What is Youth Shaped Scouting?
Youth Shaped Scouting is the idea that Scouting is a Youth Movement and should be shaped by the Young People. Adults should only be here to guide the Young people and ensure that they are kept safe. The Young People should have an input into what they do on a weekly basis, where they go on camps and how major decisions are made.
As one Explorer said: “Scouting is like play-doh, Young People have to shape and mould it”
What about YouShape?
YouShape Month is run throughout February, as a time to focus in on getting Young People in Scouting involved in shaping their experience
Activity ideas and resources for Youth Shaped Scouting are available from: