Trip Launch – details and directions

Details for the trip launch for the expedition to the Czech Republic are as follows:

Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Venue: Northwood Scout Centre (132nd HQ), 2-4 Northwood Avenue, Chaddesden, Derby, DE21 6JJ

Time: 7:00pm start – 8:00pm finish (approx – leaders will be around for as long as needed to answer individual questions)

Dress code: uniform is not required

Attendees: the Scout and a parent/guardian (seating is limited, so one parent per Scout is preferred wherever possible), Scouts can attend without a parent present as long as they are supervised by a known adult (i.e. their leader/another parent).


1. Welcome and refreshments

2. Introductions from leadership team

3. Launch presentation

4. Group Q&A

5. Free time to speak to individual leaders about any initial concerns


From Derby: take Nottingham Road eastbound towards Chaddesden, after the fire station turn left onto Chaddesden Park Road, then second left onto Northwood Avenue.  The Scout HQ is the first building on the right. DE21 6JJ

From the east: leave the A52 at ASDA island, taking Nottingham Road towards the city centre.  Just before the fire station (after all of the shops) turn right into Chaddesden Park Road.  Take the second left onto Northwood Avenue.  The Scout HQ is the first building on the right. DE21 6JJ

Kind regards,

Shaun Maskrey

Contingent Leader



  1. Chris Phelps · · Reply

    Hi Shaun,

    Either I’m having a senior moment, or this doesn’t state what date meeting is??



    1. Hi Chris,

      The date is towards the top, and also on the letter that went out recently. Just to clarify it’s on the evening of Wednesday 22nd May.

      Kind regards,

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