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#YouShape Month 2018

Its back again for 2018 to build on the success of the past few years. 2018 will focus on forums for all sections. We want improve the quality and quantity of sectional Youth Shaped Scouting, through Patrol Leader's forums and Sixers meetings for instance, where young people get to express their ideas and gain more leadership opportunities. The district is running the 'wear their necker' experience again - see a young person take over from Keith and Stewart for a month!

Trustee Week 2017

Its #trusteeweek and we want to shout out our fab district exec!

Scottish Network Burns Supper

The annual and highly prestigious Scottish Network Burns Supper is coming to Gordon Network!

District Advisory Group - GO!

Gordon District have started one their path to meaningful youth involvement by setting up their district advisory group.

International Camps Selection 2017

Application forms are attached for both next summer’s Scottish International Patrol Jamborette Blair Atholl (16-27th July 2018) and the 2019 World Jamboree (22nd July – 2nd August 2019) Anyone who’s eligible may apply to both events by completing both of the application forms, but due to our wish to give as many people as possible an international experience , they will only be chosen for one event. As places are limited at these events the District will be holding a joint selection camp on the 23rd to 24th September. Anyone applying to these events must be able to attend the selection camp.

District Commissioner

An update on the DC position in Gordon

Diving

Some information about Scuba Diving

Upcoming Events

Mar
04
There will be a First Aid course run for YLs on Sunday 4th March at Inverurie Scout Hut. It is an all day 6 hour course. As there are only 12 places, priority will be given to YLs who have already done other modules and particularly if this is the last module they require. Any spare spaces will be offered to adults at a later date.
Mar
13
Mar 13th 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The now annual District wide cub quiz is being held on Tuesday 13th March at Tullynessle Hall (nr Alford - AB33 8QN) for the Cub Section. The quiz will kick off at 7:00pm (arrive from 6:30pm) until 8:30pm with a short break in the middle to have some snacks.
Apr
15
Are you planning a trip away with young people? Come along to the Visits Abroad course to learn about updates to the Visits Abroad process and gain practical tips and guidance on how to make the most of your experience. £5 cost and booking is on line at the Scouts Scotland website
May
11
May 11th 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Annual Camping Competition at Daviot
Sep
15
Fordell Firs
Sep 15th - All Day
ScoutFest – festival for adults will take place at Scout Adventures Fordell Firs on 15-16 September 2018. ScoutFest is going to be something for adult members. A whole weekend of skills development opportunities, training, programme ideas, social events, camping, and loads more! See https://www.scouts.scot/ for more information
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  • April 26, 2016
    That's it looking like it's all systems go. The new team of DDC's met last night and jobs allocated. A full announcement will be made soon.
  • April 25, 2016
    The DC had a good time at Methlick Troop camp, with Martin camp leader for the first time. Good luck in your assessment.
  • April 25, 2016
    Well done to Alan Mann in gaining his wood badge after completing all his training quite a while back. Congratulations.
  • April 16, 2016
    Good day at Templars for the Wooly Jumper. Always a good event and plenty Gordon participants. Thanks to Aberdeen District for organising.
  • April 13, 2016
    Congratulation to Colin Cribbes on gaining his wood badge. Well done Sir. Keep up the good work at Kintore and beyond.

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