Do more. Join our alpine adventure
Scouts from Houghton-le-Spring district regularly enjoy international adventures abroad. The alpine adventure provides opportunities for young people to experience high-calibre activities, as well as life in another country.  Scouts coming home from international adventures are part of a team; a scouting family that spans age, ability and scout group. 100% of scouts attending in 2017 rated this trip as GOOD or BRILLIANT.  It’s amazing fun, jam-packed with adventurous activity and is guaranteed to provide lasting memories, life-long friendships and develop #SkillsForLife.


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Our adventure is now fully booked and we've some scouts on reserve.


Scouts work together in teams of a similar age and ability.
Our professionally-led activity programme includes:
white water rafting
climbing and via ferrata
high ropes and zip wire
mountain hut
luge (sledge)
town visit
Aiguille du Midi cable car 

White water rafting

We leave by coach from Washington Services on the morning of Saturday 25 May. We’ve used our coach company, North East Coach Travel many times. We have enjoyed faultless support from them over the years and the company comply with all relevant standards of safety.

We cross the English channel via Dover-Calais by ferry and travel south east across France to the Alps. We arrive at lunchtime on Sunday and Natacha Camier, our host, greets us with a welcome meal.

The chalet has a good standard of accommodation. Scouts sleep in rooms of 4-6 young people. Each room has a shower and toilet.
There is a games room, an online IT suite, an outdoor all-weather games pitch and a lounge.

scouts on the ferry
be abroad
 Latest news

19/09/2018
Our first 94 places have been filled in just 5 days an amazing response. We hope to release a further 10 places in the coming days, once we confirm some arrangements such as bedroom allocations.  

13/09/2018 
Our information sharing event was held on 13th September

 Here is the presentation that we shared

 Check
 Apply for a British Passport. Need a new one, click here
 Apply for an EHIC card. Need a new one, click here

 Fundraising

 Stadium of Light charity collections
 Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (NOW FULLY BOOKED)
 Saturday 26th January 2019 (book from 30 Nov)

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Jonathan Chicken,
3 Sep 2018, 12:40