Friends of Dunham Park Scout Camp – Fundraising

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We celebrated  the 100th birthday of the campsite  in 2022 and are continuing to support the site and its facilities. As part of the development plan, we  set up Friends of Dunham Park Scout Camp as a registered Charity (Number 1185766) to raise money to fund improvements across the site.

The Frank Harrop Lodge (indoor accommodation) has been re-roofed and all the windows have been replaced with double glazing, plus an accessible toilet & washing facilities. The latter was part funded by £2000 from Tesco bags for life having come second in the Altrincham blue token scheme.

In 2020, just before the campsite closed because of the pandemic, we contributed a third of the cost of the new Adventure Playground for Scouts, to compliment the current equipment for Beavers and Cub ages.

In 2021, we have contributed £700 for 1000 hedging plants to fill in gaps around the campsite.

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is zipwire-2022-768x1024.jpg In 2022, we contributed £5000 to the new zipwire from above the camp fire circle towards the boundary wall

In 2023, we contributed to the new traverse wall replacing the life expired facility.

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Total raised over £23,500 to date. 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 other ways for supporters to help Friends of Dunham Park Scout Camp – at no cost to individuals!

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Friends of Dunham Park earn a £5 bonus donation for our good cause every time someone successfully joins and raises £5 as a supporter !

We have previously benefited from donations from the now closed Amazon scheme, and the Co-op Local Community Fund which supports projects across the UK.

These income streams have raised over £6000 to date – all at no cost to our members and supporters!

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