New Year update – important news

1BR Stacked LogoHappy New Year to all Scouts and Parents.  Please see below important information about Hag Dyke, Summer Camp and the spring programme.

Hag Dyke Weekend – 20th to 22nd January 2017

A reminder to all Scouts and Parents that tonight, 6th January, is the deadline for returning your money and perimission form for the forthcoming Hag Dyke weekend.  If you want to go and haven’t handed this in yet then please bring it tonight or you won’t be able to go.

Summer Camp 2017

Plans for Summer Camp this year are advancing quickly.  Please see below the second circular which provides more information about the camp and gives a schedule of when payments must be received.  In the coming weeks we will put a dedicated page on the website for Summer Camp where all the letters and forms issued will be stored so you know where to go to find any information.

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Spring Programme

The Leaders have prepared the programme for this term with activities planned until the Easter holiday.  Please visit the “Programme” page to find out what is happening.  Check back regularly in case any of our plans change.

As always, if you have any questions about anything happening at Scouts, please do not hesitate to ask a Leader.

Hag Dyke weekend 20th to 22nd January 2017

hdWe are planning our annual New Year trip to Hag Dyke which will take place from 20th to 22nd January 2017.

Please follow the links below to see the letter and permission form for our forthcoming trip to Hag Dyke in January 2017.  Please note that spaces are limited in the hostel, so if your son or daughter wants to go, please return the form and money as soon as possible.

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If you have any questions, please ask a Leader.

Remembrance Day – Scout meeting on Friday and service on Sunday

PoppyThe Troop will be taking part in the Remembrance Day service and parade on Sunday 13th November.  At the Scout meeting on Friday 11th we will be learning more about this important day.

The service and parade are an important event in our annual calendar, and we ask that all Scouts make the effort to attend as we remember those men and women who have given their lives in war and conflict.

We will assemble in Whitton Croft Road, behind the Town Hall, at 14:15.  The parade will move down Wells Road and The Grove followed by a service in the Memorial Gardens.  Scouts will be dismissed from the Memorial Gardens after the service at around 15:30.

Full and smartly presented uniform must be worn by Scouts, including smart school shoes and no trainers.  Please also consider supporting The Poppy Appeal by wearing a poppy.  A collection is usually taken during the service.

On Friday 11th November there will be a Scout meeting held as normal between 19:15 and 21:15.  We will be joined by Jack Rickard MBE, an ex-serving Officer who has had a varied military career, including tours of Afghanistan and Iraq.  Please make sure you attend the meeting in smart uniform and with your poppy.

Annual membership subscription due

1BR Stacked LogoThe annual subscription for membership to the Scout Group for the year September 2016 to August 2017 is now due.

Please see the letter and form in the links below regarding the annual subscription for membership to the Scout Group.  Your prompt attention would be very much appreciated by the Leaders.

 

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Important information about Summer Camp in 2017

exclamationPlease see below important information about our Summer Camp in 2017.  Urgent attention required. 

Plans for Summer Camp in 2017 are progressing and the first circular is available through the link below.  Please note that in order to firm things up we need commitment from those Scouts who want to go to camp in the form of a deposit which must be received by 25th November 2016.

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If you have any questions, please ask a leader.

New programme published

ProgrammeThe programme for the rest of 2016 has been published.

Please visit the Programme page of the website to see details of the activities that will be taking place at Scouts during the rest of this year.

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If you have any questions, please ask a Leader.

Hag Dyke Weekend

hag-dykeThe Scout Troop will be visiting Hag Dyke on the weekend of 14th to 16th October 2016.  Please see below for details.

Please click on the links below to download a letter about the forthcoming weekend visit to the Group’s hostel above Kettlewell, Hag Dyke.  Also in the links is the permission form that you need to complete and return to Scouts if your son or daughter wants to join us on the weekend.

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