"The “Hopper Youth Residence” Moerkensheide, a Scout-Centre, is situated in the town De Pinte, 10 kilometres southwards of Ghent, in a district marked out by the Scheldt stream and the Lys River. The youth stay owns 5 hectares of play forest and neighbours the town centre. The Youth Residence Moerkensheide is easily accessible by train and by coach. Moerkensheide offers for schools a starting point for excursions to the historical cities in Flanders: Brussels(60km), Antwerp(65km), Bruges(50km) and Ghent(10km). Battlefields of the Great War and Ypres (70km). The Mainbuilding has 90 beds, divided over 4 units. The choice for larger sleeping rooms strengthen the sense of a group. A few small rooms are available for the teachers. In Moerkensheide you will find a green environment, a warm receive, and a service tailored to your needs. "


Beekstuk 10
9840 De Pinte




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