Is Empowerment Present in the Youth Programme?
In front of you is EuroScoutDoc on Youth Empowerment presence in the Youth Programme. In Scouting, youth empowerment is, simultaneously, the purpose (our Mission), the educational approach (our Method) and the aimed result (the individual development process of each scout that allows him or her to become an adult self-fulfilled as individual and playing a constructive role in society).
Through its youth programme, Scouting aims to contribute to young people’s personal development (i.e. to empower young people for life), using Scout Method which promotes an
increasing and upgrading youth involvement, since very early ages, with adult support decreasing and allowing a larger youth autonomy and responsibility, transforming youth participation into youth leadership.