Yellow Card

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This NEW 2019 card contains essential information for all adults in Scouting. 

PLEASE KEEP IT WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES

Purple Card

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Safe Scouting 

& Emergency Procedures

POR

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Policy, Organisation and Rules (POR) defines the structure of Scouting

Adult Training & Permits

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To support adults in Scouting, the Association provides a comprehensive programme of training

Compass

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Compass is a free, secure tool from The Scout Association to help you keep track of your adult Members in Scouting

Scout Brand Centre

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Learn more about our brand and get all you need to create great communications

Safety Checklist

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Safety Checklist for Leaders

Nights Away

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The link below has everything a Leader needs for anything to do with Nights Away

Programme Checkers

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Tool designed to help you to review your programme, and make sure that you are delivering quality Scouting

forms

Adult Information Form

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FOR ALL  ADULTS NEW TO SCOUTING

Data will be added to Compass and used to complete a DBS check

Change of Role

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If you have a role in Scouting and you would like to change please use the form and return to Group Scout Leader (Sam Elliott)

Appointment Review Form

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The review will help make the decision about whether or not to continue with the appointment, apply for a new role or to retire from Scouting.

Dorset County Events / Training Calendar

Please keep an eye out on events for all Scout Sections at the link below

Notable Dates

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MAY

5  First day of Ramadan

6  Early May Bank Holiday

6–12 Red Cross Week
6–12 Deaf Awareness Week
9 National Lost Sock Day
11 World Fair Trade Day
11–18 National Doughnut Week
12 National Children’s Day UK
12 National Limerick Day
13–19 Mental Health Awareness Week

17 Pizza Party Day
20–26 Dementia Action Week

25 May–2 June National Go Canoeing Week

27 Spring Bank Holiday
28 World Hunger Day
31 Laylat al-Qadr

JUNE

1–7 Volunteers’ Week
2 Coronation Day
4 Last day of Ramadan
4–5 Eid al-Fitr
5 World Environment Day
7 UK Chief Scout Bear Grylls’ birthday

8 World Oceans Day
8 The Queen’s official birthday

8–10 Shavuot
8–16 Bike Week
9 Whit Sunday
10–16 Diabetes Week
13 Cupcake Day (Alzheimer’s Society)

15 World Juggling Day
16 Trinity Sunday
16 Father’s Day
17–23 Refugee Week
18 Autistic Pride Day
20 Clean Air Day
21 Summer Solstice/Longest Day
28 Wallace & Gromit’s- Wrong Trousers Day

JULY

4 American Independence Day

6 Pride (London)
12 Battle of the Boyne
12–14 Gilwell 24

7 World Chocolate Day
16 Dharma Day
22 July–2 August 24th World Scout Jamboree

30 World Friendship Day

AUGUST

1 Scout Scarf Day
5 Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland)
10–11 Tisha B’Av
15 Feast of the Assumption
15 Raksha Bandhan
19 World Humanitarian Day
19 World Photography Day
22 National Burger Day
26 Summer Bank Holiday (England, Wales, NI)


A real-life adventure that fires up the imagination and gets you exploring the most interesting parts of the UK. Suitable for all ages 6-106.

If any leaders would like to do any of these please contact Sam Elliott (Group Scout Leader) and she can send over the pdf map and instructions!

Just follow the link to their website and pop in a location and see what is available!

List of Companies / Activities

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Scrap Store

Great for lots of craft materials for meetings and camps!

Keep an eye on on what they have:

https://www.facebook.com/DorsetScrapstore

We have purchased a Group membership, the card is in the badge cupboard. Please return after use!

http://dorsetscrapstore.org.uk

SCOUT ADVENTURES

Scout Adventures know the programmes inside out and can help you work towards badges and awards.

Buddens is currently run by Scout Adventures

https://www.scoutadventures.org.uk

Rockley Watersports

Offer reductions for all Scout sections

https://www.rockley.org/watersports

Planetarium Shows & Workshops

May need to hire a different hall for this (combine with another group perhaps) as our HQ may not be big enough

https://www.facebook.com/sciencezoneUK/

Email: sciencezoneuk@gnail.com

www.sciencezone.co.uk

Bradfords

We have a trade cash card for Bradfords thats kept in the badge cupboard. Please return after use!

https://www.bradfords.co.uk/branch-locator/blandfordforum

RNLI

Education pages on our website where you can find a variety of free orderable and downloadable resources: https://rnli.org/youth-education

Get out!

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Blandford Rocks!

In 2018 Blandford Scout Group created a community activity of decorating rocks and hiding them around town to help make the community smile. A facebook group was created to keep an eye on where rocks are being hid or where they are being found!

In the Woodhouse gardens a local resident has created a box to put the decorated stones in so that they can be taken by anyone to keep or rehide!

Treasure Trails

A real-life adventure that fires up the imagination and gets you exploring the most interesting parts of the UK. Suitable for all ages 6-106.

If any leaders would like to do any of these please contact Sam Elliott (Group Scout Leader) and she can send over the pdf map and instructions!

Just follow the link to their website and pop in a location and see what is available!

Anti-Bullying Poster (pdf)

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