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ACORN HIKE TEAM ENTRY FORM

CLOSING DATE : 27th August 2023

EVENT DATE : Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th September 2023

ENTRY FEE:

£33.00 per Eastbourne team

For Explorer teams outside of Eastbourne £37.00

CATEGORIES:

Scouts – Junior Hike – 15km / 10km

Scouts – Senior Hike – 20km / 15km

Scouts / Explorer Scouts – Explorer Hike – 20km / 15km

THEME:

This years’ theme will be ‘Construction’. Teams are invited to theme their team name, menu and accessorise if they wish (taking into account they must still be able to walk safely and without obstruction to themselves or others)

Junior Hike

The age for the Junior teams is inclusive of 10 years old to 13.5 years old. 

Each Junior team may have no more than two 13 year olds in each team. 

No 13 year olds will be accepted in a junior team if they are aged over 13 and 6 months on the date of the hike.

Any 10 year olds who enter must be linking with Scouts or invested into Scouts

Junior teams are NOT required to carry sleeping bags, stoves, food or tents and these will be transported to the campsite by their leadership team

Senior Hike

Senior teams may consist of any Scouts aged 10 years old to 14.5 years old

No 14 year olds will be accepted in a senior team if they are aged over 14 and 6 months on the date of the hike.

Senior teams need to carry their sleeping bags, stoves, fuel and food for the weekend 

Senior teams are NOT required to carry tents and these will be transported to the campsite by their leadership team

Explorer Hike

Explorer teams may consist of any Explorer Scouts OR a Scout team may choose to enter the Explorer competition carrying full kit

Explorer teams need to carry their tents, sleeping bags, stoves, fuel and food for the weekend

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You will be advised of your teams start location and of your teams start times no later than 2 weeks before the event. Start times will be between 7.30am and 10am depending on the amount of teams entering. The end ceremony will be approximately 4pm at Bushy Wood on Sunday 17th September. 

All trophies from 2022 to be returned to Bushy Wood by 1st September 2023

We still have vacancies for a variety of roles during the weekend, whether it is car parking, refreshments, checkpoints or campsite. Please fill out our form here and pass to any other adults who might want to help – thank you!


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