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1 st RUSTINGTON EXPLORER SCOUT UNIT. INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION 2008. www.rustington-explorers.org.uk. Introduction. 8th International Expedition Offers a different side to ‘regular Scouting’ Fantastic opportunities and activities A chance to get to know each other

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1st RUSTINGTON EXPLORER SCOUT UNIT

INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION

2008

www.rustington-explorers.org.uk

introduction
Introduction...
  • 8th International Expedition
  • Offers a different side to ‘regular Scouting’
  • Fantastic opportunities and activities
  • A chance to get to know each other
  • Promotes a healthy team bond and develops the individual
  • Highlight of the Scouting year

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spain ainsa4
SPAIN - AINSA

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the region
The Region...
  • 200km North West of Barcelona
  • Within Ordesa National Park
  • Located in the Spanish Pyrenees

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campsite
Campsite
  • Large Open Campsite
  • Swimming Pool
  • Shop & Café
  • Excellent Shower Blocks
  • Walking Distance to Ainsa
dates and timings
Dates and timings...

Fri 15th Aug to Sat 30th Aug 2008

  • Will leave H.Q. on Friday AM
  • Will arrive back at H.Q. on Sat Eve
  • Actual times confirmed nearer the day

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travel and transport
Travel and Transport...
  • Travel using both group and unit minibuses
  • All equipment with exception of day bags will be transported by European experienced haulage company
  • Channel crossing – Newhaven – Dieppe
  • PCV licenced drivers abiding to EC directives
  • 700 miles, approximately 16-18 hours travelling over two days with overnight stop

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eligibility
Eligibility…
  • Strictly capped to 35 Explorers maximum
  • Aged 14 – 18 years old.
  • Fees already subsidised by fundraising so all who wish to attend MUST find time to help at fundraising events. If unable, those individuals fees will be increased by £50

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what is this fantastic opportunity going to cost me
What is this fantastic opportunity going to cost me?...

15 days total to include :

Travel UK to Spain and return, full board, all activities, insurance, accommodation, great young innovative and fun to be with Leaders (free)

£450.00 per person

(As the advert says, ‘two weeks without the kids’…. Priceless)

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financial overview at a glance
Financial overview at a glance...

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insurance breakdown
Insurance breakdown...

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programme of events
Programme of events...

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expeditions
Expeditions...
  • 3 or 4 day walking or cycling expedition
  • Chief scouts Platinum and Diamond award
  • Queen Scout Award
  • Lightweight, self sufficient, up to 7 members per team
  • Two Practice 1 Night Expeditions to be completed Feb Half Term and Easter

No Practices = NO GO

  • Training in First aid, navigation, expedition food and hygiene, load carrying, team leadership, survival skills, camping skills and environment appreciation (altitude, heat, dangers etc)

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what is expected from you
WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM YOU!
  • Fundraising support from Explorers & Parents
  • Website / Webshop – including Amazon, John Lewis, Marks & Spencers, Play
  • Practice expeditions, preparation of route cards
  • Commitment to expedition teams / teamwork

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payment
PAYMENT

Three Post dated Cheques of £150

Stapled together with the Explorer’s name and your/payee mobile phone number written on the back.

These will be Banked on the following Dates

1st November 2007

1st February 2008

1st May 2008

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faq s
FAQ’S...
  • Mobile phones, Ipods, MP3/4 players etc
  • Home contact for you AND us
  • Sleeping arrangements
  • Spending money
  • Kit list / Kit Check
  • EHIC Card, Passports, ID card and Security
  • Additional Insurance, Valuables
  • Leaders + Additional leadership

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ehic european health insurance card
EHIC European Health Insurance Card
  • Apply online – www.ehic.org.uk
fundraising
FUNDRAISING
  • Webshop
  • Discos
  • Carol Singing
  • Marshalling Fun Run – Sunday 4th May
  • Christmas Collection
  • Sainsburys bag packing – Easter 2008
  • BBQ – Chestnut Tree House – THIS WEEKEND

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