GSL Essentials (Buckinghamshire)
Sunday, 28 September 2014 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)
This one day workshop has been designed with newly appointed Group Scout Leaders (GSL) in mind. However, we are also happy to welcome those who have been in the role for a while and would like an update, those undertaking parts of the role as an Assistant Group Scout Leader (or similar), and anyone interested in knowing more about the GSL role.
The role of the GSLThe day covers key areas of the GSL role including:
- Executives and AGMs
- Adult recruitment, induction, retention and review
- Scouting safely
- Introduction to development planning
The scout headquarters is located within the school grounds and not immediately obvious! To reach the HQ enter the car park through the school gate, turn left through the car park and at the end, at the service road, turn right. This will lead you to the youth centre and the scout building is on the left down a small service road.
Please park either in a small court yard by the youth centre or the main car park and walk to the HQ.
Dress code: This is an informal workshop so uniform is not needed. We would suggest smart casual clothing.
Bring: A note pad and pen. You will be given a copy of the 'GSL Essentials' and other supporting materials.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available at intervals during the day.
Lunch: A free buffet style lunch (sandwiches, crisps, fruit) will be provided.
Special requirements: If you have any specific dietary or any other special requirments for the day, please include as much information as possible in the registration form. Alternatively, please contact us by email.
When & Where
The Scout Association - South East England Regional Development Service
The main focus of the Regional Development Service (RDS) is the development and growth of Scouting in local communities.
The service covers the nine Scout Counties that make up the South East England Region; Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.
We are a small team of development officers who provide direct advice and support to Groups, Districts and Counties. To find out more about the team and how we can support Scouting locally, take a look at this Regional Development Service webpage.