Backpackers site

Backpackers is organised by a team of helpers from churches in and around Chesham as part of a Chesham Ecumenical Association. Registered Charity No. 1013519




Backpackers 2016

Tuesday 26th July to Friday 29th July  


BACKPACKERS 2016 - Key Dates






Fundraiser Event

Backpackers got Talent 

Saturday 7th May 7.30 to 10pm
Broadway Baptist Church


Teaching Material Presentation for Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders (and others who wish to attend)

  Either Monday 13 June or Wednesday 22 June from 8.15pm at Emmanuel Church


YAPPs and Young Helpers Training. If you are a YAPP or Young Helper please make every effort to be there.

Sunday 10th July 3pm

Broadway Baptist Church

New Helpers Training Session.


Sunday 3 July, 2pm, at Emmanuel Church


Full Team Meeting

for whole team except Young Helpers (YApps).


Sunday 3 July, 2.45pm, at Emmanuel Church


Commissioning Service

for the whole team plus supporters


Monday 25th July 2016 at 8pm

Thomas Harding School

(in marquee on the field)




Tuesday, 26th July - Friday, 29th July 2016,

9.00 - 4.00pm for volunteers

10.00 - 3.30pm for children

Intentse, (for YApps & young helpers)after Backpackers each day 4.30-6pm (7.30pm on Fri)

Thomas Harding School



Backpackers Celebration


Saturday 30th July 2016 4pm and site clear of people by 7pm

Wash-up meeting for 2016


Wednesday 5th October, 8.15pm at Emmanuel Church







Latest News Articles....

  • Watch this space for Backpackers 2016 announcements for your diary!
  • Helper's Application Form IS NOW AVAILABLE on the downloads page
  • Backpackers Got Talent
    fundraiser - Saturday 7th May 7.30 to 10pm in the Broadway Baptist Church
  • Application Form for Children

    Click to download
  • Commissioning Service Monday 25th July 2016, Thomas Harding School Field
  • BACKPACKERS 2016 - Tuesday 26th July to Friday 29th July - 9am to 4pm for volunteers - 10am to 3.30pm for children
  • History of Backpackers

Backpackers 2016....