CUB CAVING 2018

Saturday 30th June 2018 and Sunday 1st July 2018

 

To all Cub Leaders

Central Yorkshire Caving Team will be running caving sessions for groups of 6 Cubs and 2 parents throughout the day on Saturday, starting at 9.30am with the last session starting at 3.00pm.  On Sunday, the first session will start at 10.00am and the last session will start at 1.30pm.

We appreciate it may not be possible for Leaders to accompany their Cubs to different caving sessions.  Therefore, we will provide enough trained Leaders and Helpers (both male and female), so that Parents or Helpers, who do not wish to cave, may be used for transport. Those who do wish to cave however will be more than welcome.  Please book along with your Cubs so we can provide the necessary safety equipment (this will not reduce the number of cubs caving). 

Caving is great fun but it is very dark so we provide each person with a light.  It is cool underground and a bit wet, so we provide over suits.  Cave temperature varies little, it remains constantly cool, water in the caves used is rarely above knee deep.  Some people may think they are claustrophobic, we find you only think you are, once you are inside with all your friends most are too interested and excited to be frightened.  No one will be forced to go where they are frightened, there are alternative routes or we will turn round and go back.

You will need to bring with you.

1

Packed lunch and hot drink (you will be hungry)

2

A complete change of clothes including underclothes (youwill get wet) no jeans underground

3

Towel

4

Wellington boots are best or stout boots no trainers (also change of footwear)

5

£10.00 to cover costs + transport costs (see your Cub Leader) £5.00 per Adult

6

7

The other part of this letter signed by your parent  

A bin liner to put your dirty gear in

   
  NO FORM NO CAVING!

 

We will provide all caver's with a caving over suit, lights, belts & helmets we have suits from junior small to adult XXL

How to get there:
Follow the A65 to the signpost to Settle follow through the town centre look for signpost to right to Horton in Ribblesdale still on the B6479. Go through Horton in Ribblesdale past the railway station and follow the road on to a village called Selside, carry on this road to a T junction. Turn left and immediately right on a loose stone track, if you past the Station Inn you have gone too far, look for a black Century Homes/ Hard York Quarry van and a Europe Plant Services van, they will be parked right next to the Ribblehead Viaduct.

To make a booking, please download and complete the booking form below and also contact Jeff Keeton
Home:       0113 2553904
Mobile:      0781 356 2449
e-mail:       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To Book this activity we will require a cheque for full payment (made out to CYCSC) places will be strictly limited 

 

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