New Series on Discovery

Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, stars in a brand new series “Escape from Hell”. True-life stories of ordinary people trapped in extraordinary situations of survival. From bandit attacks to avalanches, being lost in ferocious sand storms to being confronted with wild bears, it premieres Monday 7 October at 9pm only on Discovery Channel.

Explorers: sign up for Group Camp ASAP

Any and all former Oak Street scouts aged 14-18 (currently in Explorers) are warmly invited to our Group Camp at Hesley Wood Scout Activity Centre, Fri 27th Sept – Sun 29th Sept 2013. Click here for the letter and consent form.

We’d like to get as many former Oak Street scouts on board as possible, so spread the word, print off the form and hand it in after next Tuesday’s scout meeting (at the hut, 9pm, 10th Sept).

See you soon.

Scouts: Tues 10th Sept – WE’RE BACK!

Parents: important details at the end of this post. Please read on.

Scouts: Strap yourselves in for a truly Oak Street comeback.

Tonight, arrive in FULL uniform and please bring:

  • £3 each
  • Water pistol if you have one, bigger the better
  • Alternately, completely clean/rinsed out (big) cheap fairy liquid bottle
  • Complete change of clothes, including footwear. You will be changing out of your uniform and into your scruffs before getting messy. Then at the end of the night, changing back into uniform. MESSY NIGHT ALERT.
  • Plastic bag to put messy clothes in.

What we’re doing:

  • Extreme sports, Oak Street Style. You don’t want to miss this.
  • Other rather exciting stuff.
  • More exciting stuff.
  • Maybe even that Splashdown Raft Race reward I promised…

Parents: we are finishing a little early tonight so that all parents can attend the PARENTS MEETING at 8:45pm, for about 15 mins please.

  • You will receive a copy of the new programme,
  • A quick talk through the programme + Q&A session, followed by
  • An opportunity to complete camp consent letters
  • Any other business, your suggestions etc.

See you there!

Decathlon Loyalty Card Points

Some points starting to come through, thanks to all those that have signed up. We’re going to have a drive at getting as many families on board as possible over the next month.

If YOU want to help Oak Street Scouts, ask a leader for details about getting your own DECATHLON loyalty card and linking it to the Oak Street Scouts loyalty card account.