Happy Halloween

Don’t forget there is no  troop meeting this Thursday 29th October, but we are meeting next Monday night with the wolf troop for the presentation of the trophy for the Leopold Batt challenge weekend, see you all then.

In the meantime enjoy Halloween, but remember to be careful around fireworks and bonfires.

The Leaders

Leopold Batt Memorial Trophy Weekend – Details and Gear List

Hi All,

The Leopold Batt Memorial Trophy will be held over this weekend. It is really shaping up to be an amazing fun weekend, jam packed with awesome activities – orienteering, building fires, sleeping in bivvys under the stars, abseiling down cliffs, sailing in boats on the estuary…… to name but a few!

We are hoping all Scouts will be taking part and will be meeting at the Scout Den at 8:50am on Saturday morning. Full Uniform is not required (All must wear Neckerchief).

Please do not bring portable electronics (e.g. phone, ipad, speakers etc). The activities do not require these items and they will be at risk if you bring them.

Here is the gear list:

– Neckerchief
– Full raingear (Trousers, and Jacket with hood: Must be water proof)
– Sleeping bag
– Ground mat
– Survival Bag (Bivvy Bag)
– Eating utensils (Spoon, Fork, Knife, Plate, Bowl and Cup)
– Warm Clothes (Many T-shirts, warm jumper)
– Wet Clothes (i.e. we will be getting clothes wet so bring a full change and a pair of old runners)
– Hiking boots
– Towel
– Wash gear
– Hat and Glovespacking
– Torch – preferably a head torch with spare batteries
– A rucksack to put it all in
– Plastic Bags
– Day Bag (Regular sized backpack)

Bring the following if you have it:

– A penknife (if you have permission from your parents)
– A basic first aid kit
– Flint & Steel
– Compass
– Watch

Leopold Batt Memorial Trophy – Patrol challenge

Hi all

Don’t forget this weekend, we are taking part in the Leopold Batt Memorial trophy challenge weekend.

This will be an action packed weekend, with the highlight of bivvying out in Turvey Woods on Saturday night.

We will be meeting at 09.00 AM this Saturday 17th October, and will be finished on Sunday at about 3.30 PM.

A full gear list will be posted shortly and we will go through at this weeks Troop meeting.

see you all then

The Leaders