Farriers 2021 Parent Info

Saturday 23 October 2021

The Farriers Challenge is back again for another great night challenge for your Cubs.

The Event:              The Farriers Challenge is an event for Cub Scouts, incorporating a wide variety of challenges and activities located around Selsley Common.

Start/finish:           The event will start and end at the District Camp Site in Penn Wood.

Teams:                     Teams of 3 – 6 Cub Scouts accompanied by a couple of leaders/adults.

Cost:                          The cost of the event is £7 per Cub and should be paid to your leader/group which includes all activities and refreshments on the night. 

Times:                       The event starts times will be advised closer to the event by your leader but can be between 4pm-8pm. Your Finish collection time will be approx. 30 minutes after the last checkpoint you will be called by your leader at this time as there is no need hanging around longer than needed.

Winners:                 At each activity the teams will be awarded points, and these, along with the team’s overall time to complete the event will be used to calculate who has won. Adults are there to help not to take over on the challenges.

Team Kit:                 A full kit list can be seen here.

Questions:              If you have any questions or require any further information then please get in touch with your Cub Scout Leader in the first instance or contact us via our contact page.

The Farriers Challenge is organised by the Stroud & Tetbury District Explorer Activity Support Team for members of the Cub Scout section in the Stroud & Tetbury District. All aspects of this event will be run in accordance with The Scout Associations Policy and Organisation Rules and best practise, as recommended in HQ fact sheets, will be followed.  A full set of risk assessments will be undertaken for the event.  These, along with the operating procedures will be made available to all leaders on the day of the event.