44th Blackpool Cubs are leading the way by bringing friends along to try out Scouting.
Over at 44th Blackpool Cubs, based at St John Vianney Parish Centre, they have been leading the way with recruitment by inviting their school friends to come along and try it out. By going round speaking to their fellow students, talking to their classes about what they do at Cubs, their young people brought a new friend to have a taste of Scouting.
Shanice, volunteer from 44th Blackpool Cubs, describes her time as a volunteer, “the best thing about being a volunteer is seeing what the young people get out of each night. Seeing new friendships form and teaching them new skills for life”.
That night the Cubs got stuck in with the Big Garden Birdwatch with the RSPB, making their very own bird feeders to help them see what birds they can spot in the neighbourhood and in their garden.
We know that Scouts empowers young people. They learn to ask the big questions, play their part, and think for themselves. It can help them to build confidence in themselves and stand up for what they believe in. Get stuck in yourself!
Youth Shaped Scouting
The more young people are involved in shaping their Scouting experiences the more they will get out of it, and the more likely they are to stay, do well and achieve their top awards.