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Typhoon in Philippines: a Scouting response

Most of us will have seen on the news the dreadful scenes from the Philippines. On Friday, Typhon Haiyan made landfall, causing widespread devastation. This is the largest tropical storm on record and it’s feared that more than 10,ooo people

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Posted in Activities, Beaver Scouts, Bedford Scout Groups, Bedfordshire Scouts, Cub Scouts, Explorers, International, News, Volunteering

Outdoor First Aid course offer at Caldecotte Xperience

Safety is at the heart of every Scouting activity. The Scout Association has clear guidance on what level of First Aid knowledge is required for what circumstances. As part of our training within Scouting, adult volunteers should try to do

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Posted in Activities, Adult training, Canoeing, Hiking

Scouts can do shooting: if leaders are prepared

Any Scout leaders in Bedfordshire who want to include shooting in their programme should be well instructed in the use of firearms, and must follow the rules regarding shooting in Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association (POR) which

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Posted in Activities, Safety, Shooting, Training

You determine your Path

The Path The Path is not always clear, It’s not always easy. There will be obstacles, You will walk in the shadows as well as the light. Achievement isn’t gifted to you, It’s not something in your DNA. You earn

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