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America - here we come!
18/07/2019 By Martin Wesley

It's almost here! This weekend our contingent flies out to the USA to enjoy the 24th World Scout Jamboree and have the experience of a lifetime. Since 2017, the forty youth members and their four Leaders have been preparing for this moment, not just with skills but also raising all the money needed to fund them. Well done all of you! 

Looks like they are all in for an exciting time. Here is a brief overview of their itinerary:

  • 20th July – Meet Leslie Sell. Bus to Heathrow. Overnight stay at Rutgers University
  • 21st July – New York sightseeing day. Ferry to New Jersey. Coach to overnight stop (Shepherd Uni)
  • 22nd July – Travel to Summit Bechtel. Check-in to WSJ!
    • 23rd July – Opening ceremony
    • 24th July - Mount Jack Experience
    • 26th July – Cultural Celebration Day
  • 2nd August – Depart WSJ to Maryland Uni
  • 3rd August – Washington DC sightseeing day. Tri-nation celebration in evening
  • 4th August – Orioles Stadium for Baseball game
  • 5th August – Travel to Canada for HoHo (St Catharines, Ontario)
  • 6th August – Niagara Falls sightseeing day
  • 7th August – Camp Wetaskiwin Day
  • 8th August – Travel to USA. Flight from Newark 22:00 VS002 arrive 10:05 GMT
  • 9th August – Travel to Bromham. Home. Sleep?


Here's to three life-changing weeks of adventure!

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Queen's Scout Awards
29/04/2019 By Martin Wesley

Congratulations to those members of our County who attended the annual St George's Day event at Windsor Castle yesterday. You all look very smart and are a credit to us all.

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Welcome to our new website
12/02/2019 By Martin Wesley

We’ll be using the website to promote ourselves, recruit youth members and leaders, advertise events, keep you informed of our news and display our photo albums. 

It's very much a work in progress so please feel free to send us items to put on here, especially photographs to show how much fun we all have Scouting in Bedfordshire!

Keep visiting the website to stay up to date.

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June Training Academy
18/01/2019 By Martin Wesley

We're holding a Training Academy on June 22nd/23rd at Rufus Centre.

To support our adults in Scouting, this weekend provides a comprehensive programme of training to build on existing skills and knowledge and develop new competencies.

There's a wide array of courses on offer to help you complete adult training modules.

To sign-up for courses, please visit our Training Diary

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