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Expedition to The Gambia
21/03/2022 By Web Developer

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Expedition to The Gambia - Hampshire Scouts

Three weeks August 2023

WHERE? You guessed it.. to The Gambia. A small country on the west coast of Africa.  From the capital Banjul on the Atlantic coast we take the bus 200 miles up country to SOMA, a dusty fly blown town at the junction of the two main (only) roads and stay at KAIRA KONKO Scout Lodge..

 

WHAT? Help improve the Kaira Konko Scout centre, repair school classrooms, repair local homes in Soma… take paper, books and pencils to the primary school… improve the vegetable garden in the village .. Friday night is Scout night and we will be there sharing ideas… help at the schools. PLUS shopping at the market. Visit the village chief.. go on expeditions out of Soma in small groups with the Gambian Scouts.. and LOADS MORE!!!!!

 

COST  £2,000  TBC once flights are booked

 

WHEN? 3 weeks departing around Tuesday 8th August 2023 return about Wed 30 August 2023  (dates tbc depending on flights).

 

WHY?…WHY NOT?  This is an amazing chance to experience the real Africa with your mates.  It is excellent value.  Try it out.. meet new friends check out some ideas for your GAP year, get something really impressive on your CV.

 

WHO?? Fantastic leaders, you, your friends, any Explorer/ Network  aged who is prepared to give it a go (if they are not already a Scout then they had better join soon)

 

HOW? Lots of fund raising… for example, sponsored cycle, charity events, car washing …  and exciting training  so that you are ready for an adventure in Africa

 

Small print warning this trip could seriously change your outlook on life

 

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