About Scouts Digital

Welcome to The Scout Association Digital Blog. We, the Digital Team, have created this blog to keep you up to date with what’s happening with all things digital across Scouting. We hope you will find the information on here both useful and interesting. If you want to be kept updated about new blog posts, you can subscribe to receive email updates.

We welcome you to leave comments and feedback on any posts — look at the bottom of the post for the comments form. You’ll need to provide your name and email address when commenting.

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This blog is moderated so all comments are reviewed and approved (if they meet the house rules below) before they appear online. We try to do this in a timely manner, however there may be some delay between when you add a comment and when it appears online. If your comment is not approved, you will be notified and allowed to edit it. Please be aware that it will be seen by a human being, so be sensible!

House rules

To encourage contributions from members by making this a friendly space, here are our rules.

Comments will not be approved if they:

  • are considered likely to disrupt, provoke, attack or offend others
  • are racist, sexist, homophobic, sexually explicit, abusive or otherwise objectionable
  • contain swear words or other language likely to offend
  • break the law or condone or encourage unlawful activity – this includes breach of copyright, defamation and contempt of court
  • advertise products or services for profit or gain
  • seem to impersonate someone else
  • include contact details such as phone numbers, postal or email addresses
  • are written in anything other than English
  • describe or encourage activities which could endanger the safety or wellbeing of others
  • are considered to be ‘spam’, that is posts containing the same, or similar, content posted multiple times
  • are considered to be off-topic for the blog discussion

Please note that these rules also apply to rich media submissions such as images, video and audio clips, as well as content associated with you such as avatar images.