When Youth events are organised, the Youth funds do try and help subsidise events so we do appreciate all your help with fundraising and hope you have all registered with Easy fundraising and persuaded all your friends and family to join as well. This is a very easy way to raise money for Youth Funds. All you need to do is log onto www.easyfundraising.org.uk and follow the Scottish Region Youth.
This is what we have planned for 2024 season:
- Each Region may award a Certificate of Achievement to its most deserving CCY Member aged 12-17, with the recipient being put forward to be considered for the National CCY Certificate of Achievement. The criteria for receiving a Certificate should be based on the individual’s camping related achievements. Written nominations, of no more than 250 words, to be sent to myself by 3rd February 2024. First prize Regionally is a £100 worth of outdoor retail vouchers.
- 2nd -4th Feb 2024 – Snowsports weekend at Glenshee, staying at Blackwater Scout Hut, 20 mins from biggest Ski Range. Accommodation & Food £30 per person and Ski/Board Pass – £25 each day. Ski Hire can be sorted out at local hire place at approx £20 each day. Limited spaces, £20 deposit by 1stDec 2023. We can’t guarantee snow & skiing, but we can guarantee a good weekend.
- Feb 11th-17th 2024 – Ski trip to Bulgaria – 6 day ski trip to Borovets. Price includes, Flights from Edinburgh, 20kg of luggage, 5 night stay Bed & Breakfast in hotel, transfers to hotel, 5 day ski/board pass & Ski/board hire. Cost is approx £850. If you still want to go, let me know.
- Easter 28th March – 1st April 2024 – 72nd FICC Youth Rally – Muir of Ord, Inverness. Come along soak up the atmosphere & join in the fun – Disco & Fancy Dress Party Nights, Music late into the night, Sports – Football & Volleyball, Easter Dinner, excursions. Not too be missed. Cost approx £200, which includes, Rally Fees, 2 excursions, all food whilst on the rally & a new Scottish Region Kilt & Rally Jumper! Deposit of £50 to be paid by 1st January 2024. All youth must have passed CCY test and be over 14 before they can attend this Rally.
- 26th – 28th April 2024 – Youth Leaders & Testers Conference Weekend – Drayton Manor Club Site. All Youth Leaders are invited to attend the conference, with expenses paid by the Club. Full programme of events including, workshops, first aid, working towards CCY test, map reading, entertainment and loads more.
- 30th April -6th May 2024 – Region Meet at Strathallan Games Park, Bridge of Allan. Come and camp and join in the Youth Section. Lots of fun and games organised throughout the weekend. Breakfast Cafe run for Youth funds throughout the weekend. Youth Leaders get together.
- 31st May -2nd June 2024 –Scottish Region Youth Meet, Youth Leaders & Testers Weekend joining Perth & Angus DA at Loch House Farm, Linlithgow. Full programme of events for the weekend including, watersports on the canal, Saturday evening BBQ and fun activities planned. Bring your wetsuit for water activities on Saturday.
- 5th-7th July 2024 – National Youth Rally hosted by South Eastern Region. Join the ‘Alien’ themed weekend with Disco’s Friday & Saturday night. Football, Volleyball, Netball throughout the day on Saturday and the coveted highly sort after Austin Trophy Competition on the Sunday. We need ALL THE SCOTTISH YOUTH, £120 (approx) for the weekend, includes, transport, camp fees & food. Need £20 deposit to book your space.
- 9th – 11th August 2024– Join Scottish Region at Drum Estate THS, Scottish Region August Youth Rally. Saturday we’ll plan an activity for CCY in Edinburgh. Remember half the proceeds from this meet go into Youth Funds so please try and get along even if it’s just for the weekends.
- Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th September 2024 – Jean Stewart Walk – Moffat to St Mary’s Loch Linear Walk, Edinburgh Area. Do you have what it takes? 20 miles over 2 days carrying all your equipment – easy – not for wimps!!!
- 4th -6th October 2024 (dates tbc) – Autumn Youth Rally at Alton Towers – hosted by Central Counties Region. Book with your RYLO or Youth Leader. Cost approx. £80.
So as you can see there are loads to do throughout the year, so come along and join in the fun, for more details on any of the events above, check us out on Facebook (to find us on facebook, you need to be friends with your Youth Leader or RYLO).
If you are interested on sitting your youth test please speak to your youth leader or RYLO.
Phil Grant & Sarah Martin
Scottish Region Youth Liaison Officers.