Training Opportunities

Upcoming courses which support the delivery of Duke Of Edinburgh within Aberdeenshire Council. To make a booking please email The following courses have been arranged for the provision of BASP 1st Aid courses within Aberdeenshire Council: 27-28 May 2023 – Alford Community Campus Cost: £155.00 per person for 2 day full course. Lowhills GatewayContinue reading “Training Opportunities”

DofE Live

DofE Live: Shaping Our Future- online events 8th-12th March 2021. Instead of a single day conference in a venue, a week’s online exploration of “overcoming obstacles, creating opportunities”  An opportunity for existing, new and potential DofE Leaders, education professionals (including headteachers) and CLD practitioners. In fact, anyone with an interest in helping young people beContinue reading “DofE Live”

RSPB Youth Council Volunteering Opportunity

RSPB is looking for volunteers ages 12 to 17 who would like to join their Youth Council The Youth Council is an advisory committee comprised of 10 representatives of the RSPB’s teenage membership, that provides a youth perspective and a youth voice on projects and issues that the RSPB is working on. As a councilContinue reading “RSPB Youth Council Volunteering Opportunity”

You can now do our Hi5 Award at Home

The Hi5 Award at Home is an exciting SCQF level 2 award for young people that records and recognises wider achievement.  This could count towards your Skill section of the DofE Award.  Just make sure you update any change on your eDofE, your plans fulfil the DofE criteria and gain approval from your Leader or Coordinator. Continue reading “You can now do our Hi5 Award at Home”

Quoich Bridge Replaced and Car Park Reopened

News from Mar Lodge Estate: Following floods in 2015 which changed the course of the Quoich, the replacement Allanaquoich Bridge has now been completed. The bridge is located 50m upstream from the site of the previous bridge. The car park is on the west side of the river as before. The bridge is for theContinue reading “Quoich Bridge Replaced and Car Park Reopened”