Summer Expedition 2020 The Lake District
Summer Expedition 2020 – The Lake District & Scafell Pike.
Saturday 1st August to Saturday 8th August 2020
You will be staying for seven nights in a big warm chalet at
Great Tower Campsite which is set in a forest beside Lake Windermere.
You will be rafting on the lake, scrambling up a flowing river, exploring underground caves and reaching up into the sky from the top of The Old Man of Coniston and Scafell Pike (the highest mountain in England) – A full exploration of the Lake District.
If you wish to attend then get permission from your parents/carer and get them to email a leader ASAP.
You must have done 8 hikes or have been on a 1st Crawley mountain trip, must be able to swim and must have a sense of adventure.
There will be at least 6 hikes between now and August 2020 which also gives you time to learn to swim (life jackets are provided).
Proper mountain clothing is compulsory and there will be kit
checks before the event.
Strength/stamina training and attending the May 2020
Snowdonia Expedition is advised.
£350 – You can spread the cost any way you like. Last
payment must be before Wednesday 1st
Young leaders go for half price.
Deposit: A deposit of £50 secures your place. On June 1st we will be offering any spare places to other Crawley Scouts and Explorers, so get in QUICK!
Cost: £350 – You can spread the cost any way you like. Last payment must be before Saturday 18th July 2020.