Dodo Challenge Badge

Many of you may have known Anne Eldred, who was a Rainbow Leader - known as Dodo - in Kennet Vale for 20 years. Sadly, last year she lost her battle with cancer, but she left her friends and fellow leaders with a desire to share her love for life with as many people as possible. They have created the Dodo Challenge Badge, which celebrates all the things Anne loved about living.

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SkyCamp at Paccar Scout Camp

Senior Section members: how do you fancy spending a weekend living in the trees?

From 29th September to 1st October, Paccar Scout Camp in Chalfont St Peter, Bucks, are running a SkyCamp weekend. The challenge is to spend the weekend off the ground, living, eating, sleeping in the trees on “SkyBases” you have to build! It’s a brilliant weekend that’s lots of fun, and there will be a practice day in advance where staff from the site are on hand to help and advise so everyone can “have a go” first.

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Berkshire Leaders Head to Kenya

A group of five leaders from across Berkshire have headed off to a classroom in East Africa this summer, where they are currently undertaking a voluntary service project in schools in Kenya.

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Bracknell Brownie Donates Hair to Charity

A Bracknell Brownie gave her long plaits the chop during a Brownie meeting to donate her hair and raise £260 for Little Princess Trust, a charity which provides real hair wigs for children suffering from hair loss.

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Caversham and Earley Leaders Take on Pretty Muddy!

Caversham Leaders Kathleen Moore, Catherine Dunford and Kim Hurst along with Earley Leader Sarah Jenkins raised more than £1000 for Cancer Research UK when they took part in Pretty Muddy – a 5K obstacle course in Reading’s Prospect Park on 15th July.

Well done, everyone!

Pictured left to right: Kathleen, Sarah, Catherine and Kim.


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