Washington Scouts

1st WASHINGTON SCOUT GROUP

Firelighting

Firelighting

Tonight we lit fires and cooked a variety of things on them ranging from hot chocolate biscuits to sausages wrapped in cabbage leaves and twists.

Green fingered Scouts and Explorers

Green fingered Scouts and Explorers

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

Exped training

Exped training

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.

Orienteering

Orienteering

Tonight we had great fun making our own orienteering course for the other groups to do next week.

We had two two groups making a course with cameras one with compas co~ordinates, and one with traditional orienteering course. As an Continue reading

Bird Boxes

Bird Boxes

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

10th of march

10th of march
This week we were divided two groups people who are doing the Geoffrey Gordon Cup and those who were planning and practicing a radio advertisement. Continue reading

Mappers & Trackers

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

Rate that Game

Rate that Game

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

What’s in the food we eat?

What’s in the food we eat?

LardAs part of our health programme theme
, this week we found out how much sugar, salt and fat content was in some of the foods we eat daily. We did it by measuring out the  amount of Continue reading