If you look at the etymology of the word “uniform”, it basically means “one form”; it's an outward sign of the unity of a group, of the fact that they are all there for the …

Episode 1 - What Is Scouting?

Oct. 8, 2015

What exactly is Scouting? In this first Scouting Stuff You Should Know podcast, Ken, Colin, and Brian examine the question of just what Scouting is. We take a look at how some of the different Scouting movements around the world define it, and also refer back to Lord Baden Powell's Scouting for Boy…