Use Your Initiative
Completing an Initiative Course is a pre-requisite for achieving your Queen’s Scout Award. 'Use your Initiative (101 ideas for initiative courses)' is one of a series of Gauntlet publications, and aims to give Venturer Scouts some ideas and practical hints on how to organise and run their own Initiative Course. It provides information on the principals and objectives of an Initiative Course, the ways such a course can be structured, as well as offering ideas for activities and incidents that can be included. These ideas cover themes such as ‘Food and Cooking’, ‘First Aid and Emergencies’, and ‘Navigation and Map-Work’. This is a fantastic resource for a Unit Leader, and, if put to use, could greatly assist a unit in achieving their Initiative badges.