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Youth Shaped Scouting in Peak District Scouts

Scouting is shaped by young people in partnership with adults.  We call this Youth Shaped Scouting.  To ensure that young people are able to contribute to all aspects of their Scouting journey each section holds regular ‘You Shape’ Scouting sessions whereby our Young people input and shape our programme, activities and individual sessions.

We are currently recruiting a District Youth Commissioner (previously Katie Brewster whose 3 year term has now expired). The role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience locally.  The remit is to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities. The role  is a member of the District Leadership Team (age range for the role is 18-24 (and works in partnership with the District Commissioner and Chairperson of the District Executive Committee to deliver youth shaped scouting.

Katie on her silver Dofe

Katie on her silver DofE expedition, near Shap.

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