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Using camps to recruit parents: a guide

You don’t need convincing how wonderful Scouting is, and how offering it to more people is a good idea. If you need more adult volunteers, then using camps to involve parents should be an integral part of the recruitment process.

The most common plea from the leaders we talk to is that they need more adults to help run scout groups. But many leaders don’t have the confidence to ask. Use this guide to learn how.

You can also download a print-friendly version of the guide.

[User guide: There are three stages: before, at and after camp. Use the menu on the left hand side to go through the steps. There are also plenty of resources to help you with 'the ask' which apply to different stages of the process. You'll find these on the left hand side as well]

>> Five reasons to involve parents in your camp


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