Scouts did first aid training in Donadea on Saturday. This is an outdoor based first aid qualification for people working and leading in the outdoors. It is Rescue Emergency Care Training. We started at 8.30 and finished at 5. Scouts got to role play both the rescuer and casualty. We worked indoors and outdoors. We covered ABC of first aid, CPR, bandages, choking, sprains & fractures, bleeds, caring for injured, different illnesses, building a stretcher. We achieved stage 4 Emergency badges.
Group Camp this year took place in the grounds of Heweston School, Millicent, Clane. The site was ideal as all the sections could camp close by to one another and still have their own boundaries. Tents … read more
Cubs spent the day hiking in the Slieve Bloom. The weather was … read more
On another evening working for our Emergency badges, we had a visit from Jason a sub officer based in Newbridge fire station. He talked about fire alarms, emergency numbers, what to do if you discover a fire, evacuation procedures in the … read more
Tonight in the Den we had a visit from Alan and Annie to teach the Beavers CPR. Alan is a army medic and member of the ambulance service and Annie is his able dummy (CPR doll) Over the last few … read more
Scouts went to Peter’s house to practise first aid and knife craft. Scouts tried some new more advanced techniques with the knives which went well and did the usual in first aid. it was a great day with loads of … read more