District events within Alfreton

Chilly Challenge (4th week of Jan)–  Sat 26- Sun 27th of January 2019, (12:00pm till 12:00pm)

-Taking place at Tibshelf Scout Hut.

-An official Scouts challenge where participants have to spend a night under canvas i.e. in a tent during Januray

Census– 31st January (Leaders only)

A census taken by the leaders of each section to help with administration and organisation throughout the year.

Twilight– 9th of March 2019 (11am meet)

Twilight is an event set up by Darren (South Normanton leader) and is a large game of Manhunt where teams of Cubs, Scouts and Explorers travel from a start point to a given end point, only disclosed on the day, whilst avoiding teams of Catchers. Winners are decided by the time taken and how many lives were lost.

-£2 per child. Deadline for entries Friday 16th of Feb. Any over 18s intending to join (either in a team or a a catcher) must have a valid CRB check.

-For further details, contact Darren (South Normanton).

Founder’s Day- 24th of February 14:00 start

-A day to celebrate and honor Lord Baden-Powell, who founded the Scouting Organisation in 1908, by taking a group of boys on a camp to Brownsea Island in Poole

Ready, Steady, Cook!– 16th of March

-Ready, Steady, Cook! is a district event that allows the Cubs and Scouts from all groups to create a menu and cook it themselves, unassisted by their Leaders . Menus are based around a given theme and Scouts must prepare a full three- course meal for judging, and the Cubs must prepare a 2 course meal for judging.

District AGM – 21st May 8pm Dunnicliff House.

District Camp– Fri 14th June- Sun 16th June (From 7:00pm Fri till 3:00pm Sun)

The district camp is a good way for all the different sections to interact with each other, as well as meet and make new friends.

-Activities are normally run by Leaders on the Saturday with a campfire in the afternoon/evening, During the day on the Saturday we have a group coming to do some shooting activies with us, then on the Sunday we will be putting on some more activities.

Party in the Park– 1st of Sept (9am)

-Meeting at Alfreton Park. The Party in the Park is a way for the district to advertise itself within the community. We usually have a stall running various activites from tombola to selling crafts made by the different groups.

Dunnicliff Camp– Fri 13th- Sun 14th of July (7:30 pm Fri till 2pm Sun)

-An activities camp run for the District Scouts that generally involves a competition between the different groups.

-Saturday 22nd, District campfire from 7:00pm, all sections and parents welcome.

District Fireworks Evening – Monday 4th November

An evening for everyone including parents and siblings with Fireworks and hot dogs. See leaders section for more info, Leaders also to be informed,

Remembrance Parade– Sun 10th of November

All groups to meet at their own venues

-A parade to commemorate all those who died in the First and Second World Wars and all those who have died in service of our country since then.

Christmas Party– TBA

This is the Annual District Christmas Party, Leaders will be informed of details.