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Scout Annual camp 2016

July 23rd-30th – Castle Saunderson campsite

Meeting at 9:30am Saturday 23rd at the Tennis Club.
Returning ~18:00 Saturday 30th

Weather forecast (as of Friday 22nd) :

We will have a day trip to Baysports water park during camp:
WETSUITS, LIFEJACKETS, WATERSHOES and COTTON SOCKS required for this outing. Each Scout MUST have their own Life Jackets with them.
We also strongly recommend a windcheater / cagoule as it will be long wet day and if there is wind it’ll be cold without one.

From the Baypark website:
Cotton socks must be worn on the Waterpark

For those wondering what other gear to bring:

Full Uniform including Neckerchief To be worn going out on  Sat 23rd and on the return journey on Sat 30th. (Leggings or tracksuit pants NOT ACCEPTABLE – proper scout pants must be worn)
Waterproof Jacket
Waterproof Bottoms
Warm Fleece
Socks and Underwear (enough for a week!)
Shorts and T-shirts
Long Pants/Joggers
Swimming Togs & hat & goggles etc 
Hiking boots and Runners
Ground Mat and Sleeping Bag
Small Penknife with lock on blade
Head Torch
Knife, Fork, Spoon, Plate, Cup, Bowl
Wash Gear (toothpaste, tooth brush, shower gel, shampoo etc)
2 Towels 
Baseball Cap
Good Sun Cream
Insect Repellent
Spending Money – 
A medium sized rucksack/bag (about 65 ltrs)
A small day bag (for Hikes and Day trips)
Spare Batteries for Torch
MEDICATION – any medication that you require – Inhalers, epipen for allergy’s etc
– please make sure that you have them with you at all times…
– details of all medication should be listed on the Managing Medication Form.
NO Technology –  Phone/MP3 etc as these form a key element of our Child Protection Policy.