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Contact information
    For queries/ questions:
    or contact 07572 892959

    Home Contact: Carl Hickman (07736 935466)

    Departure info
    • Meet: 8.30am @ Washington Services (Southbound) 
    • Wear uniform (top half) with an event necker
      • Click here to learn how to tie your necker into a friendship knot
    • Bring a packed lunch
    • Check-in with our adult team
    • Drop-off prescribed medication with Christine Willcock

    When you arrive, please park in the car park (don't park in the coach park) and walk down towards the coach park. See our useful diagram to the right.

    Check-in with our adult team (wearing pink neckers) and drop off any medication with Christine Willcock.

    If you didn't receive your necker at our families' info evening, you'll receive it when you check-in.

    Our accomodation

    We're staying right in the heart of London. Safestay Holland Park in Kensington is
    Holland Park
     a fantastic, modern and safe youth hostel. It's a great base for seeing the sights of London as we're very close to the tube and Kensington High Street!
    We'll be sleeping in secure dormitories with adult leaders in nearby rooms. Males, females, scouts and explorer scouts will be in a dormitory with people in their section and gender. Our team work with local scout leaders to ensure every young person has a familiar face with them!

    Safety - our number one priority.
    Scouts builds confidence, independence and skills for life.
    Scouts and the Shard
    In the City (London) is planned, delivered and managed by a team of experienced adult leaders from our scout district.

    Safety is always our number one priority and we have a great track record of safely leading large events (see examples here).

    Our comprehensive event plan manages every aspect of the event. Young people will work in small groups of around 10, led by experienced adults trained in firstaid.

    Our explorer scouts will have the opportunity to independently explore London in groups, managed by adult leaders. When exploring independently, explorers will check-in with frequently check in with an adult (who are always reachable by phone) and will have the option of staying with the adult team.

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