Important information about Summer Camp

Logo_Scouting_NederlandPlease see this important information for Parents of Scouts going to Summer Camp this year in Holland.

We are now less than a month away from Summer Camp, and all the Leaders hope the Scouts are looking forward to it.

We have some important information about the arrangements for camp and ask that all Parents and Scouts read the information by downloading the document below.

Summer Camp 2015 – Information for Parents

If you have any questions, please ask a Leader.

Bivi making

We are meeting at Middleton woods opposite the suspension bridge at 7:15

Wide game tonight, cow and calf rocks

There is a wide game tonight on the moors.

Meet at the cow and and calf rocks car park at 7:15 prompt. Finish at 9:15. Wear boots and outdoor clothes, uniform tops and neckers.

Be prepared to be active, create cunning plans, and attempt to evade or capture.

Meeting Friday 8th May – Torch Race

This Friday is the annual district Torch Race.  Please see the important information below.

Wharfedale District is holding the annual Torch Race on Friday 8th May, and 1st Ben Rhydding are entering a team as usual.

For those of you who don’t know what the Torch Race is, it is a relay race from Otley town centre to the top of Otley Chevin.  It takes place every year and includes teams from almost all the Group’s in the District.

If you are part of the Torch Race team:

You must meet at the top of Station Road in Otley at 18:50 promptly.  You must be in full, smart uniform with your running kit on underneath.  This is because there will be an inspection by the District Commissioner before the race starts.  You should be collected from the top of Otley Chevin at 20:30.

If you are not part of the team:

We encourage you to come along and support our team.  Please meet at the top of Otley Chevin at 19:30 and be collected from the same location at 20:30.

Best of luck to all in who are running.

Urgent Information for Big Camp

You MUST bring these forms to Big Camp when you come.

Permission to camp form (without this you will be going straight back home). This form can be found by clicking HERE.

Free Drop Permission Form (without this you will not be able to do the free drop activity). This form can be found HERE.

Important Big Camp Information

Torch Race

If you have been chosen to take part in the torch race, please meet at the top of station road in Otley at 6:50 on May 8th.

Big Camp

Only one week to go till big camp…..

Here’s some information on where we’re meeting and when…..

We will be meeting you all at 7PM sharp at the gate (we only have a small time to get everyone on site) at the top of the site, see map below.

There is a kit list in the important information tab (use the summer weekend camp). Or you can get to it by clicking HERE.

Everyone should have paid the full amount for Big Camp by now, if you have not or if you are unsure then please contact one of the leaders.

Wide game this Friday

Wide GameScouts this Friday (27 February) is a wide game.

Hope everyone had a good half term break.  Scouts re-starts this Friday and the meeting will be a wide game.  The meeting will start and finish at the Scout Hut at the normal time, but please come in non-uniform and dressed to be outside.  Warm, waterproof clothes and boots are important.


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