New District Commissioner (Northern Europe)

My name is Paul Kanikowski, more commonly known in Scouting circles as PK, and I’m delighted to be appointed the District Commissioner for the Northern Europe District of BSO.   I know I will have a tough act to follow on…

Natter with Nathan May 2020

It is an unfortunate that BSO has probably been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic more than any other part of the UK Scout Association. In January we had the first China-based BSO Groups forced shut by the pandemic and I’m…

Assistant Area Commissioner (Growth and Development)

We have a fantastic, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join our Area Team.
Do you have the skills and drive to lead a team to grow and develop BSO, helping to startup new groups and supporting recently opened groups.
Volunteering…

Area Trainers (Section Leader Training)

An opportunity to become a trainer within the area and for the support of the districts, to be able to present training sessions and to assist and support a Training Manager and their training teams, with the provisions of various…

BSO Area Virtual Camp

BSO will be holding an Area Virtual (or Real if you live in a country where the lockdown has been eased) Camp on 12th/13th(Middle East District) and 13th/14th (for other Districts) June 2020 to celebrate The Queen’s Birthday and Trooping…

District Commissioner

Could you be BSO Northern Europe’s next District Commissioner?
The Role
Information about this role is available in the Role Description for a District Commissioner‍
Volunteering
With full support and award winning training, you can volunteer on a flexible basis.…

Welcome: Irina Krishan (Training Team)

BSO are pleased to welcome Irina Krishnan who joins the BSO Training Team with a focus on designing and leading the online delivery of training modules across BSO.  Irina has been in Scouting since 2014 as a Section Assistant with…

St George’s Day BSO Area Virtual Camp

25th/26th April 2020
BSO will be holding an Area Virtual Camp on 25th/26th April 2020 to celebrate St George’s Day. St George is the patron saint of England and according to legend tamed and slew a dragon that demanded human…

Natter with Nathan March 2020

This awful pandemic has re-written the way that we interact and the ways in which we go about our daily lives. We are facing challenging and uncertain times and as Scout Leaders I believe we have a moral obligation to…

BSO Events March 2020

Bob Thorpe
Assistant Area Commissioner (Events)
Introduction
It probably seems a funny time for me to be communicating with you about events, when we are living through such difficult and troubled times. However, this is just the time when we…

Jamboree on the Internet

JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) Special Event takes place on weekend of 3rd – 5th April and this will be a fantastic chance to interactive with Scouts from all over the world.  As the tag line for JOTI, on their…

New District Commissioner (France & Iberia)

From today, during the France & Iberia AGM, BSO welcomed Jose Bernabe Munoz, known as ‘Pepe’ into the Area Team as the new District Commissioner for France & Iberia. Pepe originally comes from Murcia in Spain and has been actively…

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…