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Post  tard on Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:31 pm

Is there a scamp holiday this year? or are we waiting for James to decide again.

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Re: scamp holiday

Post  Jono on Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:30 pm

tard wrote:Is there a scamp holiday this year? or are we waiting for James to decide again.




......I'm quite sure that if you want to organise a "Scampers Holiday" yourself, we'd all like to hear any suggestions. I'm too lazy to organise my own life..let alone an event...so well done to all those who do something for the club. Cheers drink Jono.
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Re: scamp holiday

Post  TRR Motorsport on Wed Mar 11, 2009 11:23 am

If no one has any objections I'll just book Tywyn again.

All in favour say "Eye" cyclops
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Re: scamp holiday

Post  Regsmonster on Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:05 pm

I'm not saying anything.





















Not allowed to comment on events if not attending. silent
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Scamp Holiday

Post  mac aspley on Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:20 am

Hi all



Maybe we should find somewhere different for the scamp holiday confused confused What a Face

Just a few Ideas

  1. Brighton Area (maybe better weather than wales)
  2. Cornwall Way
  3. Lake District
  4. Scarborough Area


Sorry carnt think of any more


cheers mac
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Re: scamp holiday

Post  ZED on Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:39 am

There are some nice places around Norfolk, and Suffolk as well. Very Happy

I think James usually books Wales, because it's cheap (that's what the majority of Scampers seem to crave), and has got all the basics. I'm sure he'd welcome the break from organising the holiday if someone else wants to step in....

Don't look at us, because we haven't been for years due to work commitments. Razz Laughing

Elaine&Reg. Very Happy
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:05 am

Criteria for Scamp holiday, which has been drawn up from members comments over the years and some of my own.

1. Campsite must be near the sea.
2. Campsite must be walking distance from a good pub.
3. Campsite must be cheap.
4. Campsite must have free hot showers.
5. Campsite must allow dogs free of charge.
6. Campsite must have safe facilities for young children.
7. Campsite must have suitable access for caravanners.
8. Campsite must have greenlanes nearby.
9. Campsite must be located centrally so all can come no matter where they live.
10. Campsite must have portaloo emptying facilities.
11. Campsite must have electrical hook up for caravanners.
12. Campsite must be in Terrestial / Satellite / Freeview area to watch corrie.
13. Campsite must have a suitable barn with lifting beam or JCB to fix broken Scamps.
14. Campsite must have fresh water within staggering distance after a drinking session when the wife wants a brew before she goes to bed.
15. Campsite must have decent toilets.
16. Campsite must be a different campsite than the one we have been going to for 6 years.

If anyone out there can find a place that satisfies just a few of the above then book it I say - good luck readit
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Post  RICK on Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:52 pm

I know a place with all of that, might not have the JCB,but its too far for the tight northeners?
I would suggest it but I only get shot down in flames?
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Re: scamp holiday

Post  Jono on Tue Mar 17, 2009 4:53 pm


The "Scamp Holiday" seems to be the kind of event that no one can organise to please more than a few. James’s approach seems right. Book the holiday you….and maybe a few friends.. wants then throw it open for others to come along..or not as they chose. Rick/Mac/Tard, go right ahead and do the same. I am sure that no one will shoot you down in flames for taking such a positive step. I know I won’t and if one of your events fits in with my plans and work commitments, I’d love to come along. If it doesn’t then so be it, but no one can complain if you’ve made the effort, now, can they?
Rick has organised the Easter do and good luck with it. It’s not my "thing" anymore, but a big thumbs up to Rick for getting it done.
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:27 pm

Jono wrote:
The "Scamp Holiday" seems to be the kind of event that no one can organise to please more than a few. James’s approach seems right. Book the holiday you….and maybe a few friends.. wants then throw it open for others to come along..or not as they chose. Rick/Mac/Tard, go right ahead and do the same. I am sure that no one will shoot you down in flames for taking such a positive step. I know I won’t and if one of your events fits in with my plans and work commitments, I’d love to come along. If it doesn’t then so be it, but no one can complain if you’ve made the effort, now, can they?
Rick has organised the Easter do and good luck with it. It’s not my "thing" anymore, but a big thumbs up to Rick for getting it done.

Well said Jono,

my sentiments exactly. Very Happy
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Re: scamp holiday

Post  ZED on Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:23 pm

I have to admit I wouldn't like the thankless task!


I've booked a 'Feather Down Farm' holiday for us this autumn, fingers crossed we'll have a good time.....

Elaine. Very Happy
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Post  Mk3rob on Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:39 pm

It looks like a great place.........

Do you have to do the 6 finger ident check to get in...............

And all those drive by targets , great.
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Re: scamp holiday

Post  lin and tony on Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:13 am

Wow! Just had a look. They look fantastic! cheers Our two would have loved that - Well Nic still would.
Poor Chris. I wonder if he really understands what he is taking on! alien
Mind you Elaine - that stove is a bit home from home isn't it?
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:19 pm

That place looks great Elaine.

Tha untimate Scamp commune. flower
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Post  ZED on Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:45 pm

We're going to the Welsh one................. Well, with a name like Panty Y March I had to give it a go! Laughing

E. Wink
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:42 pm

All the mod cons, looks like there is someone sleeping in the cupboard? you will have to leave all the toys at home noisy cars and bb guns with all that wildlife loose, watch where you walk if you go barefoot, is Panty Y March anywhere near Pant Y Hamster? hope you have a Wales of a time
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Post  ZED on Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:00 pm

Going in the Jimny, so we can have some off-road fun. tank As for guns, I might ring before we go and ask the farmer if he requires any free pest control.....

Pant Y Girdle,
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