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|Posted: 28/01/11, 12:14 Post subject: Baden Powell Scouts Spring Term programme
|DEAR PARENTS, SCOUTS & FRIENDS of BADEN POWELL LYME BAY SCOUTS
Hi & Welcome to our 20th Newsletter! We have a fun packed Spring in store. Please read our Jam-Packed Fun & Scouty Progamme & make sure you pass on a copy to anyone who is interested in outdoor fun & traditional scouting.
S.O.P'S: (SCOUT OPERATING PROCEDURES)
TIMINGS: Start time: 5:30pm Pick up: 7:30pm. Flag Break , Inspection, evening outline.
SIGNING IN: all scouts must sign in & sign out at the end of the meeting, thank you.
RUCKSACK: with: water bottle, appropriate jacket (seasonal), a small penknife (blade 3 inches max. & subject to parental agreement), Scout folder, torch, gloves, hat, waterproof jacket, Scout Staff.“Be Prepared” (Points awarded for complete kit)
UNIFORM WEARING: On normal meeting evening, Uniform Shirt, Neckerchief & Woggle, Shoulder Flash, Dark Coloured Trousers / Shorts, Clean Shoes. (Bring Scout Tee-Shirt to change into)
SUBS: We've got the lowest Scout Subs around at £1.82 / session, great value we think. As always the FIRST Couple of Sessions are FREE as a taster, So come along, you will enjoy it more than you think ! ! WE'RE GROWING! We now have 18+ Scouts & we will have to start a new patrol soon, as both Eagle & Seal patrols are FULL!
Want to get involved? We've need for 2 Assistant Scout Masters & 2 Lay-Helpers, Contact Ed Blundell: 01297 444 037 or: 07857-905-464 for full details.
Warmest Regards to you all & See You at SCOUTS !
PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES: for 20/01/11 till 07/04/11 SPRING TERM
> 20/01/11 (sunset:1643) @ WOODMEAD HALLS: KNIFE SHARPENING & CARE OF POCKET KNIFE, WITH INTRO TO WHITTLING. all Scouts please bring their own pocket knife is you have one. Toward Woodmanship badge
> 27/01/11(sunset:1654) @ WOODMEAD HALLS, FIRST AID. BANDAGING CASUALTIES, MOVING CASUALTIES, STRETCHER RACE, ETC this is for first aid badges. Toward First Aid badge
> 03/02/11(sunset:1707) CHARMOUTH TUNNEL RANGES, : SHOOTING AT CHARMOUTH TUNNEL RANGES TARGET SHOOTING, RIFLE & PISTOL, PLEASE SIGN CONSENT FORM IF YOU WANT YOUR SCOUT TO ATTEND. Free of cost to scouts, adults will pay extra. Please drop off at the ranges: www.thetunnel.co.uk or call: 01297 560049 for directions. Toward Markman badge
> 10/02/11(sunset:1719) @ UPLYME VILLAGE HALL, CYCLE CHECK & SERVICABILITY, check basic skills, ensure roadworthy & cyclist ability to attend LONG CYCLE Ride on Saturday below. Toward Cyclist badge
> 17/02/11 NO SCOUTS THIS THURSDAY, MEETING ON SATURDAY INSTEAD, SEE BELOW
> 19/02/11(sunset:1735) @ UPLYME VILLAGE HALL, THIS IS A SATURDAY! LONG CYCLE RIDE, STARTING AT UPLYME VILLAGE HALL & ENDING UP AT AXMOUTH BRING: PACK LUNCH, WATER BOTTLE, SNACKS, PUNCTURE REPAIR KIT. WE ONLY HAVE SO MANY. START 0930 Hrs Finish approx 1300/1500 hrs tbc Toward Cylcist badge (2 adult helpers please with bikes)
> Half term break (no meeting on 22/02/11)
> 03/03/11 (sunset:1756) @ Uplyme Village Hall, MAP & COMPASS WORK, MAP GRID GAME. MAP CONVENTIONAL SIGNS GAME, & MORE! Toward Orienteer & Starman badge
> 10/03/11 (sunset:1807) @ Uplyme Village Hall, TENTAGE MAINTENANCE PUT UP TENTS, FOLDING TENTS. TENT DISMANTLING RELAY RACES, King George V Playing Fields Toward Camper & 2nd class badge
> 17/03/11 (sunset:1821) @ WOODMEAD HALLS, WOODMANSHIP, MAKING A WOODEN”SPREADING KNIFE” All Scouts please bring their own pocket knife is you have one. Toward Woodmanship badge
> 24/03/11 (sunset:1830) @ MARGARET'S WOOD, FORAGING SKILLS, BIRCH TREE SAP COLLECTING, & POTTING BEAN PLANTS Toward
Gardener, Woodcraftsman & Consevationist badges PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME, THANKS (None, parents can attend if they want)
31/03/11 (sunset:1942) @ Woodmead Halls, MOTHER'S DAY CRAFT, BASKET MAKING, LEARNING WEAVING TECHNIQUES. Toward Basket maker badge
07/04/11 (sunset:1954) @ TO BE CONFIRMED : PAINTBALLING! Toward Marksman badge Details to be confirmed closer to the time (2 adult helpers please )
> Easter Term Break (no meeting on 14th & 21st APRIL
web site: www.baden-powell-lyme-bay-scouts.co.uk