Following the success of our first series of DESC support Webinars in early 2017, The Scout Associations, Regional Services team, are once again running a series of 4 Webinars to support those adults involved in the management of Explorer Scouts.

The sessions are for:

DESCs, DESAs, YLLs and those individuals DCs would like to attend.  ACC Explorer Scouts are also welcome to attend.

The sessions will be run on

Monday               6th November 2017

Monday               13th November 2017

Monday               20th November 2017

Monday               27th November 2017

Each session will start at 7.00pm and last 1 hour.

If you would like to attend please register via this link.

Once you have registered on Eventbrite you will be sent the links to the Webinars 7 days prior to each session.  You only need to register once on Eventbrite for all 4 sessions and then once you have received the session link register on Go to Webinar for each session. If you can’t attend any of the sessions still please register as you will still receive a copy of the recording and all of the resources.

The session content is:

Session 1

  • Role of the DESC

Leading the Group

Policies of the Scout Association

Building a Team

  • Support and Resources

Structure of National HQ

County Support

  •  Young Leaders

What is the Young Leaders Scheme?

Session 2

  • Reviewing and Managing your Provision

Session 3

  • Youth Recruitment and Retention
  • Executive Committees

Role of the Executive Committee

Membership of the Executive Committee and the Appointment of Members

How the Executive Committee supports Explorer Scouts

Session 4

  • Developing and Growing your Provision

Development Toolkit


Planning Matrix

  • Q&A Session

Please direct any questions or comments to Peter Thorpe.