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Weekend residentials for Uniformed Groups in Scotland

Over the year we have many “uniformed” groups such as Boys' & Girls' Brigades, Brownies and Guides, Cubs & Scouts visiting our Centres.  We can offer a full activity programme or you may want to run some parts of the weekend yourselves to tie in with badges or your own Company, Section or Pack aims.

Abernethy can help you, as the group leader, to make these happen during an adventurous weekend away and We hope that all of our groups, girls and boys, go away from Abernethy having developed as individuals, as a team and as a group of friends.

Uniformed Groups Special Offer!

For select weekends in 2017 we have a fantastic offer for any uniformed group looking for a weekend residential. Visit our Offers page for more info HERE.

Boys' Brigade

We can help you to work on the Body, Mind and Spirit programme zones and the boys will certainly fill the Section aims of having fun, making friends, enjoying lots of activities and trying new things—all in one weekend!
"Fab weekend, good Team Building exercises and excellent Christian Teachings" 2nd Kilmarnock BB’s
"Excellent weekend, great instructors. Thank you very much !!" 1st Kirkintilloch BB’s

Girls' Brigade

We work with many schools and the aims of the Curriculum for Excellence that are followed by the Girls' Brigade come as second nature to us. 

Brownies and Guides

The Five Essentials of guiding sit perfectly alongside the aims of the Abernethy Teams and we may also be able to help Brownies with their Holidays and Faith badges.
"We would like to say thank you very much for a brilliant fun weekend with the very excited and noisy 5th Forres Brownies, who have all gone home very tired, full of lots of stories and all wanting to come back!!! Thank you"  

Cubs & Scouts

Along with the Scouting Association, Abernethy believes very strongly that personal development involves promoting the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual well-being of the individual, helping them achieve their full potential.

CLICK HERE for a sample programme.  Please note that programme options vary at each Centre.
CLICK HERE to see Catering options for your group

You may choose to include our ‘Explore’ sessions in your programme.  This is an informal time at the end of the day to explore the relevance of the Christian faith. This session is lots of fun and is optional - group leaders are consulted in advance on the form it should take. CLICK HERE for more information

What is included in the price?

  • Full board accommodation starts at £20 per night, depending on the time of year.  (This includes breakfast, packed lunch, dinner and supper.)
  • Full use of our sports facilities is included in the price
  • Bedding is included but please bring your own towels
  • Activities are charged at £17 for a half day and £33 for a full day, per person - age restrictions may apply
  • “Extras” can be ordered, such as a hot lunch, barbecue supper etc

Which Centre can I go to?

Abernethy Ardeonaig | 01567 820523 or e-mail
Abernethy Ardgour | 01967 411222 or e-mail
Abernethy Barcaple | 01557 820261 or e-mail
Abernethy Nethybridge | 01479 821279 or e-mail

Further information

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