Gilwell Funday – Beavers + Cubs

23 March 2013
A great Funday out at the home of UK Scouting. Loads of activities and the coach there and back all for only £30. Coach leaves Woodmancote at 7:00 am! and will be back around 8:00 pm. See the Gilwell brochure 2013 for more details and to get the sign up form.



Saturday 22nd June


Leader in Charge: Tracy Barrell (Red Kite)   01242 676978 Please DO NOT ring me on the day. During Scouting activities it is usual to have a ‘Home Contact’ who we will use if we have any issues.   Home Contact For The Day: Andy Holter (Chil)  07792 201206 or 01242 697363     Children & leaders must wear their uniforms – especially their neckers. There are 5,000 children going to Gilwell during the weekend. Our necker will help both the adults & children keep an eye out for each other.     Please meet at Woodmancote New Village Hall at: 06:45 The bus will be on Station Rd. The bus is due to return to Woodmancote at 20:00 (8pm) of course this will depend on traffic. If there are any problems we will post a message on the 1WSG website so please make sure you still have access to it.     Medication. It should be in a NAMED bag, in original containers with clear instructions written on the bag. ***Please remember to take any travel sickness medication before leaving home***    

If any information changes please email me before the day. We have 42 children going on the trip & it is easy to forget verbal information given on the day.

    Please bring the following:
  • A small ruck sack.
  • Sun cream - we will remind the children to use it at lunch time.
  • Sun hat.
  • Waterproof jacket - it’s summer time!
  • Enough drink to last the day.
  • Lunch.
  • Tea-time snack (Please pack these separately otherwise both will get eaten at lunch time!)
  • Wear sensible foot wear. The children will be have the chance to take part in a number of activities which if they are wearing inappropriate shoes they will not be allowed to take part. NO Crocs or flip-flops
  • Any medication - please see above.
  • Spending money. There will be a gift shop selling badges, woggles, etc.  No more than £5.
    DO NOT bring the following:
  • Electronic games, iPods, DS, MP3 players, mobile phones, radios, cameras.
  • NUTS or any  food containing nuts. We have children with serious allergies.
    Note: All activities will be run in accordance with The Scout Association’s safety Rules. No responsibility for the personal equipment/clothing and effects can be accepted by the organisers and The Scout Association does not provide automatic insurance cover in respect to such items.