News Archive (Added 06/10/00!)
The number of members advising that they are attending this meeting and Uganda 2000
Reunion is increasing daily.
Network Meeting in Youlbury, Oxford - 27/29 October 2000
The Disco for Saturday 28 October has been booked and will have a distinctive Ugandan
Unfortunately indoor bunk accommodation is now full, but there is plenty of room for those
hardy people wishing to camp, or you can, of course, bunk down on the floor of the Rover Den
or utilise the marquee - after the Disco.
This is your chance to celebrate the success of Uganda 2000, hear of your colleagues
experiences and plan for 2001.
Register now with Marion Stagg or with Alan Beavis
Network meeting with ACC (I)s
On Saturday 30th September Uganda 2000 Contingent Leader Eric Goulding and Network
Co-ordinator Alan Beavis attended the Assistant County Commissioners -
International Meeting in Leicester.
The Scout Association's International Commissioner, David Bull, issued an
impressive challenge in his opening
address, setting out the way forward for the future in
encouraging support of UK Scouts in
The keynote of his address is the effectiveness of networking. Eric and Alan were
impressed by the way in which David's International Team support the work. Speaking
about Uganda 2000 Eric Goulding spoke of the joys and successes of working in Uganda
with young people. 10 Venture Scouts had met the unique challenge of the Explorer Belt,
30 had climbed Mount Elgon and over 100 young people and Leaders had worked on projects
to benefit local communities.
The full text and report on the Meeting will be circularised in due course.
David has asked for comments in connection with his Paper on Networking, which will be
available at our forthcoming meeting at Youlbury. If you are unable to
attend and would like a
copy, please email Alan Beavis
Is it an over-optimistic thought that 200 Scouts and Leaders could attend the Youlbury Meeting. Already overe 100
have said they will be coming.
Sean Kendal the ACCI - Oxfordshire has agreed to chair the meeting on the Saturday; David
McKee - Programme & Development Manager, International will be attending and hopefully David Bull can spare yet another weekend.