Reigate District Scouts Camp Site
Jordan Heights


Booking Form for Jordan Heights, Reigate District Campsite

 The site is available for Scouting, Guiding, Youth Groups, Schools and D of E groups it is not open to the public.

(Effective date 1st January 2017)

Camping Fees: £ 3 per person, per night (Reigate District)

£ 4 per person, per night (Non Reigate District)

Visitor Fees £1.00 per day visitor per evening (Reigate District)

£1.50 per day per visitor day (Reigate District)

£1.50 per day per visitor for day or evening visit (Non Reigate District)

£2.00 per day per visitor for day or evening visit (Non Scouting)

Building Hire: £ 15 per day/night

£ 5 per day/night for generator use in building.

Activity Fees:

Survival Equipment: £5.00

Climbing Wall £10.00 per 2 hour session

Archery £ 1.50 per person (Reigate District)

£ 2.00 per person (Out of District)

Shooting £ 2.00 per person (Reigate District)

£ 2.50 per person (Out of District)

Axe/Shovel £ 1.50 per person (Reigate District)

throwing £ 2.00 per person (Out of District)

Please note there is a £10.00 minimum charge for activities.

Hire of Archery range/Shooting range (with your OWN equipment £10 per session Morning/Afternoon/Evening)

Use of floodlights for Archery/Shooting/Climbing Wall is £5.00 per 2 hour session

Non-returnable deposit of £20 payable within 10 days of booking for all Scouting/Guiding related camps or £15 for day or evening visits.

Non-returnable deposit of £35 is for all non-Scouting/Guiding related camps, day or evening visits, which includes School D of E expedition visits. (This may increase to £50 at the discretion of the Bookings secretary depending on planned numbers)

Full payment required when keys are handed back unless otherwise agreed.

Please make cheques payable to Reigate District Scout Council.

Please send payment & form to Bookings Secretary, Angela Harris, 119 Hitchings Way, Reigate, Surrey RH2 8EP
Email address: angela.harris119@yahoo.co.uk

Receipts will be sent by email once payment is received unless you enclose a stamped self addressed envelope.
Site keys to be collected from the same address by arrangement.

Scouts or Explorers camping on their own need to have a ‘Nights Away Passport’ authorised by their leader.

Groups with their own Qualified Archery Leaders or Qualified shooting leaders,may use the site.Those leaders wishing to book the range must do so when booking the site so arrangements can be made. A copy of the qualified leaders certificate (GNAS) Archery or NSRA Shooting must be handed to the booking secretary before the event and before the extra keys are collected. Those wishing to use the Archery rang or the Rifle range with their own equipment as well as own leader may do so.

No guns or bows & arrows may be brought onto site without prior written consent from the warden and a copy of the risk assesment.

The cost for this is £10 per two hour session. The Camp visit fee still applies.

Camp Site Warden                                                       Booking Secretary

Spencer Mitchell                                                           Angela Harris

01737 247676                                                              01737 247676             

07802 962499

Or via the web http://www.jordanheights.btck.co.uk/Contact%20us  booking page

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Arrival and Departure

Weekend camps arrive from 5pm Friday and depart by 5pm Sunday

Week times and evenings by arrangement.

All Scouts and Guides should arrive and depart the camp site in full Uniform

We operate a strict one way system - entry is via Under Hill Park Road and exit onto Reigate Hill above the Yew Tree Pub.

How to book

Telephone or by e-mail for a provisional booking - you can check dates already booked on the web site calendar.

All cheques should be made payable to Reigate District Scouts. A £15/£20 non returnable deposit is required for all bookings.

Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope or email address if a receipt is required.

Any cancelations should be notified as soon as possible      .

Once we have received your booking, details will be sent to you about arrangements for the keys etc.


Site Opening

The site is normally open between the beginning of February to the end of November.


Site Security

The site is fully enclosed with a lockable gate at the main entrance. The main building has a panic alarm fitted in case of emergency.
Please help us work with our neighbours by adhering to a strict noise curfew between the hours of 10.30pm and 7.00am.

Site Evacuation

The Group Leader should have a full list of campers which they should bring with them and use the In Touch process in the event of a site emergency.

Fire Assembly Point

In the event of a fire the alarm will be raised (Fire alarm or vocally by member of staff).

Please proceed immediately to the muster point in the lower field and await further instructions. If you discover a fire please evacuate the area and call 999 then alert camp staff and inform the warden on 07802962499. 

Site Rules for the toilets

At the end of each day it is required that a cup of water is used to flush both the urinal bowl and the toilet separation urinal.

We use environmentally friendly composting toilets which do not use water. For this toilet to operate successfully the liquids and solids must be separated.Please make sure the lids are shut after use as this helps the reaction. The fans in the toilets will run at all times.
 


Please take care.
 
Ideas for Days Out

In Redhill there is a swimming pool at Doynings Leisure Centre also the Harlequin Theatre in the town centre

Reigate has a large park, cinema and caves.

Go karting at Crawley 30 minutes drive

Chessington World of Adventures 30 minutes drive

Thorpe Park 45 minutes drive

Godstone Farm 20 minutes drive

Mercers Park for canoeing sailing etc

Reigate Fort National Trust (free of charge)

Local Events
Cowpie Relay              May
Redhill Steam Fair       August
Heritage Open days     September

Nearby Facilities
Esso Service station with a shop 5 minute walk
Cash points, Post Office, Shops Library, Chemist and supermarket in Reigate Town centre 15 minute walk away.
Reigate railway station 10 minutes walk for trains to Redhill, Guildford and Reading. Change at Redhill for fast trains to London or the
coast.

Tea, coffee & sandwiches at the top of Reigate Hill 10 minutes walk
North Downs Way 10 minutes walk
Gas supply from Home Base Reigate 10 minutes walk or Reigate Garden centre 10 minutes drive.

How to find us
Full Details on web site
Sat Nav RH2 9LX

Access to the site
From the 1st parking bay (limited to three cars) (2nd car park for one van or mini bus or two cars) you must proceed through the gate and up a steep zig zag path to the camp site. This camp site is not sutiable for people with mobility problems.

Pets

Please note we are sorry, but we do not allow dogs or any other pets on site at any time, with the exception of Guide dogs. Anyone bringing such pets on site will be asked to remove them immediately.



Camp Badges

Please see warden or ask when booking.



Buildings & Facilities

We have a building on site which can be used by campers for an additional fee. It has one large room with fire place for use by campers. The building has full lighting supplied by its own generator. All users are expected to leave the building clean and tidy after use. We reserve the right to charge groups who do not leave the building as they found it or cause damage to the building site or equipment. All buildings are non smoking as is the entire camp site.



We have eco-fiendly non water toilets for Leaders, boys and girls and a washing area all of these have lights supplied by a seperate generator. A tap is situated on the middle main camping field and one in the toilet area. A washing up area is available in the main field. We have two small fields available for camping.The site can hold a maximum of 100 campers.



Wood fires

Wood fires are encouraged on the site.There is a fire shelter which can be used by groups for cooking. We have a well stocked wood pile -  please replace what you use. There is plenty of dead wood to be found in the wooded area around the site. No live or green trees are to be cut. There are four extra fire area's around the site, (Plus the camp fire circle) please use these, do not light fires anywhere else or dig fire aera's.

The Banks

Please make sure all children are kept of the banks as the can be very slippery and dangerous and do not play around the 2nd World war bunker.

Activities

We have tables, benches, projector screen and lots of large garden games which can be used by groups when booking the building. There is a transverse Climbing Wall, Axe and Shovel trowing a permanent archery range and riffle shooting range an orienteering course an GPS geocashing course and a Assault Course and a Crazy Golf Course.

Lots of routes for hikes local to the camp site.

A large camp fire circle

We have a Chapel on site and offer Archery,rifle shooting and Axe trowing which can be arranged on the site please contact the warden and see the archery or riffle section on the web site. 

 

Other important information

General information

Responsibility for the supervision and welfare of groups remains with the responsible adult (Camp Leader)

Please observe the noise curfew between 10.30pm and 7.00am.

Radios or similar devices are not allowed to be played on site.Please consider our neighbours.

Please ensure that the language used by your group is not foul or offensive. All groups must ensure that every adult (over 18) has followed the checking procedure laid out by their organisation and have been deemed suitable to work with children. The Scout Association yellow card applies at all times. All adults working with children with Scout Groups must be Scout

Association DBS cleared.

First Aid

The responsible Adult (Camp Leader) is responsible for all first aid for your Groups. We do not have first Aid kits in the buildings.

The emergency gate (For Ambulence flat access only via stretcher) is situated at the far end of the site near the chapel. Groups booking will be supplied with a key and the emergency number.

Complaints

If you have any complaints please notify the warden as soon as possible. This is a volunteer run site and we will contact you as soon as possible to try and resolve the problem. 

Waste disposal & Recycling

Please do not dig pits on site. All rubbish must be burnt if possible or taken away when you leave as there is no waste collection at the camp site.

Washed glass and cans can be left on site for recycling.

    





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