NEWS: (See below this section of individual weeks information
We are now able to offer two options for Scouts wanting to visit OXONJAM the County Camp.
1) As a day visitor - on either Saturday or Sunday (provide own packed lunch)
2) 2 day visit (Saturday & Sunday) with camping on Saturday night. This is due to leader availability.
Please fill out and get the attached for back to us by the 31st March (preferably early as possible).
23rd Feb: Oxonjam Letters Back (see attached Oxonjam Letter0001) & Battered Pan Planning.
2nd March: Battered Pan Competition 7pm @ Horley Camp Site - Taurus Lodge.
9th March: Level 3 Emergency Aid Badge part 3 of 3
10-13th March - Horley - Campsite Activity Centre Bage Weekend 1 - See Nights Away form Attached
16th March: Teamwork Challenge, Choose Sponsored Event for Red Nose Day, First Aid Test
23rd March: Red Nose Day Challenge: Meet at the School at normal time - Dress in you most FUNKY disco clothes for the rave on top of HOB HILL.
30th March: Outdoor Challenge - Cook a Backwoods Meal @ Horley 7pm
31st March - Si5 SpyMissions Group Event @ Milton Keynes (see section below)
1st April - 2nd April: County selection Camp for Norway Expedition
6th April: NO SCOUTS
Dates for the Diary:
County Awards Day Sat 13th May, Oxonjam 26th - 29th May.
a list of confirmed activities that will be at OxonJam!
Thursday the 12/1/2017 - Scavenger Hunt in Bloxham
Meet as normal at Bloxham Primary School to start at 7:30.
Bring warm , waterproof clothes for going out & a torch. It is likely to be very cold and very wet!!!
Anyone not wearing appropriate clothing will be sent home at the start of the meeting.
Letters will be given out for Subs, OxJam County Camp, Scouts Swimming Gala & the Group Fund raising Bingo evening.
19/1/17 - Teamwork Challenge (pt 2) Team Roles activity + Investiture & Swimming Gala letters to be returned (see below).
26/1/17 - First Aid Pt 2 (TBC)
02/2/17 - Team Leader Challenge - Teach a Scout a Skill
09/2/17 - Troop Forum & Select Teams for Battered Pan Competition
16/2/17 - Half Term (No Scouts)
23/2/17 - Battered Pan Planning Week, Last Chance for County Camp Deposit to be in.
02/3/17 - Battered Pan Competition @ Horley
The Scout meeting on 5th Jan is only for the team Going on Winter Camp and their Parents/Guardian.
It will only start at 8pm NOT 7.30 and is planned to last only half an hour.
Please bring with you the permission to camp form (if not already given to Ian).
I will be giving out camp site maps which will show where the drop off parking is and more importantly have a grid so that on the day we can text you where our camp site has been allocated.
Please bring either £30 for the term or £80 for the year tonight if you have not already done so.
13th November 2016 Remembrance Sunday Parade
23rd April 2017 St Georges Day Parade
26-29th May 2017 OXONJAM County Camp
11-13th June 2017 County Scout Aquacamp
22-30 July 2017 Jamboree Denmark
Yes Scouts has moved to THURSDAYS from September AND will be at the new time of 7.30PM TO 9PM.
Program for the First Term 2016-17
Thursday Sept 8th: CPCW Team organising (please see the e-mails you have been sent) & Last minute details for the AGM Camp on Friday/Saturday of THIS WEEK.
Friday Sept 9th - Sat 10th: Group Fun Night & AGM + Camp. (please see the e-mail you have been sent).
Thursday Sept 15th: Start Shoe Box Charity Activity, Troop Code of Conduct
Thursday Sept 22nd: Knife, Axe & Saw Skills @ Horley (Parent Help required please)
Thursday Sept 29th: Wood Fire Skills @ Horley (Bring your fire-lighting kit, if you have one).
Thursday Oct 6th: CPCW Teams equipment prep & Scout Skills for none campers (@ Warriner School)
Friday 7th Oct - Sun 9th Oct: CPCW (District Patrol Camping Weekend) @ Horley
Thursday Oct 13th: Map& Compass Skills (& Investitures)
Thursday Oct 20th: Charity Shoe Box Activity re-visited & Problem solving activity (Skills Challenge pt 5)
Half Term (Thurs Oct 27th): No Scouts - Make your Bottle Rocket for Next week!!!!
Thursday Nov 3rd: Bottle Rockets @ Horley
Thursday Nov 10th: Navigation Skills (Mini Night Hike)
Sunday 13th November: Remembrance Sunday Parade
Thursday Nov 17th: Mystery Night
Fri - Sat 18th & 19th Nov: District Night Hike (TBC)
Thursday Nov 24th: Scouting Skills (Packing a rucksack for camp)
Thursday Nov 1st: First Aid Training
Tuesday (yes, Tuesday!) Dec 6th: Group 10 Pin Bowling Night, 6pm-7.30pm. Uniform to be worn please.
Christmas Break: No Scouts
Please remember to bring SUBS if you have not paid for this term already.
Bring your badge folders - Badge Catch Up - get signed off for your badge work (e.g. photographers badge)
Knot, Compass & 6 figure map reference Skills
Patrol Leaders Night
+ Guest Talk on The County Explorers "Iceland" Trip - with option to buy WRIST BANDS at £2 each - show your support and help the Explorers freeze to death!
Cray Fishing @ Moor Lane, South Newington - Bring your nets & bait
Eat what you catch - we will cook them, you can eat them.
Patrol "Skills Training"
Lanterns, Meth's Stoves, etc
(Teamwork Challenge & Team Leader Challenge)
Group Water Fight & Sausage Sizzle 6.30pm @ Horley Scout Camp
Tent Challenge - at the School, normal time.
(Teamwork Challenge & Team Leader Challenge)
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