Apply by Friday 4 May
The National Camping Competition (Zonal Qualifiers) will take place over the weekend of Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June 2018. The locations for this year’s Zonals are:
Jock Neish Scouting Centre, 2 Hayloft, Tannadice, Forfar DD8 3PZ
Auchengillan Outdoor Centre, Blanefield, Glasgow G63 9AU
Districts are invited to submit one Patrol (of up to 6 Scouts) to take part in either Zonal location, and the winners of each Zonal. As well as the top scorers from around the Zonals, up to 10 of the top scoring Districts will be invited to the National Final to be held Fordell Firs from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 September. The cost to enter a Patrol is £150, which includes site fees and activities. Food for Friday supper and Sunday Breakfast is the only food provided by the camp team.
The ADC Scouts or DC should enter the patrol for their District into one of the Zonals by completing the Zonal entry form available from this link https://tiny.cc/provisionalncc2018
Closing date for receipt of the Provisional Entry Form is Friday 4 May – Once you press SUBMIT you will be re-directed to PayPal where you can pay your fee of £150 by debit or credit card, or by using your PayPal account should you have one. If you wish to pay by another method please contact Scouts Scotland on 01383 419073 (option 1).
Closing date for the Detailed Entry Form is Friday 1 June – Once your Provisional Entry Form has been received, a link to a Detailed Entry Form will be e-mailed to the email address provided by you, asking for the contact details of the Troop who will be representing the District. This year we are wishing to increase on the 23 Districts which entered in 2017.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact David Love, SHQ Commissioner (Scouts), at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Scouts Scotland at email@example.com or by calling 01383 419073 (option 1).
The Region held its first Youth Involvement day at Bonaly in October. The Zombie-themed adventure camp was loved by all those who attended.Continue Reading Youth Involvement Day
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Bonaly Outdoor Centre would like to invite you to its free preview and taster sessions. This is a fantastic opportunity for teachers and group leaders to see what Bonaly has to offer. Situated on a 24 acre site at the bottom of the Pentland Hills yet only 30 mins bus ride from Edinburgh city centre we are the perfect location to provide exceptional outdoor education programmes for students of all ages. We are a Scout owned campsite and activity centre and welcome schools and other youth groups to our fantastic site led by our professional staff.
Tuesday 12th September 4-6.30pm – Primary/Secondary Teacher session
Specifically for teachers to try out the site and to discuss the benefits of outdoor education for your pupils and how we can help your school with your visit. Drop in at anytime or stay for entire session to try out activities. Sessions will include tour of the site, accommodation and the facilities. You will also have the chance to try a selection of action and adventure activities and enjoy refreshments and snacks in our Bushcraft Village.
Tuesday 3rd October 4-6.30pm – All youth group leaders and teachers
All youth group leaders and teachers are welcome. Drop in at anytime or stay for entire session to try out activities. Meet the team to discuss broad options for your group. Sessions will include tour of the site, accommodation and the facilities. You will also have the chance to try a selection of action and adventure activities and enjoy refreshments and snacks in our Bushcraft Village.
If you would like to attend it would be really helpful if you could complete your details here. This will give us an idea of the activities you wish to try and how many people to expect at each session.
Braid District’s Cartoon Cub Camp was visited by two of the Chief Commissioners and a number of local MSPs checked in with both the Cubs and Scouts.
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