Tonight we planted hanging baskets in the troop. Having bought some bedding plants from the wholesale fruit and veg Market and some baskets from Poundstretcher the Scouts enjoyed planting them out. We selected from petunias, pansys, bizzie lizzies, lobelia and Continue reading →
In preparation for the McLaren competition we practiced putting up tents and cooking food on a hike stove. It was amazing that we were able to cook two courses in the same pan by putting one in a plastic boiling bag.
Tonight we made bird boxes as part of our nature programme theme. We used a range of power tools and good old fashioned hammer and nails to create nesting spots for our feathery friends. The completed boxes have gone home Continue reading →
In preparation for the Geoffrey Gordon Cup next weekend we had a day out in the hills to do a bit of navigation practice. We had a good go at doing back bearings, walking in a compass party and timing Continue reading →
Some of our activities carry ‘Gold Star’ rating this means that we can’t give you too many details about them in case our younger sections nick the idea. Let’s face it if you have good troops in your area – Continue reading →
This week – following our health theme – we spent the night playing games. In the unit the duty sub-unit always chooses the game for the night. This is usually murderball or dodgeball, which are both uni favourites. This week Continue reading →