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24th World Scout Jamboree - could you be joining the adventure of a lifetime?

 
Liverpool North will shortly start the search process for up to 4 young people to represent us as part of the Merseyside Contingent to the World Scout Jamboree in North America in 2019. The Jamboree will take place on 22nd July – 2nd August 2019 at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia, USA.
 
If you were born between 22 July 2001 and 21 July 2005, you are eligible to apply to attend. (If you are outside of this specific age range, unfortunately you wont be eligible this time)
 
More information about the application process and details about the Jamboree will be shared soon. 
 
The UK Contingent Management Team anticipate being able to publish the fee by mid October 2017. They are keen to ensure that we offer all attendees a value for money experience and therefore are currently undertaking a thorough travel tender process. The cost of travel is a significant proportion of the budget and through completion of a thorough tender and due diligence process will ensure that they secure a reliable and cost effective option. As this proportion of the budget is unconfirmed they are unable to state a ‘no more than fee’ and therefore appreciate your patience whilst the tender process is completed and the.
 
Interested? Ask your Group Scout Leader, Scout Leader or Explorer Scout Leader to tell you more when information is available and keep checking back here for the latest updates. Still interested? Let us know before end September 2017 to be part of the selction process.
 
Jamboree Website: http://www.2019wsj.org/
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16+ Queens Scout Award
05/07/2017 By Stephen James

Are you 16-25 and wanting to complete your Queen Scout Award? Are you already completing the requirements as part of the Gold DofE? Have you registered online with the Scout association?

It has come to light that there have been a number of instances within Merseyside where people have failed to achieve their Queens Scout Award desspite completeing the requirements undertaking the Gold DofE due to a minor technical breach and not registering. It takes less than 5 minutes to register and allows you to count your DofE actions towards your QSA. If you don't you may have to do all the items TWICE!

Please follow the link below to go straight to the page.

Queen Scout award Registration Page

If you have any questions, please speak to one of the Explorer Leaders who will be able to assist.

 

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THANK YOU - District Camp 2017
12/06/2017 By Helen Hannigan

THANK YOU!

A massive thank you to all who attended, assisted or organised this year’s District Camp! The weekend ran smoothly and was enjoyed by over 500 members of Liverpool North and this is down to the efforts of you all!

To the team which helped to organise the whole event  a huge thanks to you all for the work you put in at camp, from my point of view it went well despite the weather. Just to say thank you seems such a little thing but it is sincerely meant.

Tawd Vale staff have also praised us all as a district and want us to pass on their thanks for the respect shown not only to them but the Twad Vale site in general, especially the toilets which are normally left in a state – not by LND who have kept these clean and serviceable throughout the weekend! So thank you to all of you for this and upholding the LND name!

Keep your eyes peeled for photographs and videos being uploaded by the various groups. We are currently sifting through to upload as many as possible onto the website and Facebook. If you have any photo’s or videos you can send in, please email to stejay87@gmail.com or if possible send a drop box link to allow these to be downloaded.

Thanks again

Helen, LND DC 

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VACANCY - Local Training Manager
23/03/2017 By Stephen James

Do you want to get more out of scouting? Are you looking for a new challenge to increase the effectiveness of how scouting is delivered? Are you able to assist the district in ensuring our training is up to date?

If the answer to any of the above is ‘Yes!’ then this post may be for you…

 

We have a vacancy for a Local Training Manager within the district to ensure that we are delivering the best programmes and leadership to all our young people and promoting and delivering scouting to the fullest. Please see the attached document and if you are interested, contact Helen Hannigan direct for more information.

http://www.scoutsonline.co.uk/Files/Global00020/LTM Role Description v2.pdf

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Cash your cash before it's too late!
15/02/2017 By Stephen James

Do you have subs not yet banked? Do you hold petty cash in your HQ?

Please read the below to ensure you don't risk any losses to your finances. (This also applies to your personal finances too!)

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out next month, and the current round version will stop being legal tender (and so won’t be accepted in shops) on 15 October. After that, if you still have any old £1 coins, you won’t be able to spend them. Slightly different for the old £5 notes, however it may be wise to get these banked before 5th May 2017!

See the article from Martins Money Saving Expert website for more information here.

 

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