District Commissioner’s New Year Message
'As we enter 2019, we have lots to look forward as we continue to grow, offering excitement and challenges to our young people and delivering quality Scouting.
This year we have new Scouting events, and new competitions and trophies to be won.
I wish you all lots of success, enjoyment, and rewarding times through Scouting and in your personal lives in 2019'
Every child has the right to an adventure. Life is about grabbing opportunities. The prizes don’t always go to the biggest, the best and the strongest – they go to those who persevere. These are simple life lessons that Scouting teaches.
Scouts today are full of fun, adventure and excitement. I’m so proud to wear Baden-Powell’s Silver Wolf, but more importantly, the scarf.
Scouting’s 500,000 members are an inspiration. It's great to see it. It's all about friendship and fun and adventure – people who might not normally have the chance for adventure. Scouts are shining lights in their communities.
Two things matter in life: following your dreams and looking after your friends. This is what I love about Scouting. It’s about doing great things, loving and enjoying the great adventures and helping others to do the same.
I want the public to know how Scouting continues to open young people’s eyes to a world of extraordinary promise and possibilities.