The gatehouse was formally opened by the Duke of Rutland. Also on the 10th of March, the bottom field was purchased for £70.
The cabin was built at a cost of £11,000. Formally opened in May 1982.
This was the first district camp at the site. Each group had to clear their own camping plot.
The karting track was completed; also, the old water tank was dug out to form the pot-holing activity. Archery and the spiders frame were also introduced to the site. In May, the bouldering wall was completed. Following the activities being installed, there was the centenary camp where 731 campers attended.
Gate house reconstructed, with kitchen and troop room, stairs and upstairs wardens room.
The old toilet block was built – this is now the rifle range!
Old wood was purchased (near the campfire circle). 1.48 acres for 350 pounds.