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Gilwell Park & Volunteer Opportunities IR Conference - Philmont 2012
Gilwell Park The Quiz!
Question 1 Q. Which family in Gilwell history is considered to be the most important A. Chinnery D. Maclaren C. Peck B. Windsor
The Chinnery Family
Question 2 Q. Which famous Bridge is this originally from? A. Brooklyn B. Golden Gate C. Tower Bridge D. London Bridge
Question 3 Q. Who provided the funding to buy Gilwell Park? A. Winston Churchill C. Dick Turpin D. Boris Johnson B. William de Bois Maclaren
Question 4 Q. What year did we buy Gilwell? A. 1917 D. 1920 C. 1919 B. 1918
Question 5 Q. Where did the first Rover Scouts sleep on their first night at Gilwell? A. Patrol Tent D. The Gardeners Shed C. Bivvys B. The White House
The Pig Sty
Question 6 Q. Who was the first Camp Chief? B. Derek Twine A. David Beckham D. Bob Hope C. Francis Gidney
Question 7 Q. What happened in September 1940? A. Gilwell requisitioned by the War Office D. German Pilot ejects and lands on Gilwell C. Bombs hit Gilwell B. Plane Crashes on Gilwell
Question 8 Q. How many people arrived at Gilwell every day during the world Scout Jamboree in 2007? A. 7,000 D. 4,000 C. 5,000 B. 6,000
Question 9 Q. Where is this statue found? A. Irving D. SydneyC. Gilwell B. Philadelphia
Question 10 Q. Where did this come from? A. Thailand B. New Zealand C. USA D. Mexico
Gilwell Today.... Its warm – about 68F and cloudy!
Always the first full weekend in Sept
Volunteering at Scout Activity Centres
Why Volunteer at a Centre in the UK?
Where can I go? Locations across the UK from London to Northumberland
What do I get? Full training with all March and September starters trained at Gilwell Park Food and Accommodation Uniform Great experience!
How do I apply? www.scouts.org.uk/sac
Gilwell has always been about people. From the likes of Chinnery and Gibbs in the past to early Camp Chiefs; Gidney, Wilson and Thurman who achieved so much through to the newest Beaver Scout coming to a Funday, they have all made a difference. Its the people that have made Gilwell what it is today and who will continue to give it that Scouting spirit