6573 miles completed on exercise bikes and rowers….
Our Explorers and leaders involved did themselves and the District proud!!!
THE CHALLENGE: TO ROW & CYCLE FROM ENGLAND TO UGANDA - 6,219 MILES IN 48 HOURS.
WHERE: LINEAR FITNESS, BORDE HILL GARDENS, HAYWARDS HEATH AND AT THE ORCHARDS SHOPPING CENTRE, HAYWARDS HEATH.
STARTS: 6PM FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2016 AND ENDS: 6PM SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2016
WHO: 22 EXPLORER SCOUTS AGED 15-21 AND 7 LEADERS FROM ACROSS WEST SUSSEX SCOUTS COUNTY
WHY: IN 2017 WEST SUSSEX SCOUTS ARE GOING OUT TO UGANDA TO WORK ON A COMMUNITY PROJECT IN MUBENDE, UGANDA. WE NEED TO RAISE £5,000+ TO BUILD A KITCHEN AND WATER BORE HOLE AT A PRIMARY SCHOOL. THE PICTURE BELOW IS THE CURRENT KITCHEN AND CATERS FOR OVER 200 CHILDREN, PROVIDING THEM WITH THEIR ONE MEAL OF THE DAY.
CAN YOU HELP BY SPONSORING US ON THIS IMMENSE CHALLENGE? COME ALONG AND SUPPORT US DURING THE EVENT AND JOIN IN IF YOU WANT!
CONTACT UGANDA2017@HOTMAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION
DONATIONS AND PAYMENT OF SPONSORSHIP CAN BE MADE AT:
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In the Overland Hike which took place over the weekend of 19/20th March, the 1st Hayward’s Heath were placed 3rd in the Scout section and Trident Explorers took 3rd in the Explorer section. The District entered a total of 7 Scout teams and 7 Explorer teams The photo is of all the District teams at the finish at Boxgrove.