Poacher 2021 Blog

Canadian Guide: My experience of Poacher

Posted by Lynda Saunders on Jan 9, 2020 6:35:25 PM

My first Poacher experience was in 2004 when our group from Alberta, Canada was hosted by a British Girl Scout unit. I didn’t have any idea what to expect and was so pleasantly surprised by the event that I took a different group of girls in 2008. I told those girls that it was a week long International event that they would never forget.

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Topics: Insider, International

Why volunteer as staff at Poacher 2021?

Posted by Lizzie Taylor on Dec 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM

As for all Guiding and Scouting events they couldn’t take place without volunteers. Without volunteers at Poacher there would be limited activities, no medical team, no admin function and no leaders to bring and support the participants – there wouldn’t be a Poacher as we know it.

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Topics: Staff

Merry Christmas from the Poacher Team

Posted by Gemma Price on Dec 21, 2019 8:39:50 PM

2019 has been a busy year for the Poacher 2021 Senior Management Team and the Senior Leadership Team.

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Topics: Insider, Staff, Countdown

A great place for international groups!

Posted by Caroline Norden on Oct 15, 2019 7:32:33 PM

Scouts and Guides from across the globe enjoy the adventure of a lifetime at Poacher. Find out more about the support we offer for international attendees.

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Topics: International

Subcamp Shakeup

Posted by Caroline Norden on Oct 7, 2019 7:19:16 PM

 

We have some exciting changes planned for Poacher 2021's subcamps!

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Topics: Insider, Subcamps

Welcome to Lincolnshire

Posted by Gemma Price on Aug 21, 2019 8:59:17 AM

Poacher 2021 is one of England's biggest Jamborees and with Scouts and Guides from across the world taking part, we thought it would be a good idea to tell you a bit more about the county and city.

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Topics: Travel, Location

Unlocking a new world

Posted by Alexander Wardlaw on Aug 15, 2019 9:29:53 PM

Poacher's Global Development Village Manager, Alexander, talks about his experience of the recent World Scout Jamboree in the USA.

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Topics: Programme, Global Development Village

2 years to go and our new website is now live!

Posted by Gemma Price on Jul 31, 2019 8:36:12 AM

With 2 years to go until Poacher 2021, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new website!

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Topics: Insider, Countdown

Come and experience Poacher!

Posted by Caroline Norden on Jul 27, 2019 8:08:59 PM

At the end of Poacher 2017 the organisers all breathed a sigh of relief – the event had been a real success, now we could take a well-earned break! But as the site cleared and the big clean up began we started to talk about “next time.”

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Topics: Insider, Subcamps, Staff

Getting ready for the next 'adventure of a lifetime'!

Posted by Steve Newton on Jul 26, 2019 5:04:15 PM

It seems like only yesterday that Diversity were closing our 2017 event after another hugely successful jamboree. Fast forward two years and we’re already halfway through planning for Poacher 2021!

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Topics: Programme

Welcoming over 6000 Scouts and Guides

Poacher is Lincolnshire’s International Scout and Guide Jamboree – back again for the 11th time in 2021 for a week of fun, friendship and adventure.

Members of the Scout and Guide sections from around the world aged 10-17 inclusive can attend Poacher 2021 as a participant.

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