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3rd Gidea Park Scout Group
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HQ. The Rowswell Hall, St Michaels Church, Gidea Park.
 Beavers (6 - 8 years) Tues & Fri | Cubs (8 - 10.5) Tues & Fri | Scouts (10.5 - 14) 7:30 Thur
 SUMMER CAMPS - THE 1990s
It's all about Summer Camp.
Everything the Scouts do is getting ourselves ready for summer camp. This page lists as many of our summer camps as we can remember.
   
 1999
scouts
1999
WHERE: The Gower Perninsular
BASECAMP: PARC LE BREOS SCOUT CAMP SITE
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 6
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 4(?)
THE BIG HIKE:

3 day Chief Scout's Challenge for 4 Older Scouts.


REPORT: here

 
 1998
scouts
1998
WHERE: Snowdonia National Park
BASECAMP: Gwersyll Y Bryniau Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 6
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 7
THE BIG HIKE:

Cadair Idris
Two groups of Scouts attempted overnight hikes with a Venture Scout in each group.


REPORT:  

 
 1997
scouts
 
WHERE: 3 miles outside The Peak District National Park
BASECAMP: Linnet Clough Scout Camp Site
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 1 Patrol
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 1 patrol
THE BIG HIKE:

 


REPORT: We must have photos somewhere - Mark was working for Kodak at the time.

 
 1996
scouts
1996
WHERE: The Swiss Alps
BASECAMP: Kandersteg International Scout Centre
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 5
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 10
THE BIG HIKE:

Everyone did First via chesery.
Everyone did the Lotchenpasse.
Ventures did the Hockenhorn (3292m).
Some Ventures were rained off the Kanderfirn at about 2500m and so rock climbed Ortelehore (2561m) instead.
Looks like there may have been a Queens Scout Expedition too.


REPORT: Summer Camp Report

 
 1995
scouts
1995
WHERE: Derby
BASECAMP: Drum Hill
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 10?
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 10?
THE BIG HIKE:

Older Ventures hiked from Crowden back to camp.


REPORT:  

 
 1994
scouts
1994
WHERE: The Lake District National Park
BASECAMP: Great Towers
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 8
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 8
THE BIG HIKE:

A Chief Scouts Challenge from the Scouts and a Queens Scout from the female Ventures.


REPORT:  

 
 1993
scouts
Ventures
WHERE: The Swiss Alps
BASECAMP: Kandersteg International Scout Centre
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 8?
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 10
THE BIG HIKE:

A Chief Scouts Challenge from the Scouts and a Queens Scout from the male Ventures.


REPORT:  

 
 1992
scouts
1992
WHERE: Snodonia National Park
BASECAMP: Cornel Farm Scout Camp Site
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 11
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 2
THE BIG HIKE:

Snowdon via Crib Goch for Ventures and older Scouts. Pyg track for younger Scouts.

Older Scouts Expedition?


REPORT:  

 
 1991
scouts
1991
WHERE: Gloucestershire - Symonds Yat
BASECAMP: Wye Dean Canoe & Adventure Centre, Holly Barn Camp Site
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 10
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 3
THE BIG HIKE:

? Ventures did Canoe Expedition.

REPORT:  

 
 1990
scouts
1990
WHERE: The Swiss Alps
BASECAMP: Kandersteg International Scout Centre
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 8
NUMBER OF VENTURES: 2 + 4 Rangers
THE BIG HIKE:

Scouts Chief Scouts Challenge, Lotchenpasse, Kanderfirn.

REPORT:  

 
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