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Group Camp 2019

Location to be confirmed, but in the meanwhile:-

The camp will run from 10:00 on Saturday 25th May through to 15:00 on Monday 27th May. Please try and arrive in good time to get your child(ren) and their kit from the car park and signed in/any medicines handed over etc. BY 10:00 on Saturday.

If you can help us get the tents and kit to the site please let us know – the plan is to meet at the school on Friday evening (18:00 – 18:30) and load up ready to take it to the campsite on Saturday morning.

Tents will be provided for Beavers/Cubs and Scouts, BUT NOT FOR PARENTS, LEADERS or SIBLINGS – you need to bring your own.

The kit list for young people and some other bits and pieces of useful info is below:

Kit List

Equipment required at the camp – to be packed in a rucksack (or similar).  If you need more than one container, please DO NOT use labelled/unlabelled dustbin liners, as these have a tendency to go missing.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS:

  • TEDDY BEAR
  • Uniform (to be worn when travelling to and from camp)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Mat (e.g. Karrimat)
  • Pyjamas
  • Personal washing kit in waterproof bag
  • Towels – not too large
  • T-Shirts (include one with long sleeves)
  • Shorts – these are standard wear at camp, so bring more than one pair
  • Long trousers (NOT jeans as these are difficult to dry and can be dangerous on some activities)
  • Waterproof and windproof anorak or coat
  • Spare underwear and socks
  • Pullovers – include one for sleeping in (it can be cold at night even in summer)
  • Training shoes or plimsolls
  • Strong boots or shoes for walking
  • Unbreakable mug, plate, bowl, knife, fork, spoon & teaspoon (marked in a way that will withstand rough washing up)
  • Tea towel
  • Torch and spare batteries

DON`T FORGET:

  • Plastic bags for clean and dirty clothes
  • Wire coat hanger and two clothes pegs
  • Wellington boots
  • Water bottle
  • Small day sack for hike

YOU MAY WISH TO BRING:

  • Blanket (for extra warmth under your sleeping bag)
  • Suntan lotion and insect repellent
  • Sun hat
  • Book or magazine to read
  • Camera and spare film/batteries

 

Pocket money is NOT required. There is nothing to spend it on!

Please note:  No sheath knives or pocketknives are permitted.  No mobile phones. Any electrical equipment is brought at your own risk and will be impounded if the leaders consider that it is causing a nuisance.  Any radios larger than pocket size will not be permitted on camp.  Computer games, pocket televisions etc. are forbidden.

Please DO NOT pack sweets or extra food – we have several cubs with allergies and food in tents encourages insects.  Your child(ren) will not starve!

Our insurance does not cover personal possessions and property.

 

 

Any questions – please email me by clicking here.

Thanks,

Jon.





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