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Danbury Camp 2014

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  1. Danbury Camp 2014 Monday 30th June – Friday 4th July

  2. What Makes Danbury So Great! • 188 Year Sevens Camping! • 28 Members of Staff! • Get away from it all! • Be at one with nature! • New experiences! • Meeting new friends! • Trying new activities! • Developing as an individual!

  3. Comments from Year 8’s “Best Week Ever” “ Made loads of new friend's” “Loved Sharing a tent with my mates” “Staff are all really friendly and see them in a different environment” “Can we go every year” “All the activities were really fun”

  4. Where You will stay • Danbury is an outdoor education and activity centre located in seventy acres of prime Essex countryside, just one mile from Junction 18 of the A12 • You will stay in 10 man tents provided by Danbury Camp. • Approximately 8-10 students per tent. • Toilet/shower blocks. • Separate shower blocks for staff/students.

  5. Typical Day • 7:30 Wake Up • 8:30 Breakfast • 9:30-12:30 Two Different Activities • 12:30 Lunch • 1:30-4:30 Two different Activities • 5:30 Dinner • 7:00 Evening Activity • 9:30 Hot Drink and Biscuits • 10:00 Bedtime

  6. Meals • Meals are served in the marquee. • Cooked by Danbury Staff in their kitchens. • Monday – Lunch, Dinner and Bedtime hot drink. • 3 meals a day Tuesday to Thursday. • Full English Breakfast or Continental. • Lunch: Roll, Crisps, Fruit and Drink. • Students can choose their sandwich filling. • 2-course proper dinner. • Hot drink and biscuit before bed. • Friday – Breakfast and Lunch. • Drink available throughout the day

  7. Danbury Cup • Students will be competing throughout the week for the Danbury Cup. • Win points • Lose Points • Double Points • Triple Points

  8. Activities Danbury Led Activities • Climbing Wall • Mountain Biking • High Ropes • Archery • Obstacle Course • BMX • Tree Tops • Problem Solving Colne Led Activities • Volleyball • Slip and Slide • Danbury animations • Old School Games • Benches • Spaghetti Towers • Masks

  9. Evening Activities Monday: Capture the flag Tuesday: Tug of War Wednesday: House Challenge Thursday: Fancy Dress Disco

  10. What You will need! • Enough clothes and underwear for 5 days. • Sleeping Bag & Pillow • Clothes may get dirty or muddy. • Appropriate dress for camping! • Temperature! Cover for Hot and Cold! • Waterproof jacket and/or umbrella. • Hat. • Fancy Dress. • Sunglasses, Sun tan Lotion. • Torch. • Pen and Note Book. • Water Bottle.

  11. Monday 30th • Arrive at school from 8:30 onwards. • Parents to hand in any medication to Amanda Taylor – Clearly label with name & instructions • Students to bring all luggage into main hall • Set off for Danbury at 10:00am

  12. Friday 4th July • Danbury Olympics • Parents Welcome to watch from 11am Onwards ( and may take student home at 12.30 ) • 12:00 Award of Danbury Cup • 12:30 Lunch • 1:30 Depart for school

  13. Any Further Questions... Email • DGrimwood@colne.essex.sch.uk