Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 59

Thread: After Ecamp

  1. #16
    Escouts Management Daniel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    Huddersfield
    Posts
    3,237
    Thanks
    118
    Thanked 49 Times in 24 Posts
    If we were to extend a day would it not be worth looking at May with the bank holidays?
    Daniel

    Explorer Scout Leader | Group Trustee
    4th Huddersfield Golcar Scout Group
    4thgolcar.org.uk
    District Media Development Manager
    Huddersfield South West
    hswscouts.org.uk



  2. #17
    SL, AGSL, TA, NAA curtisuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Woodford Halse, Daventry, Northamptonshire
    Posts
    1,608
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel View Post
    If we were to extend a day would it not be worth looking at May with the bank holidays?
    they tend to be prime camping weekends so site will be booked with lots of YP
    David Curtis
    Escouts Moderator
    Ecamp2009 - All the way with the epolice
    Ecamp2008 - All the way
    Ecamp2006 - (well for 1 night may be)
    GSL - 1st Woodford Halse
    County Media Manager Northamptonshire
    Web & Communications for
    www.northantsscouts.org.uk
    www.daventryscouts.co.uk
    www.woodfordhalsescouting.co.uk
    Please make all support requests to the forum or the helpdesk

  3. #18
    Account Closed Raksha's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Lymington, Hants
    Posts
    5,665
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    plus families like bank holidays

  4. #19
    is it senior or very old TRH's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Belfast
    Posts
    2,512
    Thanks
    24
    Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by curtisuk View Post
    they tend to be prime camping weekends so site will be booked with lots of YP
    Certainly don't want to be near any of those

    ASL, 81st St Bartholomews (South Belfast)

    CEOP Ambassador
    Belfast County Safeguarding Awarness Co-ordinator
    Northern Ireland Scouts Core Team Member

    Camp 2008/09

    Antiquis temporibus, nati tibi similes in rupibus ventosissimis exponebantur ad necem.

  5. #20
    Moderator jshirra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Darlington
    Posts
    3,792
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 54 Times in 8 Posts
    well since the majority of escouters are from the south east....luton airport is right near some wicked campsites

    having said that, i don't know where i'll be next year so will wait before flogging the SE!!

  6. #21
    Escouts Founder Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    Midlothian, Scotland
    Posts
    6,632
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 328 Times in 135 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by jshirra View Post
    well since the majority of escouters are from the south east....luton airport is right near some wicked campsites

    having said that, i don't know where i'll be next year so will wait before flogging the SE!!
    We are letting you have the Olympics, now you want Ecamp 2009, I think you are serverly pushing it

  7. #22
    Assistant Beaver Leader Keith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Ingleby Barwick, England
    Posts
    3,731
    Thanks
    134
    Thanked 118 Times in 85 Posts
    So far North Yorkshire ticks boxes: near the coast - check, near an airport - check, good indoor acomodation - check, phone line / internet connection - phone line, check!!
    Keith "Hawkeye"
    (Acting) Beaver Scout Section Leader (Woodbadge)
    Group Executive Committee Member
    Group Badge Secretary
    Group Web Manager
    Fundraising Co-ordinator - Group Family Camp 2018
    1st Ingleby Barwick (St Francis) Scout Group



    https://www.inglebybarwickscouts.org.uk


    WE NEED MORE ADULT VOLUNTEERS!
    Volunteer at 1st Ingleby Barwick Scout Group
    Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders, Sectional Assistants, Occasional Helpers, etc.


  8. #23
    Escouts Founder Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    Midlothian, Scotland
    Posts
    6,632
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 328 Times in 135 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Keith View Post
    So far North Yorkshire ticks boxes: near the coast - check, near an airport - check, good indoor acomodation - check, phone line / internet connection - phone line, check!!
    And near you!!!

    I think there are a lot of places which tick all the boxes

  9. #24
    Been around a long time Dave's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Uffculme, Devon
    Posts
    1,900
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 6 Times in 3 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    And near you!!!

    I think there are a lot of places which tick all the boxes
    Yeah, My back garden..enough room for loads of tents !!!
    all in all it is just another brick in the wall

  10. #25
    Senior Member Ashbourne_Akela's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Mayfield, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    Posts
    1,944
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 2 Posts
    Next year we need more non-techies like TRH and me! Poor Trevor and I were stuck there listening to talk about bandwidths, blackberries, servers, hosting, firewalls....... And we're still none the wiser!
    GSL 1st Mayfield Scout Group
    And general dogsbody

    Ecamp 2008/2009

  11. #26
    Escouts Team Bloory's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    Leicestershire
    Posts
    3,415
    Thanks
    243
    Thanked 115 Times in 71 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Ashbourne_Akela View Post
    Next year we need more non-techies like TRH and me! Poor Trevor and I were stuck there listening to talk about bandwidths, blackberries, servers, hosting, firewalls....... And we're still none the wiser!
    That wasn't me was it? I don't think I was very geeky at all that evening!
    Jonathan Bloor
    Escouts Team
    Group Scout Leader - 4th Ashby de la Zouch

  12. #27
    Senior Member Ashbourne_Akela's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Mayfield, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    Posts
    1,944
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 2 Posts
    No Jonathan, it was all of them.......all weekend
    GSL 1st Mayfield Scout Group
    And general dogsbody

    Ecamp 2008/2009

  13. #28
    SL, AGSL, TA, NAA curtisuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Woodford Halse, Daventry, Northamptonshire
    Posts
    1,608
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
    I was not that techie
    David Curtis
    Escouts Moderator
    Ecamp2009 - All the way with the epolice
    Ecamp2008 - All the way
    Ecamp2006 - (well for 1 night may be)
    GSL - 1st Woodford Halse
    County Media Manager Northamptonshire
    Web & Communications for
    www.northantsscouts.org.uk
    www.daventryscouts.co.uk
    www.woodfordhalsescouting.co.uk
    Please make all support requests to the forum or the helpdesk

  14. #29
    Moderator David's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Posts
    4,073
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Bloory View Post
    That wasn't me was it? I don't think I was very geeky at all that evening!
    Wasnt it the first ecamp that you said you turned your car into an arial for the internet? Something like that anyways...

  15. #30
    Escouts Team Bloory's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    Leicestershire
    Posts
    3,415
    Thanks
    243
    Thanked 115 Times in 71 Posts
    On the first ecamp I was using my mobile to connect (via secured bluetooth) to the internet over GPRS, but not during the evening I was with you guys I don't think...
    Jonathan Bloor
    Escouts Team
    Group Scout Leader - 4th Ashby de la Zouch

Similar Threads

  1. Ecamp 2009
    By Dave in forum Escouts Ecamp 2006-2013
    Replies: 90
    Last Post: 21-04-2009, 04:59 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •