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1 West Yorkshire Cub Scouts presents…

2 What’s it all about ? West Yorkshire Cub Scouts will be travelling on an adventure of a lifetime in 2016 to mark the 100 th birthday of Cub Scouting. 200 members of West Yorkshire Cub Scouts will journey to Holland in August 2015 for 5 days of fun and adventure overseas.

3 When Are We Going? Depart West Yorkshire: Morning of Saturday 20 th August 2016 Arrive Back in West Yorkshire: Morning of Friday 26 th August 2016

4 Where Are We Going?

5 Who Can Go? Cub Scouts Who will be aged 9 – 10½ as of 20 th August 2016 Therefore All Cub Scouts Born between 20 th February 2006 and 20 th August 2007 Will be eligible to apply

6 How Does a Cub Apply? Application forms available from or contact your leader Complete an application form and return with a £50 deposit to: Cub In Clogs Bradley Wood Scout Campsite Shepherds Thorn Lane Brighouse HD6 3TU Closing Date 31 st March 2015

7 Who Else is Going? Leadership Team Event Manager – Wendy Gill West Yorkshire Cub Scout Commissioner Supported by a team of experienced leaders from across the County Leaders wishing to join the team please apply by completing an application form, including a £50 deposit as per the Cub Application process. Closing Date 31 st March 2015

8 Cost Indicative Cost: per Cub: £400 per Leader: £300 Indicative Payment schedule is : Non refundable deposit of £50 by 31 st March 2 nd payment September 2015 - £100 3 rd payment December 2015 -£50 4 th payment Mar 2016 - £100 5 th payment June 2016 - £100 (cubs) £0 (leaders) Schedule to be confirmed once suppliers have been sourced

9 What is included? What’s included in the cost ? Travel and transport to and from West Yorkshire pickup point Food Activities Accommodation (Tents) Group Clothing Insurance 2 Training weekends What will we need to pay extra for ? Spending money Personal kit Passport & travel documents Additional Group Training (TBC)

10 Itinerary Saturday 20 th – Friday 26 th August 2016 Sat 20 th Aug – Meet at lunchtime and travel North Sea Ferries overnight from Hull Sun 21 st Aug – Explore local area and meet local Scouts Mon 22 nd Aug – Weds 24 th Aug – Canals, Windmills, Clogs and Culture & Theme Park Thurs 25 th Aug – Travel back overnight Fri 26 th Aug – Arrive back in West Yorkshire


12 The Hague ScheveningenScheveningen is without a doubt the most popular seaside resort in the Netherlands. The beach is ideal for sunbathers and water sports fans. Apart from the beach, Scheveningen offers many forms of entertainment, such as a cinema, theatre, museums, a bowling alley, shopping promenade, surf schools

13 The Hague

14 The Hague Market is the biggest outdoor market in Europe. The Hague Market is locally pronounced as the ‘Haagse Mart’ and is located on Herman Coster street. You can buy just about everything here on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Approximately 25,000 people visit every day

15 Windmills Museum Windmill You’ll be able to see and experience first-hand how a windmill works. You can explore the entire windmill, inside and out. If the wind is blowing hard enough, the windmill will actually start working! Kinderdijk film The impressive engine room in the Wisboom pumping station is open to visitors. Surrounded by flywheels and centrifugal pumps, you can watch a film about the Kinderdijk windmill area shown on six screens. Make a trip on a sightseeing boat. A trip on canal the lage boezem of the overwaard takes you past the historic windmills on a “Whisper”boat.

16 Clogs Our clog museum is located in park Pluimweide at Hoedekenskerke, in recreational centre ‘De Buffer’. Park Pluimweide is situated near the train station of The nearby train station Hoedekenskerke. is one of the famous, and still used, stations of the steam railway Foundation ‘Stoomtrein Goes-Borsele’ (SGB) The Buffer offers many interesting and relaxing opportunities. A comprehensive exhibition on the art of clog making, live demonstrations, video presentations, a large model railway, clogs and a gift shop. In the coffee corner you can find yourself a seat and get something to drink and eat. From the terrace you can view the outdoor mini railway, with a length of about 800 meters on which children can take a ride around the park.

17 Maritime Museum For maritime history, head for the Maritiem Museum Rotterdam, which houses models, paintings, drawings, photography and nautical charts and other nautical features.Maritiem Museum Rotterdam In the ‘Professor Splash’ exhibit, children aged 4 to 10 can join in exciting adventures in the wonderful port world of Professor Splash and his friends captain Cork, Sai-Ling, Mecha Mo and the rescue dog Dipper.

18 Splash Tours THE UNIQUE ROTTERDAM EXPERIENCE! Another way to explore Rotterdam on the water is with the Splashtours. With amphibious bus you get a tour through the city and a cruise over the water.Splashtours

19 Euromast The highest building of Rotterdam The platforms of the Euromast offer truly spectacular views of the city and harbour. For a more exciting view, step into the rotating lift for a ride to the very top of this striking, 185-metre observation tower.Euromast

20 Mini World A whole world awaits you... Miniworld Rotterdam is a unique experience for the whole family! The residents of the largest miniworld in the Benelux countries are like any others.

21 Find us at : Or contact Wendy Gill on

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