15th Glasgow (Eaglesham) Scout Group

News & Updates

Scouts - Read tonight
20th January 2015

Cubs & Scouts - Canceled tonight
9th December 2014

information needed for each member
5th December 2014

Group Coffee Afternoon
30th November 2014

Scouts Read Tuesday meeting Please
21st November 2014

Scoutís- Expedition challenge

15th - 16th February 2020

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All Scouts must have a large Rucksack for their kit (if you do not have one talk to Shirley and you can borrow one)

Scouts should bring a small rucksack containing A packed lunch, drink of juice (no fizzy) Juice bottle That can be reused for the Saturday/ Sunday and something to do on the Hall at night.

They need proper foot wear (walking boots)and clothing for when we are out all day Saturday & Sunday

Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th February

Wear

Scout Shirt 
NECKIE (wear it all weekend)

Drop off Saturday at : Buchanan Street Bus Station 

Time: 9.30 Bus leaves at 9.54 (be there before that )

Medication to : to carry them selves but inform leader

Check in with :Stephen or Scott

Pick up Sunday at : Buchanan Street Bus Station

Time: parents need to be available to be contact by Shirley from 3pm onwards to confirm the time of pick up.

Location: 8th Fife (St Andrews) Scout Hall

Read the kit list + paper copy given out 

Payment

Cost

£40.00 (cash)

Permission forms

Will be sent home with scoutís and to be returned with payment

If you have financial difficulties meeting the costs of camp, please have a quiet word, in confidence, with one of the leaders. We do not wish to exclude any young Person through financial hardship.

If you have any Queries, Please Don't hesitates to contact any of the Leaders.

Thank you

Scott, Shirley & Stephen

Terms and Conditions

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Expedition Challenge Award 

How to earn your award

  1. Take part in either an expedition or an exploration over two days with at least three other Scoutís. This should include a night away at a campsite or hostel.
  2. Take an active part in planning the expedition. Do any training you need and be well prepared. Training should include:
  • planning a route, including rest and meal stops. Being able to work out how long it should take you to travel that route.
  • choosing suitable equipment for an expedition. You might consider tents, stoves, rucksacks, walking equipment, emergency equipment, first aid kit, wet weather gear, appropriate food and a
  • camera.
  • navigation and using things like maps and timetables for your
  • expedition. You might want to brush up on using an Ordnance Survey or similar map, a compass, a GPS device, a street map or A-Z, and rail or bus timetables.
  • knowing what to do in an emergency.

3. During the expedition or exploration:

  • play a full part in the team
  • use a map or other navigation device to keep track of where you are
  • cook and eat at least one hot meal
  • do a task, investigation or exploration as agreed with your leader.

4. Produce an individual report or presentation within the three

weeks following your expedition. You could present your work as

a project, performance, video recording, oral presentation, blog or

website.


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