Wired for adventure: An interview with Scouting CDO Lara Burns

'We’re about skills for life'

Tom Allen
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Wired for adventure: An interview with Scouting CDO Lara Burns

Asked to think about The Scouts and most of us will call to mind images of bivouacs, woggles and campfires. Tech doesn’t really get a look in.

But in a world that is very much digital, Scouting has to move with the times. "We're about skills for life, so we need to be teaching young people stuff which fits into the world that they will...

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