Friends of Dunham Park Scout Camp – Fundraising

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As we approach our 100th birthday, we are continual reviewing the site and its facilities. As part of our development plan, we have set up a Friends of Dunham Park Scout Camp group as a registered Charity (Number 1185766) to raise money to fund improvements across the site. The current Frank Harrop Lodge (indoor accommodation) has been re-roofed and the next phase is to replace all the windows with double glazing, a refurbished kitchen and creating accessible toilet & washing facilities. The latter is part funded by £2000 from Tesco bags for life having come second in the Altrincham blue token scheme. In 2020, we have contributed towards the new Adventure Playground for Scouts, to compliment the current equipment for Beavers and Cub ages.

Total raised as at 1st May 2020 = £6167. Thanks to all our contributors!

You can support the Friends of Dunham Park Scout Camp by becoming a member and paying £10 a year subscription. We also have a monthly scheme of pledges to pay £2, £5, £10 per month into the charity. We thank those who have contributed so far and welcome further donations. Please consider gift aiding your subscription or donation so that we can claim the extra 25% from the government. Full details of the membership scheme are here: FODPSC Membership & Donation Form Nov 2019

We have started a funding page on Easyfundraising Purchases at over 4000 retail online companies made through our page means we get a percentage of your order value at no cost to yourselves. List of over 4000 websites who donate to this scheme at www.easyfundraising.org.uk/retailers/  Our fundraising page is at www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/fodpsc and then onto the link to your retail company.

Use this link and we get £5 donated to recruit you to the scheme
https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/fodpscoutcamp/?invite=hizbc4&referral-campaign=s2s

Are you a member of the Co-op? Co-op Members are able to choose us as their local charity cause. Every time a Co-op Member buys selected own-brand products and services, 1% of the money they spend goes to local causes in their community. You can select us as your local charity cause. Just click on https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/39810 and link to our cause. You can become a Co-op Member online at : https://membership.coop.co.uk/new-registration.

THIS OFFER CLOSES 24th OCTOBER 2020 – please do your best to support this in its closing days

Do you have an Amazon account?  If you make purchases through Amazon Smile, the Friends get a percentage of your order.  This is the link to the website and it uses your existing Amazon log-in   https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1185766-0 and then you drop down the orange ‘Supporting’ tab and choose Friends Of Dunham Park Scout Camp.  You have to log in via the ‘smile’ website to give us the donations.

Own your own business?? Your limited company pays less Corporation Tax when it gives money to charity: You can claim tax relief by deducting the value of your donations from your total business profits before you pay tax. There are different rules for sole traders and partnerships.  Full details at www.gov.uk/tax-limited-company-gives-to-charity

Campsite Closure

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In line with the guidance issued by UK Scouts to suspend all face-to-face Scouting activities, the Campsite Management Committee has decided to close the campsite to all visitors until further notice.

If you want to cancel any bookings or transfer the date to next year, please contact us by emailing, bookings@nulldunhampark.org.uk.

Thank-you for supporting our campsite!

Bonnington Bear Visits Dunham Park!

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Bonnington Bear from the Association of Scout and Guide Campsites came to visit Dunham Park Scout Camp over the summer. He got stuck in to some of the activities but also helped our service crew with some essential maintainence and repairs.

Price Lists (effective 1st April 2018)

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Our management committee have decided to FREEZE PRICES for camping, accommodation buildings and adventurous activities* for the year commencing on 1st April 2018.

Price List – Camping and Accommodation

Price List – Activities and Services

 

*Adventurous Activities are Archery, Shooting, Kayaking and Raft Building. Other self-led activities including as grass sledging have seen some amendments to their prices.