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Beavers, Cubs and Scouts Having Fun at Camp Activities

Published on: 26 Nov, 2023
Updated on: 26 Nov, 2023

Report by Neil Wibberley

Since the summer, Scouts in Guildford have been busy at events for Beaver, Cub and Scout sections.

District Beaver Event

Nearly 60 Beaver Scouts from 1st Stoughton, 1st Wood Street, St Nicolas 9th Guildford and 1st Normandy met at Normandy to attend the first district event since 2017.

Beaver Scouts toasting marshmallows.

The Beaver Scouts got involved in many activities including autumn crowns, rainbow bubble snakes, conkers, bug hunting, team skis, card leaf shapes decorated with marbled paint, apple bobbing, altar fires, tin can game, ending with a campfire and marshmallows.

Having fun at the Beaver Scout event.

It was a great afternoon in the autumn sunshine which allowed the Beavers to meet other Beavers in the district and to follow the Beavers’ motto of “have fun and make friends”. 

District Cub Camp

For the first time ever, every Cub pack was represented and we had 99 Cubs for District Cub Camp, which was held at Bentley Copse.

Adventure course at the District Cub Camp.

Over the weekend the Cubs participated and had a go on the zip line, cave maze, climbing, archery and adventure course.

Cave maze at the District Cub Camp.

They also took part in wide games, nature trails,  built trebuchets and had a campfire.

District Scout Camp

Over the same weekend as the District Cub camp, the district Scouts also camped, they spent the weekend at Boiderhurst at Boxhill.

Knife and axe work at the District Scout Camp.

Their camp was more of a back to basics event, with hiking, axe and saw, fire lighting, pioneering and of course a campfire.

Backwoods cooking at the District Scout Camp.

Again, it was great to see all troops being represented at this camp.

Both camps saw visits from county commissioner Joe Rogerson and deputy cop commissioner Julia Kielstra.

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