Training Academy

This a weekend event held for adult training on the 6th & 7th October, at The Blackbourne Centre, in Elmswell.

The available modules have spaces: 5, 12a, 12b, 14, 15, and 19.

County Competition

This is a competition to celebrate the partnership between Suffolk Scouts and the North West Province, and Scouts South Africa. The competition is open to all members of scouting, to design a badge which will be on uniform in both Suffolk and The North West Province.

We are looking for a design that truly reflects the spirit of partnership, which is one if equality friendship and fun.

Deadline is 31st October 2018, and entries should be sent to [email protected]

Suffolk Scouts Training Academy

On the 6th & 7th October, there is a Suffolk Scouts Training Academy weekend being held at The Blackbourne Centre, Elmswell, IP30 9GY. There are a variety of workshops including; ‘delivering a quality programme’, ‘skills of leadership’ ‘running safe activities’ and ‘fundamentals of scouting’

To book a session, please head to the training section on the Suffolk Scouts website: https://www.suffolkscouts.org.uk/training-main

The closing date is 22/09/2018. For further information, or any queries, please contact Steve Challis.

Suffolk Scouts Offshore Sailing Weekend

There are 2 sailing weekends available on the East Coast & Rivers in a 49′ Sail Training Yacht.

This will run from Friday night until late Sunday afternoon. It will start and finish in Ipswich, and £100 is needed to cover all food, and use of good quality wet gear.

Dates: 21st – 23rd September & 19-21st October

Any Scout aged 14 or over on these dates are eligible.

For more information, please contact Keith Trevorrow at: [email protected]

Challenge and Adevnture Day

When: 30th September 2018

Where: Bradfield Park Camp Site

Time: 9.00am – 4.15pm

Dress: Activity T-shirt and group scarf

Cost: £6 per cub

This event is open to teams of no more than 12 cubs. The day will be divided into 8 x 45 minute bases where the cubs will have the opportunity to take part in some of the more traditional scouting activities such as fire lighting, pioneering, climbing and lots more.

Cubs who attend this day will be well on the way to completing their Adventure Challenge Award.

Please let Cathy know on 07808 856545 or to [email protected].

Whipsnade Zoo Trip

This year our District day out is a coach trip to Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable. This is the UK’s largest Zoo and one of the biggest European Conservation Parks.

The date is Saturday October 13th, leaving Sudbury at 8am, picking up in Haverhill at about 8.45am and arriving at the zoo at about 10am. Returning to Sudbury at about 7pm.

The cost which includes entry ticket and bus hire

All Cubs Scouts £25

One leader for every 6 cubs goes completely free

Any adults extra £20

The Cubs will need to be in full uniform, girls are advised to wear trousers and everyone will need sturdy footwear as there will be some walking to do.  Cubs will also need to bring 2 packed lunches.  One can be left on the bus to be eaten on the way home, the other must be packed into a daysack or small rucksack which the cubs will carry round with them. The cubs may bring no more than £10 spending money.

Final booking date is 29th September. Contact Cathy & Cliff for more information.

Safeguarding Session

We are running a safeguarding session on Sunday 28th October at Sudbury HQ. The session will start at 9.30am and aim to end by 12pm. Spaces are limited to 25 and bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis

Please contact Steve Challis on 07736239157

Suffolk Scouts Training Academy

Details for the next Leader Training session are as below:

The Blackbourne Centre in Elmswell on 6th and 7th October 2018

To book a place, please visit the Suffolk Scouts website: https://www.suffolkscouts.org.uk/training-main