My.SCOUT‎ > ‎

District Thinking Day Campfire (25 February 2012)

When Lord Robert Baden Powell founded the Scouting movement in 1907, he couldn’t have imagined how many young people would enjoy being Scouts and Guides in the 100 years that followed. He founded the Guide movement in 1910, and his wife Olave was World Chief Guide during her lifetime. 

They share a birthday – 22nd February – and so Guides and Scouts around the world use this date to commemorate the success of their organisations on Thinking Day. This year, we are running a joint event for Scouts and Guides in the Oxford area to commemorate this day.

Please submit the form below by Thursday 9th February to confirm your Cub's attendance - spaces are limited and there may not be any room for latecomers!

Location: Youlbury Scout Camp, Gate 4 (pink marker on the map)
Cost: £3 payable in cash only

Start: 5.00pm (if your Cub is attending the Scapheap Challenge we can will be able to provide some transport between the two - please ask if this is required)
Finish: 8.30pm (note that the Scouts/Explorers finish time is 9.00pm - if you are collecting an older child your Cub can stay until 9.00pm)

What to wear: Cub jumper and scarf, activity trousers, sensible shoes for running around outside, warm layers 
What to bring: A ‘sitter’ (folded newspaper in a sealed thick plastic bag), a waterproof jacket, a torch, and a loud singing voice!
View Youlbury Scout Activity Centre on a larger map