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Blog | P&P Youth Commissioners Blog
13/10/2018 By Ed Clee

It has been a very busy month September for our YC team planning and organizing ideas and putting them into practice.

I don’t really have much to tell you about what we have been getting up to other than planning for now! So the first milestone for us as the YC team is to travel and visit as many sections in as many groups as possible before Christmas as you might already know. Achieving this gives us a great opportunity to kick off a network of communication between all the leaders and us as a YC team. This gives everybody a chance to feel included and have a chance to chat to us properly. I cannot wait to get out and start meeting all the young people and hearing about what they are getting up to and what they have planned sticking to the plan of #youthshapedscouting.

If you haven’t had an email from me yet requesting a date for us to visit, please just drop me an email with some information about when it would be possible for me to attend your scouting evening and have a bit of a chat with all the young people.

Thanks for reading.

YIS

Ted Clee

District Youth Commisioner

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Whitewater Rafting at Lee Valley
14/10/2018 By Chris Evans

Whitewater Rafting 2018

A group of 43 Explorers and Leaders had a great afternoon out at the Lee Valley Whitewater Rafting Centre.  We took 5 rafts around the Olympic course from 2012.

The centre is a fantastic facility and everyone had a great time.

Most people managed to fall out at some point and one team even broke their guide! He was replaced by Captain America who asked them 'Did Tom teach you any commands?' 'Yes' was the reply.'Why didn't you use them then?!' asked Cap a period of retraining followed.

Please take a look at the photos of our afternoon out and more information on Lee Valley is available at www.gowhitewater.co.uk

Next years trip will be Saturday 12th October. Email paddlesports@pandpscouts.org.uk for more information

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New Beaver Colony for Wisborough Green
10/09/2018 By Chris Evans
Calling all Beavers and Parents
 
Tired of dull weekdays? Want to try something new, learn new skills and meet a whole new group of friends?  
 
Following our successful interest evening, we have lots of young people ready to join the Scouting Adventure
 
We are still looking for adults and parents to support the leadership team so if you can spare some time we'd love to hear from you.  Not all leaders stand in front of the young people, someone to look after the money or record the badge work is every bit as important.
 
For more information contact Mark Guy below or Wisborough Green group direct by Clicking Here
 
Mark Guy
t: 07943 868 055
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Climbing & Abseiling
08/09/2018 By Chris Evans

https://youtu.be/HzvYsxByquQ

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Cub & Beaver Paddlesport Days
08/09/2018 By Chris Evans

Our Paddlesport Team was out in force at the Wey & Arun Canal this summer with two taster days for Cubs and Beavers to have a go on the water in all sorts of exciting watercraft.  (There were a few suspiciously tall Cubs sneaking in too!)

The young people could try:

Rafts

Canadian Canoes

Stand-up Paddleboards

Sit-on Kayaks

Closed Cockpit Kayaks

The weather was fabulous and a terrific time was had by all.  It was hard work for the team but they are all looking forward to doing it again next year!

If you have an interest in water activities and would like to help young people to join your interest, and have a load of fun along the way then we'd love to hear from you! ddcevents@pandpscouts.org.uk

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