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Activity TeamsTeams providing activities and/or skills training.
- Breakout Canoe Club
South Leicestershire's canoe club.
Based in Hinckley, instructors offer a range of nationally recognised courses for all sections. Members also meet on Monday nights.
The Practical Skills Alliance.
A national community of Scout Leaders who have a passion for teaching traditional and practical Scouting skills to other Scout Leaders.
- Mountain Bike Activity Team
Leicestershire's mountain bike activity team.
The team offer guided rides, mountain bike hire & skills training.
CampsitesScout campsites around the UK.
- Ullesthorpe Scout Campsite
South Leicestershire District's home campsite.
Eight acre site, two camping fields, extensive indoor accomodation and superb, profressional grade kitchen facilities.
- Fox Coverts
Hinckley District's campsite.
Near Kirkby Mallory / Mallory Park. Woodland with small, medium and large individual campsites. On-site activities incldue climbing, archery, shooting, bouldering wall.
- John's Lee Wood
Leicester City Districts' campsite.
Near Markfield / Newtown Linford / Bradgate Park. Woodland with individual campsites. On-site activities include climbing, archery, shooting, caving experience.
- Oaks Campsite
Charnwood District's campsite.
Near Shepshed in the Charnwood forest. Large open camping field with activities and bunk accomodation in woodland. On-site activities include climbing, archery, bouldering wall, mountain boarding, grass sledges.
- Scout Activity Centres
Scout Association's own actvity centres
Main site for all of the UK's Scout Activity Centres. Sites include Gilwell Park, Great Tower (Lake District), Downe (Kent), Yr Hafod (Snowdonia), Ferny Crofts (New Forest), and more.
- UK Scout Campsite Directory
Scoutbase's directory of UK Scout campsites.
- Walesby Forest
Activity centre and campsite in Nottinghamshire.
Large activity centre with medium to large camping areas in a 250 acre site in the Sherwood Forest. Huge number of on-site activities, and handy for Sherwood Pines mountain bike trail.
- Willesley Scout Campsite
Ashby & Coalville's campsite.
Near Ashby de la Zouch. Large open camping fields with woodland. On-site activities include climbing, zip wires, crate stacking, archery, shooting.
Challenge HikesAnnual challenge hike events open for South Leicestershire groups to enter.
- Soaring Fox
Leicestershire's annual incident hike.
Leicestershire based incident hike, run by South and South East Districts.
- Border Hike
Daytime challenge hike in the Peak District
Daytime hike for Scouts and Explorers based at Gradbach Scout Campsite, on the Derbyshire / Staffordshire border.
- Pike View Hike
Daytime challenge hike in Lancashire.
Daytime hike for Cubs, Scouts and Explorers based at Bibby's Farm campsite, near Chorley in Lancashire.
County & National SitesOfficial sites for County and National Scouting.
District SitesOfficial sites for South Leicestershire and group sites.
TrainingDetails of training modules and other training resources
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