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Weʼre raising £750 to Support Amy with her journey to the 24th World Scout Jamboree!(She is challenging herself to reach the top of Ben Nevis first!)

Banstead, UK

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Hello! My name is Amy, I am 16 an Explorer Scout and Young Leader. I am very proud to have been selected from my scouting district to attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree in 2019 with the Surrey contingent! To acheive this I took part in a selection camp weekend where participants were judged by a senior panel and there was tough competion to win a place. We were challenged to work really hard doing camp site maintenance and various other activities including team tasks, map work and public speaking.It was really fun and hard work at the same time! and I made lots of new friends.

I have been working hard to start raising money for the fees that will also help to cover the money needed to send scouts from poorer and disadvantaged countries to the Jamboree. I have held homemade craft stalls at christmas markets and a quiz night so far and i am also putting money from my weekend job into the pot.

My next challenge is to climb the mountain Ben Nevis in Scotland with my Explorer Scout

Group in the summer of 2018.In summer 2017 I climbed Mt Snowdon in Wales with my Explorer Scout group which i found very challenging and said i never want to see another mountain again!! But this year I have decided to push my boundaries and climb an even bigger and taller mountain with encouragement from my leader, and I would like people to sponsor me to do this to raise much needed jamboree funds!

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles. It is located in the Grampian mountains in the Lochaber area of Scotland,close to the town of Fort William. Its height/elevation is 1,345m (4,413ft). The average time to climb it is between 3.5-5 hours!!

My family are working really hard by helping me make things to sell and organising fundraising events with me. I would never be able to experience this kind of life changing trip without their and my scout groups support, so please help me on my scouting journey to the USA by sponsoring me to climb that mountain!!!

Thank you so much for any support you can give me.

Amy :)

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  • Claire Bryant

    Claire Bryant

    Jul 25, 2018

    Go Amy xx

    £20.00

  • Harry Matthews

    Harry Matthews

    Jul 20, 2018

    Good Luck everyone

    £100.00

  • Angus Colquhoun

    Angus Colquhoun

    Jul 17, 2018

    Have fun!!👍🏻🤓

    £10.00

  • Kyle Bell

    Kyle Bell

    Jul 17, 2018

    Good luck with the Ben Nevis challenge!! From Hannah Bell xx

    £60.00

  • Callum Hawker

    Callum Hawker

    Apr 10, 2018

    Good Luck Amy! 😊

  • Izumi English

    Izumi English

    Apr 9, 2018

    Good luck Amy! Izumi xx

    £10.00

  • The van Montfort family

    The van Montfort family

    Apr 7, 2018

    Good luck Amy. Look up to the stars......

    £10.00

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Amy McGrath

Amy McGrath

Banstead, UK

I have been selected to attend the World Scout Jamboree In America! I have been scouting since age 9 and have only ever dreamt of attending one of these events. I have to do lots of fundraising and I would like you to help me by sponsoring my climb to the Ben Nevis summit :)

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