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Spring Term 2012 - our fantastic new Programme!

A new year, a brand new programme...

Welcome to 2012 folks - hope you all had a good break over Christmas.

 

We're pleased to announce our plan for this term - a whole host of fun activities that will entertain, challenge, educate (gah!) and amuse at all once.

 

So what are we doing?

Date Activity Leader Responsible
Thurs 12th Jan

Kick off the new term:

... embarass ourselves by watching last year's Panto

... catch up on everyone's D of E progress

... and invent some new games

All

Rich

Emma

All

Thurs 19th Jan

Aviation evening:

... the final step in gaining your Aviation badge that you started last term

... aircraft recognition - do you know your Typhoons from your 747s?

... balsa gliders - let's make and fly our own supersonic jets!

Andrew

Rich

Rich

Thurs 26th Jan

A trip out to the cinema:

... relax and open the popcorn :-)

Emma
Thurs 2nd Feb

DIY - Do it Yourself:

... your chance to plan and run a stunningly smashing session of superness

... anything goes; your choice!  Inside, outside...

... and we're looking at you, Ashley and Oliver!

Ashley

Oliver

Thurs 9th Feb

Tabletop Rally:

... brush up on those map reading skills as we embark on a navigational challenge

... without even leaving the HQ!

Neil

Weekend of

10th / 12th Feb

Our fabulous Winter Camp:

... full details here: Winter Camp - 10/12 Feb

All
Thurs 16th Feb

Half term:

... kick back and relax from the camp

... 'cos we're not meeting tonight

 
Thurs 23rd Feb

Environmental Evening of Excellence:

... what do you know about climate change?

... or sources of energy for the future?

... or how we're going to attack the mountains of waste generated each day?

Emma
Friday 24th Feb

District Explorers Event:

... your chance to meet (and beat!) all the other Gillingham Explorers

... in a good ol' Town Hunt / Blagathon that we enjoy so much!

District
Friday 2nd Mar

Climbing:

... stairs?

... hills?

... or artificial rock walls with lots of ropes and belays and carabinas!

Meet at HQ at 19:00, return to HQ 21:30

Andrew
Thurs 8th Mar

DIY - Do it Yourself:

... our second evening run by the people

... and this time it's Jack and Max

Jack

Max

Thurs 15th Mar

 

D of E Training - The Art of Getting Lost:

... or not, as the case may be

Please bring torches and warm clothes!

 

Andrew

Thurs 22nd Mar

Introduction to Amateur Radio & Electronics:

... the first of three evenings to gain your Communicators' badge

... whilst speaking to people in other countries - without the Internet or phone lines!

Rich
Thurs 29th Mar

Quasar -  Can we beat the rest of district in a full scale war (May be slightly exaggerated)

Meet at HQ for 18:45, return to HQ @ 22:45

Andrew

District

Thurs 5th Apr

Easter Extravangza:

... can we parachute eggs from the HQ loft without breaking them?

... can we manufacture our own chocolate Easter Eggs without making a mess?

... something else Eggstremely Eggselent which we've not decided yet

... and a traditional Egg Hunt to finish the term!

 

Andrew

Rich

Neil

Emma

 TBC

Amateur Radio & Electronics:

... tonight we're going to build our own Electronic Gizmo...

... complete with flashy LEDs, microchips and soldering!

Rich
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