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  • 2017 Scouting Events Covered

    There are Scout Jamborees taking place in every corner of the World in 2017 and Scouting Radio will bring you the latest from all the campsites with live broadcasts.
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  • Our Official App

    Download the official Scouting Radio app for your Android phone and listen to Scouting Radio live or our shows on demand. Available for free from the Google Play Store.
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  • Listener Supported Radio

    We're a volunteer station funded by you - the Scouting Radio listener through donations and purchases on our online store.
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  • If its Scouting we have it covered!

    24 hour Internet Radio on the Scout Movement with reports of Scout camps, jamborees and events throughout the World
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Broadcasting since 2005

The History

Scouting Radio began test transmissions in December 2004. We officially launched on Founders Day 22nd February 2005. Since our launch Scouting Radio has been awarded several accolades for our high quality, 24 hour radio broadcast for Scouts throughout the world.

August 1st 2007 was recognised as the centenary of Scouting and globally Scouts renewed their Scout promise at Sunrise. Scouting radio gained global media recognition as we broadcast the Scouting sunrise from every time zone of the world. Our audio feed was carried by major media outlets in the US, Europe and Canada. Our streaming hit the hundreds of thousands during this 24 hour period. 

Our Programming

Scouting Radio's programming is entertaining and inspirational with talk shows about Scouting and Guiding from around the World. 

During the past 11 years Scouting Radio have covered European Jamborees, World Jamborees, hundreds of Cub Scout Arrow of Light ceremonies in the USA,  Pinewood Derbies, pioneering competitions, local hikes, district camps, Rover Moots and Scouts that deserve recognition. 

Whether it is water activities, land activities and air activities involving the Scout Movement, we aim to be covering the event with our team of volunteer reporters from around the globe.

During the Kudu Call, our breakfast show we play inspirational music, from Scout campfires or up and coming bands who were or are involved with the Movement plus a selection of positive mainstream hits.

Our Values

  • Trust is the foundation of the Scouting Radio: we are independent, impartial and honest.
  • Scouting is at the heart of everything we do.
  • We take pride in delivering quality broadcasts on the Scouting Movement 24 hours a day.

Station Endorsements

Scouting Radio is proud to be endorsed by the Honorable Michael Baden-Powell. Grandson of the Founder of Scouts. Michael is a large supporter to our station and we thank him for his continued endorsement.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to:

  • Provide – the latest news and information on the Scout Movement 24 hours a day. Our shows are available live through our official website, our android app and on demand podcasts. 
  • Serve – the Scouting Movement with distinctive programming, which honestly informs and contributes to the entertainment, education and development of the Scout Movement
  • Foster – the Scout Movement. We assist with fundraising events for several Scout groups and charities every year. 
  • Work – as “Messengers of Peace” by promoting dialogue, encouraging listener feedback on our programmes, offering open discussions on Scout related topics and by acting as a forum for people who typically lack media access.
  • Ensure – Scouting Radio are independent and are not connected directly to any Scout Association or World Scout body. With this approach we are editorially independent, accountable, transparent and participatory in our broadcasts.  
  • Support –  the role of the volunteers and staff of Scouting Radio. community building values, multiculturalism and linguistic diversity
  • Promote – the development and use of new technologies, communication and information technology for Scouting. 

 

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Our Listener figures and followers continue to grow

Our listener figures rank in the hundreds of thousands worldwide through our live programming and on demand shows available via our official site or on our smart phone app available on the Google Play Store. We boast a Twitter following of over 100,000 followers.

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Our Vision

To be  recognised as the number 1 media outlet for the Scouting Movement through our 24 hour broadcasts

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Listener supported, Independent Radio

All members of our team our volunteers who dedicate their time to Scouting Radio for the joy they receive from the game of Scouting. We work from advertisements and donations to fund the station. We thank all our listeners who purchase items from our online store, the businesses who advertise with us and those who donate to keep our station broadcasting 24 hours a day 7 days a week.