Inspirations, Attitudes & Beliefs (VL3)

You will need

  • Computer


Please ensure that you are following safe distancing guidelines.


1. As a patrol, watch/read a speech, movie, book or play together that is approved by your Scout Leader.
– Identify the theme of the literature chosen
– Discuss and debate on the learning points of the literature.
– Based on the learning points that are brought up, what lesson can be taken away?
– How can the patrol use the lesson to progress through their journey in their scouting life? (i.e. how can the patrol work together better based on the lesson learnt?)


  • 1i. Why is it important to enrich one’s life with speech, movies, books or plays?
  • 1ii. In your opinion, what is one literature (Books, speech, movies, play) that interests you but you do not have a chance to see/hear it yet, and why? 


To run this at the troop level with all patrols being monitored by the SPL/TL as per patrol level instructions.



  • Social Development
    Scouts will understand the meaning and interpretations behind their chosen piece of literature. Scouts will also learn to be open towards different opinions from their patrol members during this activity. Lastly, Scouts will understand their place in relation to their Scouting life and how the chosen piece of literature can teach lessons to help them progress.
  • Intellectual Development
    Scouts will learn to analyse and understand their chosen piece of literature. Scouts will also be able to pick out possible learning points from their chosen piece of literature and take away some lessons to assist their intellectual development.
  • Character Development
    Scouts will learn the meaning behind their chosen piece of literature to develop their critical thinking skills. Scouts will be able to understand how their chosen piece of literature is relevant to them with regard to the values portrayed.
  • Emotional Development
    Scouts will create a sense of self-awareness and reach a state of self-maturity through understanding their chosen piece of literature. Scouts will be able express their opinions among their patrol and learn to respect to opinions of others.

Activity Counts Towards

1. Literature Review
Review a speech, movie, book or play that has impacted you and explain how it has shaped your life’s perspective.
The theme can be about the environment, education and development, youths, social entrepreneurship, Life purpose, etc.

2. I’m your Buddy
Be a buddy to a junior Scout in your Troop for at least THREE months
Share with him your experiences / perspectives on Scouting, and relate them to the Scout Promise & Law. Share the challenges you've faced and how you overcame them in the presence of a Scout Leader.