We're going to Disney!

12th-15th February 2023

 

Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from across Basingstoke East will embark on a magical international adventure to Disneyland Paris

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Join us on this magical international adventure

This 4 day event taking place in February 2023 half term will see Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from across Basingstoke East off on an adventure to Disneyland Paris. The event is open to all groups within Basingstoke East. If you’d like your child to join this event please sign up directly with your group.

Event registration opens on 18th October 2021 and closes on 31st January 2022. We will not be able to take any further participants after this date. You can secure you place now with a £40 deposit.

What’s Included?

The cost of this event includes the following:

  • Return travel from Basingstoke by coach and ferry
  • 3 nights hotel accomodation
  • 2 days in Disneyland Parks
  • A trip into Paris
  • All meals (except first packed lunch)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Event Hoodie
  • International Necker

How much is it?

The maximum cost of this trip is £475 per participant and includes all the above.

You only need to pay £40 deposit per participant to secure your childs play then the remaining payments will be split over the March to December 2022.

By maximum cost this means this is the most we will charge for the event. We are working to reduce this cost but that is very dependant on the number of participants. If possible we will reduce this before the final payment.

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

We will have an early start before travelling by coach and ferry to our hotel right by Disneyland Paris. Groups will have the chance to make use of the hotel facilities such as the pirate themed swimming pool before a full buffet dinner.

It’s our first day in the Disneyland Paris parks. After a full buffet breakfast to get us going for the day we will enjoy the day enjoy rides, parades, shows and fireworks. It will be a late one with dinner in the park.

A second full day in the Disneyland Paris parks. We will enjoy more rides, parades, shows and fireworks. With another late night to make the most of ours day.

After breakfast we will take our coach into Paris and enjoy some of the day exploring Paris.

We’ll then board the coach for the journey back to Basingstoke with a late arrival.

Questions and answers

How do I sign up?

Please register directly with your group. You can confirm below if your group is eligible to attend. 

If you have any issues please contact us at disney@bescouts.org.uk 

Who can attend the trip?
  • All participants must be born on or before 12thFebruary 2015.
  • All participants must be aged under at the end of the event.
  • All participants must be a member of a Cub pack, Scout troop or Explorer unit within Basingstoke East at the time of the event (list of groups on next question)
  • All participants will need a valid passport to attend the event.
  • All participants will need a free EHIC or GHIC card for the event.
What groups are eligible to attend?

The following groups are within Basingstoke East District and therefore eligible to attend the event:

  • 1st Basingstoke (Trinity)
  • 2nd Basingstoke (Sherfield Park)
  • 6th Basingstoke (Oakridge)
  • 8th Basingstoke (U.R.C)
  • 11th Basingstoke (St Michael’s)
  • 1st Chineham
  • 1st Popley
  • Basingstoke Air Scouts
  • Bramley Scout Group
  • Old Basing Scout Group
  • Dragons Explorer Scout Unit
  • Phoenix Explorer Scout Unit

At present we are expecting attendance from all our groups, however if you are told otherwise please get in touch by emailing disney@bescouts.org.uk and we can look to line you up with a group who is attending.

If you do not currently attend one of the above groups and would like to join Basingstoke East Scouts please complete our joining form and we will be in touch.

How much is the event and what are the payments?

The event has a maximum cost of £475.00 per participant.

By maximum cost this means this is the most we will charge for the event. We are working to reduce this cost but that is very dependant on the number of participants. If possible we will

You will need to pay a deposit to your group of £40 when you register for the event. This is non refundable. 

You will then be invited to set up a direct debit of the following payments:

  • 1st March 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st April 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st May 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st June 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st July 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st August 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st September 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st October 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st November 2022 – £45.00
  • 1st December 2022 – Up to £30.00 (reduced or waviered if we can)

We require all partipcants to pay by direct debit, unless with agreement from the event team.

What's included?

The following IS included in the cost of the trip:

  • Return travel from Basingstoke by coach and ferry
  • 3 nights hotel accomodation
  • 2 days in Disneyland Parks
  • A trip into Paris
  • All meals (except first packed lunch)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Event Hoodie
  • International Necker

 

The following IS NOT included in the cost of the trip:

  • Passport
  • Packed lunch on first day
  • Your kit
  • Personal spending money
What does the insurance cover?

The insurance is included in the cost and will cover the following:

  • Medical treatment
  • Emergency repatriation expenses
  • Travel delays
  • Cash held by the group/event team
  • Lost passport

The insurance does not cover cancellation of the trip by you. You will need to ensure you are covered on your own policy for this.

My Group isn't going, can I still go?

Yes!

This event is open to all young people across Basingstoke East. You can apply directly on this page and we will get in touch. Depending on numbers we will likely get all those without their group leaders together before the event to meet each other or we will introduce you to another group.

I don't know all the leaders attending, who are the adults

This event is being run by Basingstoke East District, however leaders from most of our groups will be attending the event. All adults on this event will be required to have a valid disclosure (criminal record check) and have fully completed their safeguarding training.

Event Registration

The best way to register for this event is directly with you Cub, Scout or Explorer Section. However you can also enter you details here and we will register you with your group to attend and ask them to get in touch regarding your deposit payment of £40.00. You will need to complete this form for each attendee.