9 Jul 2017

Please click on the links below to see the latest updates of which all International Groups hopefully have all received via email
2017 June 25th Info for internationals
Any questions please do not hesitate to either contact your link group or Janet at:-

2 Jul 2017

Please check out the updated Provisional Activity List with any restrictions under the Activity Tab & see what exciting opportunities await you

1 Jul 2017

The Camp Clothing Pre Order & Camp Badge Pre Order is now closed. There will be a limited stock of clothing & badges available at the camp in Ollivanders which can be found in Diagon Alley.
All Sections Day Applications have now closed. We currently have over 1629 extra people visiting the camp on this day so it will be busy.

12 Jun 2017

Some activities will require specific clothing, please ensure your kit list includes long sleeve tops trousers
(for water activities) swimming costume, old t-shirt, towel, old trainers or beach shoes
Blacksmithing (over 14’s only)  – long trousers and long sleeve top (preferably cotton, NO NYLON), hiking boots / stout shoes
Segway activity will have a weight restriction, please obtain the weight of your young people so when asked they can conform & not be disappointed when turned away. Confirmation of the weight will be notified soon.
Please note all activities are subject to availability and …

11 Jun 2017

West Sussex Leaders Site visit to Ardingly Showground on Thursday 22nd June. Meet 1930hrs in the Robins building finished by 2100hrs. Have an overview of your Sub Camp location, collect your ordered camp free t-shirts to take away for your group ( subject to having got your order in by the deadline), familiarise yourself with the site

11 Jun 2017

We have been asked the question regarding Adult Camp Health forms. It is requested that adults complete the same form as participants that can be found on the website. This will assist the medical teams if they need treatment. It can be placed, if they wish, in a sealed envelope with their WS2017 sub camp & ID number on. You will only need to two copies (original +1)

28 May 2017

We would encourage & expect all Leaders, Staff to read the WS2017 Young Person Safeguarding Policy & know what you should do if approached by a young person with a concern. Please make sure all your adults read this.
Please click here for WS2017 Young Persons Safeguarding Policy for Leaders

24 May 2017

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the tragic events in Manchester & London.
We would like to reassure all Leaders, Participants, Parents & Staff that as WS2017 Camp Chiefs we are reviewing the safety, security & emergency plans relating to WS2017 in light of recent events & the raised threat level. We are confident that there are no concerns relating to WS2017 as an event & all the original plans will still continue to ensure that WS2017 is a memorable event for all  members of Scouting & Guiding.
Should anybody have any concerns …

21 May 2017

A RISK ASSESSMENT IS REQUIRED for EVERY camp gateway along with a basic sketch.
If the gateway has moving parts then this must be included in the initial design which is submitted to the sub camps along with a drawing/sketch
The initial sketch & risk assessment is to be with your Sub Camp Team by Saturday 15th July at the latest.
Then the initial risk assessment must be updated on completion, because things may change.
No risk assessment and sketch = no gate

Ardingly DOES NOT allow digging of holes for any reason.
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21 May 2017

Raising funds to build a modern and vibrant indoor activity space where children and young people with complex disabilities and health needs can participate in a mixture of arts and physical activities. The Dream Centre will give disabled children a new way to explore the world where they can participate in an amazing range of different activities that many will experience for the first time. Based at Chailey Heritage School in East Sussex, a charitable special school for children and young adults, with …