Your participation fee covers all accomodation, meals and activities fees in the programme for the duration of the event. You are expected to pay for your transportation to and from the event, and all extra meals, drinks and services you may use.
All possible transportation costs during the event, for sessions and activities, are included in the participation fee.
You will probably arrive at one of the airports of London. From there you have to get to Chingford station. You can get to Chingford station by public transport This will either be by underground or by train depending on which airport you arrive on. From Chingford station we will make sure that transport is available.
Please, inform us in advance about your flights and your arrival time at Chingford station.
Do this at least a week before you arrive. If you don’t let us know how late you arrive we cannot guarantee a transport to Gilwell Park (30min walk).
The ticket is per person, and is non-transferrable. The person registered is the person coming to the event. You can however cancel your ticket and get a refund if you won’t be able to attend.
Yes, simply use the link provided on your email confirmation or contact us directly.
No need to bring the ticket.
The organization team tries to supply all the things you need during our event, but there are some small items we would like you to take with you:
Everything you need is provided for you by Gilwell Park: bed sheets, towels, blankets etc. You don’t need to bring a sleeping bag or towels.
Your meals, coffee breaks and accommodation are covered by the participation fee.
The United Kingdom is not a Eurozone country, so you may want to get some Pound Sterling to buy tickets for your transit to and from the event. Public Transport in the U.K accepts most credit and debit cards for almost anything (except most taxis). Especially, if you have a possibility for contactless payments, this can be used directly on public transport in Greater London area, including Chingford and most trains to and from the London airports.
Because you are in a position where you have a good view on the evolution and use of information and communication technology at your scouting or guiding organization, you probably already have the necessary knowledge to participate in Scouts & Guides I/O. However, it never hurts to ask your peers within your scouting and guiding organization for extra advice and information.
At Scouts & Guides I/O we hope to offer a varied and intensive programme for all participants. The programme requires you to contribute and participate actively in order to make it a success.
This is what you need to prepare at home before coming to the event: