Grand Prior Award for Alexia

Congratulations to St John Ambulance Guernsey Cadet, Alexia Rosamond who has been presented with the Grand Prior Award. The award recognises a self-motivated and capable young person’s ongoing commitment, compassion and support. It involves cadets completing 24 subjects at different levels; 8 bronze, 8 silver and 4 gold. Alexia was …

Badger and Cadet meetings to resume in September

Our youth sections start again next week (8th September). We have meetings for Badgers (5-10 year olds) on either a Tuesday afternoon or Friday afternoon and Cadet meetings (10-16 year olds) on a Tuesday or Friday evening. Our youth programmes enable young people to learn first aid, build their confidence, …

St John Badgers welcome younger members.

The St John Ambulance Guernsey is extending the opportunities for Guernsey’s young people by introducing a new Badger section for younger children. From January 2020 the joining age for new Badgers is being lowered from 6-years-old to 5-year-olds, to allow more youngsters to enjoy the activities offered by St John …

Young Badger puts first aid skills into action

A young Guernsey Badger who has been learning first aid with St John was able to put his knowledge into use after his nan collapsed in the garden. Seven year old Brandon Leech-Corbet who has only been a Badger since January last year saw his nan, Kathleen, go vacant, fall …

Appeal for youth leaders

Following a recent increase in interest in Badgers and Cadets, St John Guernsey is urgently looking for new volunteer youth leaders to join the charity. Youth leaders help with the running of weekly meetings, which include first aid training, team-building skills, games and other activities. Previous experience is not essential …

Memorable year for Cadet of the Year Matt.

Guernsey’s Matt Holland has handed over the title of Commandery Cadet of the Year to Keesha Steel from Northern Ireland at a special ceremony in the UK. It marks the end of Matt’s year in the role representing St John Cadets from Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Northern …

New look youth programme for St John

The youth sections of St John Guernsey have an updated and exciting programme for 2019. The new look curriculum provides opportunities for Cadets and Badgers to take part in activities which promote personal development and core activities, which are both fun and educational. Children can join St John from the …

New Cadets & Badgers welcomed into St John.

Twenty new Youth members have been officially welcomed into St John at the annual Carol Service. Part of the Carol Service is the Enrolment Ceremony and Member Re-Dedication. The nine Badgers and eleven Cadets, who have all joined St John during the past year were formally welcomed to the family …