Bookings and Payment

Can I make changes to my group numbers?

Yes, up to a certain point. We will ask for detailed camper information closer to the camp in the summer of 2019.

When do we need to book by?

Bookings will close May 1st 2020, or before if the camp becomes full to capacity.

What is included in the camp fee?

Participants: All activities, T-shirt, badge, wristband.

Leaders / Staff: T-shirt, badge, wristband.

I don’t know who my team leader is?

Please email [email protected] who will be able to help.

I have signed up but I have not heard anything?

Please check your spam folders, otherwise [email protected]

Can Explorers camp with a Scout group?

Yes, a Scout group can host an Explorer unit on one of the four Scout subcamps. The Explorers would still take part in the Explorer programme.

Are Guides invited?

Were pleased to be able to welcome a limited number of groups from Girlguiding who are members of the Durham North and Durham South counties. Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis and groups will need an appropriate camp license.

Who can attend?

We’re welcoming Scouts and Explorers (between 10-18 years for international groups) from around the world to join us. Our Beaver and Cub programmes are limited to members of Durham Scouts.

Groups

Can I bring my Children to camp?

Yes, Children under 10 can come to Durham 2020, but you remainresponsiblefor them.

How do I book on as a group?

You can register on the website.

How many Young Leaders am I allowed to bring?

Young Leaders will need to be booked on as participants, so that they can enjoyall ofthe activities for the duration of the camp.

Is there a facility for collecting Online Shopping Deliveries?

Yes, we have a dedicated area for groups to collect Online shopping orders from.

Can I make changes to my group numbers?

Yes, upto a certain point.We will ask for detailed camper information closer to the camp in summer 2019.

What are the costs for young leaders?

It would be unfair to young leadersnot to participate in any of theactivities, so all participants pay the same fee.

Is there a limit on the number of leaders we can being to camp?

There is no limit on the number of leaders you can bring, however we will need help staffing activities. If there is an excessiveamountof leaders above the outlined ratios, we may ask you to help more often.

When do we need to book by?

Bookings will close May 1st2020, or before ifthe camp becomesfull to capacity.

I want to bring my group, but want to be on the staff team, what should I do?

Please look to the ratios outlined in POR and so long as there are sufficient Leaders to look after your participants, we would love to have you as a staff member. Please register via thewebsite as staff.

When can young people arrive onto camp?

Participants will arrive throughout Saturday 1stAugust, at staggered times to minimise traffic disturbances to the local area.

Can I stay over on the Friday evening before camp starts?

Yes, this should be possible but we’ll confirm nearer the time.

When can I pitch my tent?

We will make the camping zones accessible for pitching from Wednesday 29thJuly, but there will be no access to the rest of the site as it is being built.

When does subcamp allocation take place?

Subcamp allocation takes place during Spring 2020.

Do I need a Nights Away permit?

Yes, a permit is needed to attend Durham 2020. For Scouts, the minimum Nights Away Permit needed is Campsite Category. For Guides, you will need to complete the relevant modules for the Going Away Scheme.

Are there any catering options for groups?

There are no catering options for groups, however there will be food outlets topurchasefood from.

I have signed up but I have not heard anything?

Please check your spam folders, otherwise [email protected]

Will there be a Creche?

Yesthere will be a creche for children under the age of 10.

Will there be fridges / freezers for ice blocks / medicine?

Yes, fridges/freezerswill be available for ice blocks and medicine.

Can I hire tentage / cooking equipment, etc?

No, sorry, we’re not able to hire out tents / cooking equipment, etc and you’ll need to bring this with you. As part of our offering to international groups, we’ll partner them up with a local group who may be able to provide this equipment.

Can I visit the campsite before the event?

The site is part of a working farm, so it’s not possible forgroupsor staff to visit prior to the event.

My DBS runs out during camp, what shall I do?

You need to have a valid DBS for the duration of the camp and you can apply for a new DBS up to 6 months before it expires.

Can I have access to my car?

Yes, but you might not be able to move it during the duration of the camp, depending on where you are parked.

Will there be a visitors day for the younger sections?

Yes! See the Beaver and Cub pages for more information. There is an exciting day visitor programme involving entertainment, activities and an opportunity to explore the site. A one night overnight experience for Beavers following on from a day visit and a two night overnight experience for Cubs.

Where is the camp?

Wolsingham Show Ground, Wolsingham, DL13 3JF

Can Explorers camp with a Scout group?

Yes, a Scout group can host an Explorer unit on one of the four Scout subcamps. The Explorers would still take part in the Explorer programme.

Are Guides invited?

Were pleased to be able to welcome a limited number of groups from Girlguiding who are members of the Durham North and Durham South counties. Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis and groups will need an appropriate camp license.

Who can attend?

We’re welcoming Scouts and Explorers (between 10-18 years for international groups) from around the world to join us. Our Beaver and Cub programmes are limited to members of Durham Scouts.

International

What is Home Hospitality?

Home hospitality allows Scouts to be welcomed into the homes and scout huts of Scouts in the area they are visiting. Moor House Adventure Centre, home to Durham Scouts will be available for before and after the camp for Home Hospitality, as well as Host Groups.

What is a Host Group?

Host Groups will be from Durham Scout County and allows International groups the benefit of meeting new people and making friends. It means that you do not have to bring heavy catering equipment and tents with you.The host group will also normally cook for you for an additional fee.

When does subcamp allocation take place?

Subcamp allocation takes place during Spring 2020.

How can Internationals be picked up?

International Groups can be picked up from Newcastle Airport,Durham TeesValleyairport,Durham Train Station or Darlington Train Station.

Will there be fridges / freezers for ice blocks / medicine?

Yes, fridges/freezerswill be available for ice blocks and medicine.

Can I hire tentage / cooking equipment etc?

No, we’re not able to hire tents, cooking equipment, etc. However, as part of our offering to International Groups we’ll be able to help you with joining a host group who will cater for you during the week (for an additional fee) and also help with providing equipment.

Where is the camp?

WolsinghamShow Ground,Wolsingham, DL13 3JF

Staff

Can I bring my Children to camp?

Yes,so long as they are under 10 years old. There is a creche for all staff children.

When will young people arrive onto camp?

Participants will arrive throughout Saturday 1stAugust, at staggered times to minimise traffic disturbances to the local area.

Can I stay over on the Friday evening before camp starts?

Yes!Staff arrival will be on Friday 31stJuly.

When can I pitch my tent?

We will make the camping zones accessible for pitching from Wednesday 29thJuly, but there will be no access to the rest of the site as it is being built.If you’re part of the build team, you’ll be able to pitch your tent before this.

I’ve booked for Staff Catering, do I need to bring Plates, Bowls, Mug etc?

No, they will be provided at meal times. You might like to bring a mug for ad-hoc drinks and a flask to take away a hot drink.

I am a Young Leader, can I join the Staff Team?

Young leaders cannot apply for staff roles, so that they can enjoy the camp fully as participants.

Are there any catering options for Staff?

Yes, we’ll announce more details soon.

Will there be Staff Entertainment?

Yes, there will be a full programme of staff entertainment.

I have signed up but I have not heard anything?

Please check your spam folders, otherwise [email protected]

Will there be a Creche?

Yesthere will be a creche for staff children.

Will there be fridges / freezers for ice blocks / medicine?

Yes, fridges/freezerswill be available for ice blocks and medicine.

Can I hire tentage / cooking equipment etc?

No, we are not able to hire out tents / cooking equipment etc.

Can I visit the campsite before the event?

The site is part of a working farm, so it’s not possible forgroupsor staff to visit prior to the event.

My DBS runs out during camp, what shall I do?

You need to have a valid DBS for the duration of the camp and you can apply for a new DBS up to 6 months before it expires.

Can I have access to my Car?

Yes, but you might not be able to move it during the duration of the camp, depending on where you are parked.

How do I book on as Staff?

We have a variety of staff roles available and these can be seen in the registration pages. Role descriptions are available for download. Please go towww.durham2020.org.uk/bookingto start the process.

Where is the camp?

WolsinghamShow Ground,Wolsingham, DL13 3JF