PLEASE NOTE YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ARRANGING YOUR OWN TRANSPORT THIS IS NOT PROVIDED BY CRBBC
What time should we arrive?
Activities will start at 10am so please arrive between 9.30-9.45am.
We are coming by Coach where do we go?
You need to enter the site via the Windmill Farm/Home Farm, Kegworth Lane, Long Whatton. LE12 5BB entrance. Coaches will not be allowed through the main entrance to Whatton Hall off the A6. Please ensure your driver knows that when exiting the site all traffic must turn left on the A6. Your coach may be held at the farm until it is safe to enter the site- no coaches will be allowed on site until 9.30am.
Can the bus and driver stay on site?
No, sorry, all buses/coaches must leave the site and return again via Windmill Farm/Home Farm ready for departure.
What about those arriving in cars/minibus?
Cars will enter the site off the A6 (please note you will not be able to cross the dual carriageway so need to approach from Loughborough)
All cars arriving on to the site must check in with security, parents who are dropping children off must wait with them at the designated place in the carpark until a leader is with them. Any one leaving cars on site must inform security on arrival. When all your group have arrived please walk carefully to CRBBC reception – this will be sign posted.
The Charnwood Site can be seen on Google Maps as Charnwood Jamboree
What time will we finish?
Activities will finish at 4pm, please make sure your bus is at the site by 3.45pm ready to load. There may be some delays due to the number of buses but we would like everyone on their bus by 4.10pm.and off site by 4.20pm. One leader is asked to let the CRBBC reception desk know you are leaving.
What activities are there?
The day is divided into 3. Make IT, Do IT , Find IT, and you will move round these as directed on the day. Please stay in your allocated zone until it is time to move on.
Activities include; inflatables, cooking, crafts, challenges, a chance to visit the shops, a children’s entertainer, music and lots more of surprises…
We will have site plans for each group on arrival.
Can we visit the Scouts and Guides that are camping?
YES! We recommend you check beforehand that they are on site and which sub camp they are on, you will have time at lunch time to visit and eat your lunch with them.- just make sure you are back at CRBBC in time for the afternoon activities!
What happens at Lunch Time?
Leaders are responsible for their group during lunch. We have allowed sufficient time to visit campers. For those not visiting the main site there will be some balls and games on CRBBC for the young people to use. Note you will have the chance to visit the shops during the day - they may be closed at lunch time!
What do we need to bring on the day?
Everyone will need:
- Packed lunch and snack for the morning – CRBBC will provide a drink and snack for the afternoon.
- Water bottle.
- Light weight waterproof coat.
- Sun hat, sun cream.
- Pocket money.
- Something to sit on for lunch – a sitter or plastic bag.
In addition leaders will need:
- First Aid Kit for minor injuries – there will be first aid provision on site for more serious incidents/accidents.
- Camera – there will be lots of photo opportunities, including photo booth props.
- Permission forms – please make sure anyone who cannot have photos taken has a red star on a badge.
- You may want to bring a chair!
Is there anything else we need to know?
- There is a limited number of toilets on site so please try and stop your young people visiting unnecessarily!
- Please ensure all young people have a leaders contact number with them, either on a badge or you could write it on the wrist band on arrival.
- Lost children will be taken to the CRBBC Make IT tent and you will be contacted by mobile.