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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

It's all about Summer Camp.
Everything the Scouts do is getting ourselves ready for summer camp.

The location of as many of our Summer Camps as we can remember as well as noteable continental escapades can be found on the map below.

 
 2020
scouts
Cancelled due to Covid 19
WHERE:Snowdonia National Park
BASECAMP:Gwersyll Y Bryniau Scout Campsite

 2019
scouts
2019
WHERE: Lake District National Park
BASECAMP: Ennerdale Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 13
THE BIG HIKE:

Expedition Challenge Hawkshead to Great Towers.

Haycock, Scoat Fell and Steeple.

REPORT: Here.
VIDEO: Below

 2018
scouts
2018
WHERE: Peak District National Park
BASECAMP: Gradbach Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 10
THE BIG HIKE:

Expedition Challenge over Lords Seat and Mam Tor.
Kinder Scout (16.7k According to OS Maps App)

REPORT:Here
VIDEO: Below

 2017
scouts
2017
WHERE:Snowdonia National Park
BASECAMP:Gwersyll Y Bryniau Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS:12
THE BIG HIKE: Tarren Y Gasail (667m) from Abergynolwyn Station (60m) to Gwersyll Y Bryniau. 12.2km
REPORT:Here
VIDEO: 

 
 2016
scouts
2016
WHERE: Lake District National Park
BASECAMP: Ennerdale Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 11
THE BIG HIKE: Scafell Pike (977m) from Wasdale and back via Sprinkling Tarn. 13km Total Ascent 1166m
EXPEDITION: Wray Castle to Bowness on Windermere via Great Towers Scout Campsite and Lakeside.
REPORT:Here
VIDEO: 

 
 2015
scouts
2015
WHERE: Swansea and the Gower
BASECAMP: Silver Cross Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 9
NUMBER OF CUBS: 5
NUMBER OF EXPLORER SCOUT YOUNG LEADERS: 2
THE BIG HIKE: Rhossili Down (193m) and the Gower Coast
VIDEO:Err only this...

 
 2014
scouts
WHERE: Snowdonia National Park
BASECAMP: Gwersyll Y Bryniau Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 12
THE BIG HIKE: Cadair Idris (893m) 10km
REPORT: here and here
VIDEO: 


 
 2013
scouts
2013
WHERE: The Swiss Alps
BASECAMP: Kandersteg International Scout Centre
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 6
NUMBER OF EXPLORERS: 4
THE BIG HIKE:

First (2548m)
Entschligegrat (2659m)

REPORT: Here
VIDEO: Below

 
 2012
scouts
2012
WHERE: Swansea and the Gower
BASECAMP: Silvercross Scout Camp Site
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 6
NUMBER OF EXPLORERS: 3
THE BIG HIKE:

Pen-y-Fan (886m) 15.4Km

REPORT: To be completed...

   
 2011
scouts
2011
WHERE: The Lake District National Park
BASECAMP: Great Towers National Scout Centre
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 12
NUMBER OF EXPLORERS: 4
THE BIG HIKE:

Crinkle Crags (815m)

REPORT: To be completed...
VIDEO:  

   
 2010
scouts
2010
WHERE: Snowdonia National Park
BASECAMP: Gwersyll Y Bryniau Scout Campsite
NUMBER OF SCOUTS: 19
NUMBER OF EXPLORERS: 4
THE BIG HIKE:

Cadair Idris (893m)

REPORT: here
VIDEO:  


 SUMMER CAMPS