Apr
23
Tue
2019
Promise Renewal & “Bring-a-Friend” Event @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre (please use the A41 entrance)
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Book now: www.hemel-scouts.co.uk/promise

As the event is being held on St George’s Day, the evening will also contain our short ceremony to renew our Promises altogether as Hemel Hempstad District!  The complete programme for the evening is as follows –

  • 4.45 pm – Arrival & registration – Beavers & Cubs
  • 5.00 pm – Activities open for Beavers & Cubs
  • 6.15 pm – Arrival & registration – Scouts & Explorers
  • 6.30 pm – District Renewal of Promise – All (activities closed during this time)
  • 7.00 pm – Beavers & Cubs depart
  • 7.00 pm – Activities open for Scouts & Explorers
  • 9.00 pm – Activities close – Scouts & Explorers depart

Wear: Activity clothes & Group scarf

During the evening there will be plenty of opportunities for young people and their friends, to take part in various activities including aeroball, garden games, batak, bungee trampolines, backwoods cooking, human buzzwire, human hungry hippos, kurling, land zorbs, pedal racers, potholing, slackline, sucker guns, cresta run, low ropes assault course, nightline trail, orienteering, a photo hunt, inflatables, trampolines, craft activities and climbing the rolling rock and traverse walls.

Cubs (and friends aged 8+), Scouts & Explorers will also be able take part in rifle shooting (subject to weather conditions & a consent form being signed), abseiling, archery, climbing, crate stacking, high ropes cube course, human table football and zip wire,

Some of the activities will have the opportunity to win some TASTY prizes too!

To take part in all these activities young people will require a ‘wrist band entry ticket’ which may be purchased by until Friday 19th April at our website: www.hemel-scouts.co.uk/promise

Parents will be required to supervise the Beavers & Cubs (recommended ratio 1 adult : 4 children – max 1:6) as we are asking leaders to help to run some of the activities.

Refreshments for the YP (included in the ticket price) will be available between 5.30 – 8.30 pm.  Tea/coffee will be available for the adults to purchase.

Wet weather cancellation information will be available on the day at:  www.hemel-scouts.co.uk

Apr
29
Mon
2019
DofE Silver & Gold Expeditions
Apr 29 – May 2 all-day
May
8
Wed
2019
District Executive Meeting @ Warners End Scout HQ
May 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
May
23
Thu
2019
District AGM @ Warners End Scout HQ
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jun
1
Sat
2019
Training “Train” for adult leaders @ Phasels Wood
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jun
2
Sun
2019
Training “Train” for adult leaders @ Phasels Wood
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jun
22
Sat
2019
Nimrod 2019 @ Phasels Wood
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day

This year’s Nimrod will be based at Phasel’s Wood Camp on the new weekend of 22nd – 23rd June.  It is a camping, evening navigation, challenge and cooking competition based in the local area.

The organisers are aware that the Jamborette pre-camp is being run at the same time and Jamborette Scout teams will be taking part in the evening hike with some flexibility for those Scouts wishing to take part in the entire Nimrod competition to be released for the duration.  Details to follow.

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Training “Train” for adult leaders @ Phasels Wood
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Oct
6
Sun
2019
Training “Train” for adult leaders @ Phasels Wood
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May
21
Thu
2020
District AGM @ Warners End Scout HQ
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aug
8
Sat
2020
Lochearnhead Expedition @ Lochearnhead Scout Station
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – Aug 22 @ 10:00 pm