Abroad 19


Scouts from our district have ventured abroad regularly. Adding an international dimension to our programme brings together our young people; adult volunteers through big adventures. 

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




scouts on the ferry
be abroad
 Latest news

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4 June 2019
Please complete our feedback survey here. Lost property gallery is now online.  Lost property can be collected on 11 June (8-9pm) from St. Andrew's Church or on 18th June from Oxclose Community Academy (comprehensive) 7.30 - 8.30pm or by arrangement. 

1 June 2019 
Check out live tracker online here
Whilst we travel home use our update line 0
7572 892959‬
Keep up to date using Twitter and Facebook. 

28 May 2019 
Our photo galleries are now live online. Don't forget to check back regularly to see the updated images. Please do not post our images onto social media. 

25 May 2019 

Whilst we travel: use our update line 0
7572 892959‬
Keep up to date using Twitter and Facebook.

16 May 2019
 Final meeting for families
 7.45 - 8.30pm @ St. Andrews Church, Washington. NE37 2AX
 Drop in session to collect final information and hand in passport and EHIC card

 12 May 2019
 Fundraising
 Sponsored Walk over the Cleadon Hills.
 Map of Route  
 Sponsor Form

 4 May 2019
 Email update / support grant
 A comprehensive email update has been sent today. This includes confirmation of 
 the support grant received from The Scout Association. 


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



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.


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Jonathan Chicken,
3 Sep 2018, 12:40
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Carl Hickman,
6 Mar 2019, 07:31
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Carl Hickman,
6 Mar 2019, 07:31