Nights Away Kit List

This list is a guide only and suitable for all Sections. Please check the weather forecast!

All young people will need to bring their personal equipment and should be encouraged to pack themselves.
This list is only a guide.
o Top half uniform o Scarf, hat and gloves
o Warm sweaters, jumpers or sweatshirts o Polythene bags (for dirty clothes)
o T-shirts or similar o Sleeping bag & blanket
o Tracksuit bottoms or Activity pants o Foam roll / karrimat
o Spare underclothes (one pair per day) o Plate, bowl, mug and cutlery
o Spare socks (one pair per day) o Tea towel
o Nightwear o Torch and spare batteries
o Hike boots/strong shoes/wellies o Hankies
o Waterproof (coat and trousers) o Plastic drinks bottle
o Personal washing requirements and towel o Teddy!
o Camping chair    
Ÿ All items should be clearly labelled with the young person’s name.
       
Ÿ It is best to pack a rucksack or sports bag that you can carry on your back.

 

Suitcases are not suitable for tents.

Parent Information

Uniform:
Everyone to travel to and from camp in their respective uniforms, including neckers. Maybe useful to have a small pocket torch in coat pocket, for use on arrival in the dark.

Meeting Points:

Both Beavers and Cubs are to meet up with their leader in the main car park.
Cubs 6pm on the Friday and Beaver 12pm on the Saturday.

Menu:

Friday supper – burgers, hot choc and biscuits
Sat breakfast – Cereal, bacon/sausage butties
Sat lunch – Sandwiches, (we can do toasties in the fire), crisps & fruit.
Sat tea – Cubs = chicken casserole cooked on the fire
             Beavers = Pasta bolognaise
Sat supper – smores, & hot choc
Sun breakfast – Cereal, bacon/sausage butties
Sun lunch – hot dogs, crisps & fruit.

Hot drinks & juice available all day.
Please advise of any food allergies and we will do our best to accommodate.

Medicines:

All medicines should be in a sealed container/zip bag, with your child’s name on and information of what the medicines are and how they should be administered. Please hand to your section leader.

Money:

There is a small shop on the campsite, however, money should be limited to no more than £10.00. Scouts and YL’s are responsible for their own money. We can look after Beaver and Cub money, please supply it in an envelope with their name and amount on.

Electronic Devices:

We discourage the use of any electronic devices, including cameras, phones & tablets, as we are NOT insured for any loss or damage, nor are we able to charge up the devices.

Personal Equipment:

We have 35 people going to camp, therefore, your child’s personal kit, (clothes, boots, sleeping bag, plates and cutlery etc.), should marked with their name. We do not carry spares!!

Parent Contact:

As much as you may miss your child, please be brave and do not try to contact them either via phone or notes/letters/reminders of home. We have found that this may induce homesickness and unsettle your child.
We will contact you if there are any issues.

Leader Contact – for emergency use only:

Beavers -Shannon Parr 07738 087609
Cubs – Danielle Coley 07941 070949
Organiser: Peter Duffy 0779 0593012
Tawd Vale Campsite – 01695 722866