New Assistant Area Commissioner (Events)

Bob, who has joined the BSO Team as the Assistant Area Commissioner (Events), has been involved in Scouting at a local levelinitially as the QM and then for the last five years as the Group Scout Leader of 1st Hedgerley. …

District Commissioner (France and Iberia)

We’re currently looking for a District Commissioner. This is a management role, and we need someone who can provide leadership, motivation and guidance to our other adult volunteers. For more information, please refer to the following documents which detail the…

MEET THE GROUP – 2nd Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia has its own scouts and guides associations. In addition to those, there are a few international scout groups including from the Boy Scouts of America and The Scout Association (UK). British Scouting Overseas has four groups in Kuala Lumpur&hel…

Natter with Nathan (December 2019)

Welcome to my first AC’s report. You’ll see the last few months have been a bit of a baptism of fire for me!
New Area Development Plan on a Page
With a new hand at the helm and numerous new…

Assistant Area Commissioner (Events)

Have you got the drive and skills to manage and promote events for our members in British Scouting Overseas?
As the result of years of successful events for BSO, with our not much anticipated summer Jamboree experiences (we’re at WINGS…

Area Treasurer

We’re banking on you!
Could you balance our books?
Are you good at keeping records and making sure things are just right?
We are looking for a new Treasurer to join the Area Executive Committee to manage our money and…

Welcome to BSO: Claire Maynard

We’re delighted to announce that Claire Maynard will be taking up the new post of Assistant Area Commissioner (Growth) for BSO. Claire has been working in a similar role with The Scouts for the East of England and was part…

Natter with Nathan

As your new Area Commissioner, I would firstly like to thank all those who sent kind words of support when my appointment was announced.  In recent years I have been very active organising BSO’s yearly summer camp and making sure…

New Area Scout Network Commissioner

We’re extremely pleased to announce that we have appointed Gillian Dick as British Scouting Overseas, new Area Scout Network Commissioner. Gillian is based in Glasgow and has a vast wealth of experience volunteering with the Guiding movement, including taking Guides…

New District Commissioner (Middle East)

We’re delighted to share that Jane Warne has been appointed by the Area Commissioner, Nathan Prince to the role of District Commissioner for Middle East.
Jane first joined scouting in 2000, as a parent to support her son’s local cub…

Assistant Area Commissioner (Growth)

We have an exciting opportunity to join the British Scouting Overseas team to lead a growth and development team to bring more British Scouting to the hundreds of young people on our want to join lists.
Role Description
To support…

Woodbadge Roll of Honour

Congratulations to all our adult volunteers below who have completed their woodbadge training over the last few months.
BSO Area
Rikki Bilvertsone (France & Iberia)
Dominic Afriat (Northern Europe)
Jos Wittevrongal (Northern Europe)
Steve Sutton (M…

BSO Area Network Commissioner

British Scouting Overseas Scout Network Commissioner
Outline: Assist in designated aspects of Scout Network within a County 
Responsible to: Deputy Area Commissioner – Matt Lightfoot
Main Contacts: Members of the Scout Network, District Explorer Scout Commissioners, District Commissioners, County Duke…

Boredom Busters

We’ve put together some of our favourite activities to do at home. There’s something for everyone, whatever the weather – and they count towards badges too.

Scouts at the Poles

Scouts often go to the ends of the earth to make things happen. But some take this more literally than others. Chris James pulls on his ski boots to discover the stories of Scouts who’ve ventured into the frozen wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctic in search of adventure