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This one day workshop has been designed for District Explorer Scout Leaders
It complements the DESC Essentials – an induction document for new DESCs
This one day workshop has been designed with newly appointed District Explorer Scout Leaders (DESCs) in mind.
However, we are also happy to welcome anyone interested in knowing more about the DESC role.
The day will cover-
- The role of the DESC
- Executive Support & Finance
- Managing your Units
- Scouting Safely
- The support available to you
- Development Planning
The day also includes free time to enable you to chat and network with other DESC’s from across the East Midlands.
There will also be an opportunity to chat to the Regional Services Team who can offer support and advice on all aspects of recruitment and development within Scouting. There will also be a resource area for you to obtain samples of free resources that are available.
The day will begin with coffee, registration from 8:30am with a prompt 9:00am start. We expect the day to end at approx 4:30pm.
The event is free to attend and lunch and all refreshments are provided.
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Dress code: This is an informal workshop so uniform is not needed. We would suggest smart casual clothing.
Bring: You may bring an I-pad or tablet if you prefer to make notes in this manner, pens and paper will be provided along with a copy of DESC Essentials.
Tea, coffee, soft drinks and biscuits will be available during the day.
Lunch: Lunch is provided for you free of charge and is usually a buffet style lunch.
Special requirements: If you have any specific dietary or any other special requirements that will aid your enjoyment of the day, please include as much information as possible in the registration form. Alternatively, please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
East Midlands Regional Services Team
The Scout Association – East Midlands Regional Services Team
The main focus of the Regional Services Team (RST) is the development and growth of Scouting in local communities.
The service covers the five Scout Counties that make up the East Midlands Region; Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire.
We are a small team of Growth & 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 the Regional Services Team webpage.