Our site for 2011 is the Girl Guide Centre in the New Forest
called Foxlease just outside of Lyndhurst.
We have use of an indoor centre which can accommodate 30
people (Juniors) plus an adjoining field where everyone
else will be accommodated under canvas. We shall again be joined by our
friends from Soham.
We have booked an amazing range of on site activities including canoeing,
zip wire, high ropes, low ropes, archery
and we shall have use of an indoor heated swimming pool.
Some of these activities will be run by the centre staff and some by SYG
We plan to travel by coach and depending on the weather have a day trip to
the beaches at Bournemouth which will
be Life Guard patrolled.
The dates will be depart FRIDAY JULY 22 at 2pm (we believe the schools will
finish at 12noon but we must leave at this
time to ensure a good trip and to settle everyone into the accommodation)
and we shall depart on WEDNESDAY
morning JULY 27 arriving back in Sawston around 4pm.
Although food, petrol and transport costs are rising we have
decided to keep the cost the same as last year at £125 per person. In order
for us to claim gift aid tax back we will be treating this cost as a
As always, we don’t want any of our members to miss out on
this opportunity due to costs, so if you require any financial assistance
please don’t hesitate to contact me directly. Even though the group never
charges the full costs to its members (this camp will be subsidised by just
under £3,000 from grants), we would like everyone to have an opportunity to
If you want to go we need a £35 deposit to secure a place, deadline is
Monday 24th January 2011. Junior numbers are limited due to accommodation
and we will operate a first come first served basis. The balance will be
required in two staged payments of £45 each, the first payment due by Easter
and the final payment at the beginning of June 2011.
Please complete the tear off slip and return it to me as
soon as possible to secure your place. If you require any more information on
this annual residential please don’t hesitate to contact us.