Ideas Explosion

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Getting ideas down for the programme planning quickly and with individual inputs for smaller Scout groups (could be done per-patrol for larger groups)


Print-outs of each of the badges
A poster-size board of the six zones
Post-it notes
Pens / pencils


1. Each scout is given a pen or pencil
2. A leader calls out one of the programme zones
3. Scouts have 3 minutes to write as many activity ideas (one per note) and post them in the relevant zone
4. Repeat for each zone
5. Identify similar or identical ideas and discuss priorities


  • Programme planning

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