The National Camping Competition (Zonal Qualifiers) will take place over the weekend Friday 16 to Sunday 18 June 2017.

The locations for this year’s Zonals are:

Fordell Firs Outdoor Centre, Hillend, Dunfermline KY11 7HQ
Auchengillan Outdoor Centre, Blanefield, Glasgow G63 9AU

Districts are invited to submit a Patrol (of up to 6 Scouts) to take part in one of the Zonal Qualifiers, and the winners of each Zonal, as well as the top scorers from around the Zonals, will be invited to the National Final to be held this year at Meggernie Outdoor Centre, Bridge of Balgie, Glenlyon, Aberfeldy PH15 2PT from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September.

The cost to enter a Patrol is £130, which includes site fees, activities and food provided for Friday Supper and Sunday breakfast.

To enter your District into one of the Zonals, please complete the Zonal entry form by clicking this link –

Closing date for receipt of the Provisional Entry Form is Friday 5 May – Once you press SUBMIT you will be re-directed to PayPal where you can pay your fee of £130 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 Scottish Headquarters on 01383 419073 (option 1).

The closing date for the Detailed Entry Form is Friday 26 May – 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.

Scottish Headquarters hope that they can achieve an increase on the Districts entered from the 2016 competition.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact David Love, SHQ Commissioner (Scouts) at or via Scottish Headquarters at or by calling 01383 419073 (option 1).