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Days 7-8

Day Seven – Prague River Cruise, Charles Bridge, Petrin Hill, Prague Castle and the Black Light Theatre Along with Germany, our last day of activities was one of the busiest.  The day began with arguably the most relaxing part, a river cruise of the city of Prague, with a buffet lunch, live music and chance […]

Days 4-6

…continued from the previous post… Day Four – Karlstejn Castle On our fourth full day we were more relaxed, enjoying more our first lie-in (8:30am) and travelling to Karlstejn, a tourist village and castle just a few miles from our accommodation.  After a forced march up to meet our tour at the castle, we then had a […]

Days 1-3

I hope that everyone had a great time in the Czech Republic!  Elements of any trip abroad are going to be challenging – and the leaders wish to thank the Scouts for their support, perseverance, enthusiasm and good humour. You will have noticed a lack of blogging whilst we were away.  Unfortunately, very few places […]

The blog is changing…

When we are in the Czech Republic, the purpose of this blog will change.  So far it has been a repository for information and documents, but during the trip (internet access allowing!) we aim to publish a blog each day which tells you about what we are getting up to.  So far it’s been all […]

Ready to depart?

Our departure is almost here, and it’s frankly quite amazing how quickly it’s crept up on us.  I have put together this post to guide you through the departure day and make sure everything runs smoothly.  You will also get a more formal letter via e-mail shortly. Departure is from Church Street, Spondon.  Meet in […]

Hoodies and polos

The hoodies and polos are now ready, and I started the ’rounds’ yesterday by visiting 27th. I will try to visit all the groups within the next week with a view to getting as much of the clothing out as possible prior to the trip. 27th – Done. 175th – Thursday 10th July – towards […]

Confirmed departure times

Departure Monday 28 July 2014 Meet at 15:00 (3PM) at Church St Turning Circle, Spondon, DERBY, DE21 7LL.  The coach will depart at 15:30.   Return Thursday 7 August 2014 Pick up at 16:30 (4:30PM) at Church St Turning Circle, Spondon, DERBY, DE21 7LL

No sleeping bags needed :)

Our travel agent have advised that the Scouts no not require sleeping bags for the trip.  The accommodation is equipped with duvets and pillows, so they will need the following bedding items instead: 1. Single duvet cover 2. Bedsheet 3. Pillowcase. The kit list has been updated to reflect this and is available on the […]

Parents evening – details and directions

A short parents evening will be held on Wednesday 25th June at 132nd HQ, Northwood Avenue, Chaddesden.  It will start promptly at 7pm and last no longer than 1 hour.  Scouts do not need uniform. Parking is on-street, either on Northwood Avenue or another local side street.  Parking on Chaddesden Park Road is not recommended. […]

New downloads – inc. Permissions Form

Letter 5 and FORM D are now available for download via the download tab at the top right corner of this page. This form is the last major piece of paperwork required from all Scouts prior to the trip.  It gives them permission to take part in the trip, and individual permission for each activity we […]