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All the latest news from around the county.

GSL Support Training Day

When: 
30/9/2017, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Where: 
Perseverance Group HQ, 118 Sweetcroft Lane, Uxbridge, UB10 9LQ.

Location

Perseverance Group HQ, 118 Sweetcroft Lane, Uxbridge, UB10 9LQ, United Kingdom.

Film making initiative for 14-18 year olds

Thames Estuary Partnership are a small charity based in UCL and with Hermitage River Project based at Hermitage Community Moorings in Tower Hamlets, they're offering a two 2-day workshop this summer for 14-18 year olds. They will learn basic film making skills and we will teach them all they would need to know about how to make a short 1 minute film on their phone or tablet. Meaning no professional equipment is required.

At the end of the two days, they will have made a film together in a group of 5. Not only will this help to provide essential skills such as team work, organisation and critical thinking. They will also have skills in film making. They will then have the chance to make their own film over the summer with our support and enter this into a film competition which we are running as part of the outreach for a documentary we are co-producing, all about the ecology of the Thames.

The children will learn about the Thames, our link to the ocean through it and how the city impacts the river through litter.

GLMW Update - June 2017

Your June round up of news from Greater London Middlesex West Scouts

ESSENTIAL SUPPORT DAYS for GSLs and AGSLs

You are invited to a one day workshop for GSLs and AGSLs to designed with you in mind to help get you on track with your role and enable you to support your Group. If you are thinking about one of the roles too.  The day covers key areas including:

Kandersteg 2017

Every four years GLMW organises an expedition open to all Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Adults within the County to the Kandersteg International Scout Centre in Switzerland. The Expedition aims to deliver an exciting international experience for over 500 people. 

During the two week expedition, young people from all walks of life in GLMW can experience activities as diverse as camping and hiking in the high alps, walking and climbing on a glacier, parascending, white water rafting, meeting a wide range of international visitors to the Centre, spending the night in a Swiss mountain hut, tackling a high ropes course, going canyoning, visiting numerous cultural attractions in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland and participating in community support projects. 

 

Ski Trip - 10th-18th February 2018

There are only 4 places remaining on our Ski Trip next year! The trip is open to anyone in the whole County of any age. Please contact Tyler Skerton for forms and information, along with the deposit.

With a variety of pistes whilst staying in a 4 start hotel in the centre of Vallnord Andorra, the trip promises to be fantastic and lots of fun.

Young Leader Module Training Weekend 14th – 16th July 2017

To reinforce our determined support for our Young Leaders in GLMW, we’re pleased to be able to tell you about the YL module training weekend being made available to us again this July. Working with the Taceham Scout District in Berkshire, we will be hosting the weekend at PACCAR Scout Camp. If you have any Young Leaders working to achieve their YL modules, this weekend enables them to complete all of their training. To take a place on the weekend, the Young Leader must have completed module A. They can send the attached forms to the address on the forms, completed with their details, together with a cheque for £48 made payable to “GLMW Scout County” to secure their place. There are only limited spaces available so completed applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Please encourage your Young Leaders to apply for this valuable training.

Elements Weekend - An Event for Every Section at PACCAR

When: 
29/9/2017, 5:00pm - 1/10/2017, 7:00pm
Where: 
PACCAR Scout Camp, Denham Lane, Chalfont St Peter, SL9 0QH.

Location

PACCAR Scout Camp, Denham Lane, Chalfont St Peter, SL9 0QH, United Kingdom.

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