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  • Swimming Gala 2018

    Swimming Gala 2018

    Saturday 13th October 2013
    6pm - First Race 6.15pm

  • Gilwell Reunion

    Gilwell Reunion

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Calendar

  • CMAT - Top Ropes Assessment

  • District Young Leaders Camp

  • Suffolk Scouts Summer Sail 2018

  • Cub : Leaders Meeting

  • Gilwell Reunion

  • District Scout Camp - It's an Emergency!

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Welcome to Wolsey District Scouts, We are based in west Ipswich and the surrounding villages.

We have updated the site, to provide a better experience on all platforms from PC's to tablets to your mobile phone. The site is for Leaders, Members, Parents and youngsters, we hope to bring you News, Information and Fun. If you'd like to get in touch, just click on the 'Contact Us' page.

 

Latest News
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Come & Try it day at Alton Waters, on 15th September 2018 Come along and try sailing, paddle boarding and canoeing all under the watchful eye of qualified RYA and British Canoeing instructors. The cost of the day is being subsidised by the District so the cost is only £10 per Scout or Explorer for a fun day out
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District Skills Day for Scouts at Hallowtree Campsite, Sunday 14th October 2018; 10am to 4 pm. Just £6.00 per scout! Activities for the skills day would be Orienteering, shelter building, Knive, Axe and Saw, Backwoods cooking, erecting various styles of Tents, making tent pegs, fire lighting without matches.
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I realise that most sections are finishing soon for the summer break but I thought it would be useful to let Young Leaders know the date for the training modules for the session starting in September. Mod A (Compulsory Module) Wednesday 12th September 32nd Ipswich HQs Stoke Park Drive 7 - 9pm All the other Modules will take place at Bramford Scout and Guide HQs 7 - 9pm Please ask your YLs to book in with me if they intend coming to any of the above. Numbers for the First Response Course are limited -in the first instance precedence will be given to those nearing completion of their Award. I attach an In Touch form for the Mod A course and also for the other courses. For those returning to training in September please ask them to bring with them a completed form so my records are up to date. Do please get in touch if you or your Young Leaders have any queries. Yours in Scouting Di Smith DESA/DESL(YL)
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Ipswich Gang Show are celebrating 80 years in 2018! We are holding a celebration dinner dance at Trinity Park on Saturday 1st September 2018. Tickets are priced at £40 each to include a 2-course meal, live music, speaker, videos of old shows, memorabilia and much more. Children and partners are welcome but please note that children under 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult. Please feel free to pass on this information to any other ex-members that you may be in touch with. We would love to see you there… we have masses of photos to look at too! For full information please contact Dickie Hale on richard.hale7@ntlworld.com or 01473 414304. We can message you bank/cheque details if needed but please also contact Dickie so we know who’s paid!
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There's still time to book! Scouts will be working with the Suffolk Fire & Rescue, Paramedics from the Ambulance service, the Coast Guard and the Police to develop your first response emergency aid skills. Play out what-if scenarios, test your first aid skills and learn how to save lives!!! This camp will raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, camp fees will go towards EAAA and in return we get access to professionals who will teach our scouts valuable lifesaving skills. Your Scouts will be able to pick up Emergency Aid Badges as well as community work for either the World Challenge Award badge or Fundraising badge, if you decide to support the EAAA in your own fundraising event afterwards.