A family of service, sea and Scouting.

Written by Tahirah Abrahams, 2nd Plumstead Scout Group Gilzean “Gilly” Reid Sasman is a well know Sea Scouter in Western Cape Scouting. His life revolves around family, community, the sea and Scouts. Gilly hails from a long line of sea-faring Scouts. I sat down with him to find out how Scouting has impacted the Sasman family’s…

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National Youth Forum postponed

SCOUTS South Africa’s National Youth Forum, which was due to take place in March 2021, has been postponed due to ongoing Covid-19 safety precautions. The event will run at the next available opportunity, which may be towards the end of this year. Unfortunately an online event is not possible due to difficulties that many of our members experience in…

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Scout Challenges

  COVID-19 Awareness Badge SCOUTS SA has introduced a COVID-19 Awareness Badge for all youth branches. Find the Scouts’ badge requirements here. Scouts#GlobalGoals Earn your SDG Champion badge by completing the Sustainable Development Goals challenges below! 2021 SDG Challenge Goals 6, 7, 8 and 11) can be found HERE 2020 SDG Challenge (Goals 5,13,14 and…

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Lekgotla 2021

  My thanks to all members who gave up their time to join in the Virtual National Partnership Conference Lekgotla. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the event was held virtually on the 6th of March 2021 on Zoom, with a combination of virtual breakout rooms for people who were joining from home and small group…

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Challenge Awards

COVID-19 Awareness Badge SCOUTS SA has introduced a COVID-19 Awareness Badge for all youth branches. Find the Rover badge requirements here. Messengers of Peace Log your community service hours and find out more about the Messengers of Peace badge here! Water Champ Challenge Track your steps with this form: Water Saver Challenge Badge – Rovers&Adults v01.0…

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