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Announcing Our Biggest Fundraising Challenge: BALTIC Zip Wire 2013

posted 25 Nov 2012, 02:37 by Stephen Harrison   [ updated 21 Aug 2013, 15:11 ]
Is anyone you know who would be up for a massive fundraising adventure? We're looking for people who are up for the challenge of a 280 metre zip wire across the Tyne? Can you cope with the fear of stepping over the edge 40 metres up at the top of the BALTIC and swooping across the river to the other side? The group is looking for 12 brave individuals to fundraise for additional equipment for the group which will enable young people to take part in more camping, more activities and will widen participation in the adventure.

There's two ways to join in, you can buy your place outright for £120 or make a fundraising commitment to the group to raise £100. You can download the joining pack in our fundraising zone or contact Stephen Harrison at for more information and to join.

Last year parents, leaders and supporters raised a massive £1,700 which meant we could purchase new tents for our ever expanding group. We're aiming to raise the same again, to buy equipment for our beavers and cubs sections.

3rd Washington Scouts (part of Houghton-Le-Spring Scout District) provides adventure for young people aged 6 to 14 in the North and West of Washington, Tyne and Wear. Two thriving beaver colonies, two cub packs and two scout troops make up over 200 members, comprising of over 160 young people and a leader team of 40 adults. The group is a registered charity and is managed by an active executive committee.