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New edition of Troop News

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The latest edition of ‘Troop News’ is available on the link below.

Troop news September 2011

‘Troop News’ includes details of the programme for every Friday evening between now and the end of the year.  There are also some important dates for your diary, including Remembrance Day, the Group bonfire and a Christmas Camp.

A copy can also be found on the ‘Programme’ page of this website.


Friday 23rd September

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A quick reminder that Scouts tonight is a wide game.

Therefore, please make sure that you come to Scouts equipped to be outside, including warm clothing a coat and waterproofs.  We will meet as normal at the Scout Hut at 19:15, and will finish at the Scout Hut at 21:15.

Hag Dyke Weekend – 14th to 16th October 2011

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We are organising a weekend away at our Group’s hostel from 14th to 16th October 2011.

Please follow the links below to download the letter giving details of the weekend and the permission form that will need to be complete and returned by Friday 7th October.

Hag Dyke October 2011 Letter

Nights Away Permission Form Hag Dyke October 2011

If you have any questions about the weekend, please do not hesitate to ask a leader.

Friday 16th September

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Don’t forget Scouts this Friday.

We will be meeting down at the hut as usual at 19:15 and with full uniform.

Check out the website over the next couple of days as there will be two important notices.

One will be a letter about Hag Dyke which is on 14th October. Get the forms returned quickly to book your place.

The other will be the programme up to Christmas.  We have loads of great things planned, including a Christmas Camp in December.

See you Friday.

Scouts start back on 9th September

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Hopefully you all had a fantastic summer break.

Please note that the scout meetings start again on Friday 9th September at the usual time of 19:15 to 21:15.

Also, please add this date to your diary. We will be making a trip to Hag Dyke on the weekend of 14 to 16 October. Details and a letter will follow in the next couple of days.

Photographs of Summer Camp

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I hope that you are all rested following camp last week, and are able to look back on some great memories.

Hopefully you are enjoying the Ilkley Week, especially if you are offering hospitality to our Dutch friends.

There are some photographs of Summer Camp posted on our Summer Camp 2011 page that you may want to look at.  We will continue to add pictures over the coming days.  At the ‘farewell’ party on Friday evening, there will also be a slide show of pictures from all sections for you to enjoy.

Keep checking back, because there will be more pictures posted.

Summer Camp Information

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With a couple of weeks to go before we set off to Cumbria on our Summer Camp, we have published an Information for Parents leaflet which gives you the details you need about camp.

Included in it is details of the following:

  • The campsite and emergency contact details
  • Personal equipment
  • Pocket money
  • Health information
  • Timetable of events

A copy of this leaflet will be kept on the Summer Camp 2011 page of this web site.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask a leader.

Summer Camp – Information for Parents

If you go down to the woods TONIGHT

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As you know from the programme, tonight’s Scout meeting is bivouac building.

We will be in the woods, so come prepared to be outside and in activity dress.  No uniform is required.

The meeting is between the normal times of 19:15 – 21:15, and will start and finish at the Scout Hut.

Summer Camp Information

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Please see the Summer Camp 2011 page for further information about Summer Camp as we run up with the final preparations.  There will be more updates added during the course of the next few days, including a full itinerary showing what is happening and when.

Firstly though, a kit list has been posted.  This gives you a suggested list of items to take, and guidelines for packing. 

Please click to visit the Summer Camp 2011  page.

Harrogate Weekend Camp

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Just a reminder for everyone going to the Weekend Camp that you should meet at the camp site at 20:00. The full address is on the ‘Nights Away Permission Form’ that you completed and this includes the postcode if it helps with Sat Nav. However, the map below shows the location of Fulwith Mill Farm.


Collection on Sunday is from the camp site at 14:00.

The weather may be wet at times this weekend, so please don’t forget to bring waterproofs.