• 1st Claygate Scouts - The Thames Path Trek

12 days left until we start trekking!!

Walking the Thames Path in a day!

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On 7 July 2018, 1st Claygate Scout Group will walk the length of the River Thames. More than 100 Explorers, Scouts, Cubs and Beavers, along with parents and leaders, will cover the 184 mile length of one of England’s mightiest waterways, from its source in the Cotswolds, to the Thames Barrier.

On their way, they will pass villages and towns, Oxford Colleges and Windsor Castle, before passing through the heart of London.

It’s a tough endeavour, but with planning and Scouting spirit, the group will achieve it, together.

Taking on this challenge is one of the key fundraising activities in Project Merlin, 1st Claygate’s plan to raise funds and extend the Claygate Scout Centre. The success of the Scout Group has meant long waiting lists, and more space means more young people can be part of 1st Claygate.

Please support our efforts to bring the enjoyment and fulfilment of Scouting to more young people.

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