England: Essex Freemasons and Essex Scouts teamed up to build the ropes course


England: Essex Freemasons and Essex Scouts teamed up to build the ropes course

(by Milo Boyd, East London & West Essex Guardian, 19th September)

 
A high and low ropes activity center built for scouts has been opened following major donations from the county’s Freemasons:

The new £250,000 facility, which has a zipwire, is open to both able-bodied and wheelchair users and in places reaches as high as a four storey building.

It is a joint project built for the Essex County Scouts at Skreens Park, Chelmsford, to celebrate 300 years of modern Freemasonry.

It was officially opened by Rodney Bass OBE, provincial grand master for Essex Freemasons and Stuart Gibson, county commissioner for Essex Scouts, on Saturday, September 15.

The center’s high ropes and linear courses, including the zip wire equipment, were funded by a £145,000 donation from the Freemasons, with the Scouts adding a further £120,000 to build low ropes and…

 

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