Weekly Virtual Campfire Chats

After the success of the daily National Virtual Campfire Chats, we want to continue to engage and chat with our senior Scouts and Adult volunteers on a regular basis.

We are looking forward to chatting with you every Thursday at 7 PM on zoom.

To join:

Upcoming topics include:

We are compiling the list of exciting topics for the rest of the year. If you have something you would like to chat to your Scouting peers about, please let us know by emailing Joy Hutchinson.


  • 26th November  Why Mentors are important – Rochelle Booyens
  • 19th November  The Jamboree Story – Gary Pienaar
  • 12th November  Drumming – Silvia Ludwig
  • 5th November Gender Diversity – Paige Langley


  • 29th October  Safe Scouting – Gary Pienaar
  • 22nd October  Promise and Law – Dave Osmond
  • 15th October  Worm farms, benefits and how to create them – Gavin Penkin
  • 08th October  Flame of Friendship – London to Mafeking 1985   (video of the event)
  • 01st October  NGO Keep The Dream196 & their longstanding partnership with SSA – Chief Scout Brendon Hausberger and Louise Batty


  • 24th September  SSA Online Resource Wiki and how members can contribute – Ryan Hultzer
  • 17th September  Senior Scout Adventure Cederberg – Nigel Foreshaw
  • 10th September  PR & the importance of your stories/photos for the visibility of Scouting – Natasha Kayle
  • 03rd September  Scouting in Schools – the different models used in different Regions – Paddy,  Christopher and Lucy


  • 27th August Scouting under Lockdown Level 2 – Chief Scout Brendon Hausberger.
  • 20st August  All you want to know about “Water Activities” – Alan Ford
  • 13th August Rainbow Café – Lawrence Stanton
  • 06th August  Duty to God – Helen Nel


  • 30th July Teaching CPR and First Aid Properly – Martin Botha
  • 23rd July  BSA Summer Camps – the fun and friendship along the way! – Andrea Watson & Dan Busby
  • 16th July  What’s available at Kandersteg Switzerland – James (PR & Marketing Manager)
  • 09th July  Alumni Network – Dave Osmond (rescheduled from 18 June)
  • 02nd July  Parent involvement in Scouts – Gary Pienaar


  • 25th June  Biokinetics, why it is good for you! – Mark Stevens
  • 18th June  Teaching vs Learning – Gavin Penkin (rescheduled from 9 July)
  • 11th June  Board-games – Gavin Penkin
  • 04th June  Scout Adventure Centres in the UK – all you need to know! – Asa Gurden


  • 28th May   Air Scouts – what you can do,  upcoming events and ideas – Lance Weston
  • 21st May   Successful Distant Scouting – Andrew Campbell
  • 14th May   KNP Honoury Rangers – Felix Ernst
  • 07th May   Learn more about the Goosechase Scavenger Hunt – Kirshner de Villiers