Browsing articles tagged with " Modern Scouting"

Becoming a leader

Dec 17, 2011   //   by louise   //   blogs, Leading, Scouting, Sindal (ICOM)  //  No Comments

I have never dreamt of being a leader. Whenever I became a leader it was either of necessity or impatience. If my patrol leader did nothing but show up, I ended up taking over. If no one else wanted to do it, well it had to be done. And suddenly I became a leader by choice…

Scouting again, scouting for Christmas

Dec 13, 2011   //   by louise   //   blogs, Sindal (ICOM)  //  No Comments

Within one week I rejoined my old scout group, went out after Christmas trees, dressed up as a nisse(Danish Christmas gnome) in order to hand out hotwine and cakes at a local shop, then I went to a Christmas meeting and taught the scouts the Estonian island game, dressed up as a nun and made a mouse in disguise reveal Thursday’s lottery numbers, and signed up for one day of selling Christmas trees and lottery tickets dressed as myself… 


First tasks

Oct 5, 2011   //   by louise   //   News  //  No Comments

MEETING YOU PHASE 1st of October – 31st of December

First of all a warm welcome to the Leadership Project. We hope this project will challenge you and give your leader skills and scouting something new.

First Task: It has 4 parts. In your patrol you arrange a meeting and then you plan your tasks from there onwards. If you want to, you can invite one team-member from the Leadership Project to your first meeting/or online, so as to help you get started. On you first meeting in your patrol, we would like you to make a time table for when you are going to finish off the different parts and send them to info(a) :

Soon, very soon my friends

Sep 22, 2011   //   by louise   //   News  //  No Comments

I am currently writing from a basement with a lousy internet connection, Northern Jutland, Denmark. These days the mailboxes of our ICOM (our international head ‘patrol’) is filling up with applications for the project. Of course we are hoping to have a full 100 people joining our project. But less can do, as long as they are willing to be challenged. In the head patrol we have been discussing and planning since February and it is funny to finally reach the time when we are going to DO something and not just talk about it.

The feeling must be even better to the two parents of this brain child. Personally, I am looking forward to meeting some of all of you, getting mails, answering questions, inspirering and scouting with you, in life on the internet. We are, after all, modern scouts.

So, lets do some modern scouting!