3rd June – Bomb disposal

1 Jun

Normal night at the hut 7-9pm.

We will be going out onto the field so bring a coat if the weather looks iffy.

Reminder for all those who haven’t paid subs to get them in ASAP.

 

Update on the Canoeing from Brum (GSL) below.

 

CANOEING AT RIVER DEE, CHESTER

WEDNESDAY, 4TH JUNE 2014

Dear Parents,

Here is a second chance of canoeing for a small number of scouts. The next date will be 11th June. The canoeing is carried out on the River Dee near the overhead suspension bridge in Chester. We use the Boys’ Club (there are girls’ facilities too and plenty of girls from other troops go) for changing facilities and canoe equipment so scouts only need to bring the following with them:

Waterproof top & trousers

Old sweatshirt or similar

(If you have a wet-suit then the above items are not necessary)

Swimming trunks / costume

Towel

Spare clothing

Old trainers or pumps

Flask of hot drink & a snack, e.g. choc. bar

Uniform need not be worn.

Any cuts or broken skin should be well sealed with waterproof plaster or similar before canoeing. After canoeing it is highly advisable that scouts take a bath or shower in the interestsof hygiene and safety.

The cost is £5.00 (it has gone up a lot since I last took scouts canoeing there a few years ago but it is still good value) which includes transport.

Scouts should meet me at the Scout Hut at 5.30 p.m. and I would expect to drop them off there at 8.45 p.m. Please ring me or e-mail me if your son /daughter is interested in going and I will book them a place.

Brum

Group Scout Leader

01829 733439

nick.oates@hotmail.co.uk

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