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Activation - Saturday 16th July & Sunday 17th July 2022

Activation is a full day event of activities that will be laid on by the County Active Support Units.

The event takes place near Carsington Water and is a one day event. Activities will include rock climbing, sailing, caving, archery & air rifle, geocaching, mountain biking, crate stacking, survival skills & canoeing to name a few. Each Young Person will be able to participate in up to 4 Activity sessions on the day. Activities are allocated based on preferences and the actual availability on the sessions. These cannot be changed on the day.

Activation is a great place to make new friends. We cannot, though, group children together with their friends or group, it is simply not feasible due to their different activity choices. They can arrange to meet up during breaks.

The cost, per head, is £21 and this includes the activities and a badge...
All you need to do is get transport to and from Carsington, bring your kit including your lunch and drinks. Note: Full information, including a Kit List, and Drop-off/Collection Instructions will be sent nearer the time of the event.

Points to note

Pictures from Activation 2018

Further Information

Leaders can book to come along on the day by emailing the Activation Team, but please note that they will be expected to help out on-site (various jobs are available)

Activation is an annual event held, overlooking Carsington Water in Derbyshire, in the early Summer (except in Peak years). Activity Teams from across Derbyshire come together to provide a wide range of Activities for Cub Scouts, Scouts and Explorer Scouts to enjoy.


Any questions, please contact the Activation Team


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For directional instructions and ideas of what to do if you remain locally, click here