Autumn term newsletter

19 September 2011

Dear Scouts and parents


Welcome back to a new term in 1st Hanmer Scout Troop. We first met last week with 4 new members and are hoping to build on this is the coming months as we work towards our first camp, which will be for a single night on Friday 29th October, we are awaiting final confirmation of the location. More information will follow soon.



Our programme will be based on working towards our camp, putting up tents, camp fires and camp gadgets etc but we will also be working towards badges such as the cycling badge. A provisional diary below is subject to change once we get confirmation of a couple of dates.


13th Sept          Campfires and gadgets

20th Sept          Tents:- Pop-ups, dome and patrol tents

27th Sept          Trip to Coxwood camp centre – Shooting

4th Oct              Bikes and maps (bring your bike)

11th Oct           Camp Planning

18th Oct(last meeting)               Short Bike ride and/or planning ride for cycling badge

Wed 26th Oct 9am Cycle ride for badge

Fri 29th Oct      Camp at Coxwood -details to follow



Parent helpers

We will need help with the bike ride and possibly the camp as well as for the first meeting back after half term (1st Nov) if we could have some volunteers it would help a lot.



This terms subs of £25 are now due, if you could bring them in asap it would be appreciated.


Paul Johnson and Tom Elner


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