Articles Archive for April 2017

17 Apr 2017

Six scouts took part in the expedition as part of their Chief Scout’s Gold Award. They hiked nearly 20 km over the Surrey hills on the first day, doing their own map reading and carrying everything they needed to set up camp and cook for themselves. After a further 11 km on the second day they joined the rest of the scouts for the Easter Camp. Well done everyone!

4 Apr 2017

Scouts from Leopard and Puma troops completed a one night practice camp at Horsell Common on 31st March. The camp was organised by Rik to help the Scouts prepare for their Expedition Hike during Easter Camp. Following a short walk with kit to the campsite, the Scouts pitched their tents and cooked their dinner on trangias. Then up early, to cook breakfast, break camp and head off for some map reading practice around the Common. The weather was very kind and all the Scouts and Leaders had a great time. Hopefully the Scouts will now be …