Welcome to Scout Active Support!

Scout Fellowship has changed! Following a period of consultation and review, Scout Active Support becomes the new name from September 2009. Scout Active Support Units are:

  • Practical
  • Supportive
  • Pro-active
  • Adaptable
  • Sociable
  • Approachable

Why the new name?

The Fellowship has played an important role in The Scout Association for over 30 years and Scout Active Support will continue this tradition. In fact, over the last ten years, the phrase Active Support has run across all Fellowship communications, whether in the magazine, online, on resources or on merchandise. Although it is a new name, for this reason it should not feel new. It also describes the service Fellowship offers today much more accurately - a dynamic and practical support framework for local Scouting.

'The new name, Scout Active Support, we hope, is much more reflective of what these valuable groups of adults actually do - provide great support to local Scouting. As a concept, active support is not something new, and it is essential we keep the elements that are working well from Fellowship.'
Glenn Walker, UK Adviser Scout Active Support

Below are a number of resources including Scout Active Support Essentials: A Guide to Delivering Flexible Active Support to Scouting, details of the new structure, how the transition from Fellowship to Scout Active Support will work and a six posters advertising Scout Active Support.

Scout Active Support Essentials336.49 KB
What is Scout Active Support?12.73 KB
Why Change?125.77 KB
Background to Scout Active Support26.57 KB
Membership of Scout Active Support49.99 KB
Scout Active Support Structure386.5 KB
Scout Active Support Service Agreement15.34 KB
Scout Active Support Posters4.88 MB
Powerpoint Presentation Template1.17 MB

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