Scouts Heritage wins National Lottery support to build better communities

The Scouts Heritage Service is delighted to announce it has received a National Lottery grant of £15,800 for an exciting and innovative heritage project, Moving Connections: Scouting and Displaced People. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project will begin in September 2018. The Scouts will work with the pioneering educational charity EmpathyLab. Children aged 9 – 11 years from Kenilworth Primary School, Hertfordshire will use objects…

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Young Carers enjoy a week of animation and action

Last week a group of nine 13 -17 years olds from Waltham Forest Young Carers spent four days at Gilwell Park exploring the stories behind the sculptures hidden around the grounds. Gilwell Park is scattered with sculptures; some have been gifted by other Scouting organisations, others created on site and some pre-date Gilwell’s Scouting life. What they all have in common is the amazing stories behind them.  From the majestic…

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