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Resources

There are many resources from The Big Adventure in previous years which are still useful in helping organise and promote a camp you're using to recruit parents.

Posters, leaflets and thank you cards

Visit our print centre today to order personalised Big Adventure materials including posters, leaflets and thank you cards. (You need to be logged in to access the print centre).

The Big Adventure logo

You can use this logo, but don’t forget to use the templates on the print centre, which should make creating personalised Big Adventure resources easy.

Programmes Online

Visit Programmes Online and find more great ideas of activities your group can do by searching for 'The Big Adventure'.

Nights Away

If you’re organising a camp for the first time this resource is the ultimate Scouting guide to camping, holidays, expeditions and sleepovers. Order it from the scout information centre catalogue or by calling the scout information centre on 0845 300 1818.

A-Z of activities

If you’re looking for information and ideas on the kind of activities you could run visit the find an activity section of Member Resources. You can also order factsheet FS120084 from the scout information centre catalogue or by calling the scout information centre on 0845 300 1818.

Scout activity centres

The Scout Association’s scout activity centres have been developed with the specific aim of providing leading resources and facilities to enable Scouts to take part in residential and outdoor activities.

Association of Scout and Guide Centres

ASGC provides an online directory of locally owned scout activity centres and campsites across the UK.

The yellow card

A code of good practice for adults in Scouting regarding child protection procedures. Order from the scout information centre catalogue or by calling 0845 300 1818.

Sainbury’s Active Kids

The Sainsbury’s Active Kids website contains some great resources for scout groups, including some helpful hints and tips for barbecues, recipes, and a series of activities to keep everyone entertained.

Steve Backshall's Wild Cards

TV wildlife expert and adventurer Steve Backshall has written a number of fun wildlife activities for you to do with your family or scout group. Download our Steve Backshall wild cards for free now and have your own mini-adventure.

Some of the activities are around water, so please be careful and pay attention to your risk assessment.

Celebrity recipe cards

Ensure that everyone has a tasty time with these fabulous recipes. We've rounded up some of the UK’s most popular food experts to give us their adventurous favourites. We’re sure that your hungry diners won't be disappointed.

Merchandise

Buy Big Adventure T-shirts to give out as gifts to your parent volunteers.

Parent rota

Download a copy of our free parent rota today to help you organise your camp. This resource will help your team to start thinking about what roles would suit the parent attending your camp.

Parent rota
Parent rota guide



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