The Sun Run is back for 2014! The troop’s annual charity fund raiser will this year be in aid of Child’s Play.
On the night of 21/22 June a mix of scouts, explorers and leaders from 12th Cambridge Scouts will run, hike, crawl and do whatever else it takes to go the 18 miles from Ely back to our HQ in Cambridge. Setting off on the dot of sun set, at 9.24pm they will go through the night to get back before sun rise at 4.38am.
Child’s Play are a charity who provide toys and games for and generally try to brighten up the lives of children who are sadly in Children’s Hospitals and Hospices. While they are mainly a North American charity they also support a number of Children’s Hospitals in the UK and we have chosen the closest of these to Cambridge, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, for our donations to go to.
The work of Child’s Play is there to help those young people who are sadly not well enough to take part in the fun and adventure of scouting to remember what is like to be a regular child or teenager and it is massively to the credit of the scouts themselves that they have chosen this fantastic cause to raise money for. This wasn’t something the leaders came up with, it was the scouts themselves.
If you would like to donate to this fantastic cause and encourage young people who are working as hard as they can to support other young people please click on our donation widget below. Thank you in advance for your generosity