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Hopehill's 70th +2 & the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Updated: Nov 1, 2021

Come and Join Us to Celebrate

HOPEHILL’S 70TH +2 & the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

At the District “Platinum Birthday” Camp

When: Thursday 2nd to Sat 4th June 2022

(with the option to stay until Sunday if your group wishes)

Where: Hopehill Scout Campsite

Who: Everyone involved in Gravesham Scouting.

(Beavers Friday/Saturday only - Squirrels on Saturday)

Cost: to be advised

Outline plan (details will emerge once they are finalised).

Camp Plan (timings are in Scout Time and subject to amendment)

Thursday 2nd June 2022

- Groups and Units can arrive during the day to set up camp prior to the opening ceremony, entertainment and beacon lighting at dusk.

Friday 3rd June 2022

- 10am: Platinum Challenge Activities (with lunch break included) – details to be released March 2022.

- 5pm: Dinner Break

- 7:30pm: Campfire & Entertainment

- 10pm: Start of Quiet Time

Saturday 4th June 2022

- 10:00am: “Celebrate” Themed Scouts Own

- 10.30am: Birthday Celebration – Each group to run a side show/game for others to join in with a birthday picnic lunch during the day

- 5.30pm: Flag Down and Closing Ceremony – Those groups who wish to depart, or depart their young people may do so.

- 7:00pm: For those who want to stay Saturday evening – a “Bring your own BBQ” &

Games/District Social event.

Sunday 5th June 2022

- Strike Camp – Those who stayed overnight - depart during the day. Those who departed

Saturday can come and remove their equipment

What to do now:

- Email to register your groups interest in the event

before 31st December 2021 – please send group name, GSL (or camp leader) contact

information, which sections will be participating. Please note – Starsky & Hutch are not

available for booking. Also the building is blocked booked for Beavers overnight on

Saturday (unless they are in tents)

- Booking opens 1st February 2022 - no payments due until the event.

Pat Duncumb

Gravesham District Secretary

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