Appeal - Let There Be Light Again - Please Help

The young people of Crawley have lost the use of a magical outdoor place after the theft of the main electrical cable in to the local Scout campsite in recent weeks. At some point during the last week of September metal thieves disconnected and stole 150m of high voltage copper cable from the Pease Pottage location, disabling the security measures that were in place. Please click here for more information and donate to help us get this amazing facility back into operation as quickly as possible. 

Young Leader Missions

Mission 3

Task – to take the section’s programme ideas to a programme planning meeting.

To be included

  • Ask the young people in the section for ideas for the programme
  • Attendance and contribution at a meeting (eg programme planning, District or County meeting, leaders’ meeting)


  • Attend a section planning meeting
  • Plan and run a meeting (for example, section planning forum)
  • Decide who should attend a meeting and invite them
  • Organise and run a forum for the young people in your section, taking their ideas and suggestions and giving them to the Section Leader
  • Organising for someone to take notes/minutes/points of action
  • Plan and run the Sixers/PLs’ Forums for two terms, and ensure that the young people in the section understand how they can input their ideas into the section programme
  • Any other ideas, subject to agreement with the ESL (YL) and SL

Using your training
Things to think about:

  • What is your role in the meeting? (Module G and H)
  • How are you going to ask the young people for their ideas? (Module I and E)
  • How are you going to feed back the information? (Module I)
  • The logistics of the meeting: is the proposed date/location convenient for the majority of people? (Module G and H)

To be discussed with either ESL (YL), SL or YLU:

  • What have I done?
  • Why did I do it?
  • What did I want to achieve?
  • What did the section members get from it?
  • What did I learn from it?
  • What would I do differently next time?
  • How do I feel about it now?

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