Cooking without kitchens

Despite the dark nights we’ve been a bit obsessed with outdoors cooking for the last few weeks… though we’ve been getting more adventurous and the kitchen has been banned. Beavers have all been making vegetable wraps. Cubs have been making…

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We’ve been making the most of our enforced time outdoors to practice some (safe) fire lighting and cooking skills. Thankfully no-one stood out particularly as a pyromaniac (the opposite in most cases), though we just about managed to cook some…

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Scouting indoors

It’s been a strange 2020 with all our plans thrown aside. However, we’ve still been busy Scouting where possible. Just a lot more online! Despite not being able to meet up we’ve still managed meetings most weeks, including: Learning about…

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Fire lighting

The Scouts recently ventured out in the cold to practice their fire lighting skills.

Christmas Sleepover

A gang of tough Cubs and Scouts braved the freezing temperatures for a Sleepover at Phasels Wood in December. Activities included Climbing, Crate Stacking, Air rifle shooting, Pioneering… and lots of things involving food and warmth to stop us from…

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Volunteering at Rushmere Park

The Scouts and Cubs were armed with gloves, rakes and brushes, and set about helping tidy up Rushmere Park recently. Clearing chopped trees, sweeping the entrance, clearing paths and collecting litter provided a busy evening while we enjoyed the scenery…

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