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£395raised of £500 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £395 to support Cambridgeshire Scouting activities in 2019

    Funded on Tuesday, 7th May 2019

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    I was proud in 2018 to be appointed County Commissioner for Cambridgeshire Scouts and with it the opportunity to lead 6,800 young people, aged 6 to 25 years, and 2,500 amazing adult volunteers that make Scouting in Cambridgeshire happen.

    Each week, our 6,800 young people enjoy fun, friendship and outdoor adventure. They develop a sense of opportunity. They develop a sense of optimism and strong values as well as the leadership and teamwork skills that are more valuable today than ever before.

    I am 60 years old in 2019 and to recognise this milestone in my life I am raising funds to help me to drive specific projects in Cambridgeshire Scouts. Initially, I intend to support the fund-raising for the five young adult volunteers leading the 45 strong Cambridgeshire Scouts contingent to the 24th World Scout Jamboree in Virginia, USA during summer 2019. Everyone, including the adult volunteers, have to raise £3,500 to participate and they are all busy with lots of fund-raising projects to make this happen.

    As Scouts, we believe in preparing young people with skills for life. We bring communities together and contribute to society. Above all we aim to build better futures. The World Scout Jamboree is a fantastic example of this.

    Thankyou for your support




    • Chris Ward7 months ago
      Chris Ward

      Chris Ward

      7 months ago

      Thanks everyone for your good wishes on my 60th birthday. It has been a wonderful weekend; party on Saturday and lunch today at Whetherspoons, followed by a (much needed) relaxing afternoon. Thanks to all for donating to my fund-raising cause, £345 to support the Cambridgeshire Scouting contingent attending the World Jamboree in Virginia USA this summer. Great to catch up with friends and family. I have a lot to look forward to in 2019 and beyond

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    • Mo and Pastie

      Mo and Pastie

      Jan 17, 2019

      A great cause, and congratulations on your appointment and on your birthday!


    • Colin and Tom

      Colin and Tom

      Jan 16, 2019

      Happy 60th Chris


    • Phil Garrett

      Phil Garrett

      Jan 14, 2019

      Great cause Chris and hope you had a fab birthday :)


    • Stephen George

      Stephen George

      Jan 12, 2019

      What a great I know so well! All the best and congratulations!


    • Paul Meadows

      Paul Meadows

      Jan 12, 2019

      Happy birthday Chris welcome to the 60s Paul and Lynn.


    • Keith and Anne

      Keith and Anne

      Jan 12, 2019

      Happy Birthday Chris

    • The Blayneys

      The Blayneys

      Jan 12, 2019

      Congratulations on your recent Scouting appointment and achievements Chris, and what a great organisation the whole scouting and guiding movement are!


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    Chris is County Commissioner for Cambridgeshire Scouts and a Scouting volunteer for 35 years

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