After months of planning for a cold winter camp, we turned up to Thiftwood to a very mild weekend. No one got cold all weekend!
When we arrived on Friday 10 January, we went straight off to the canteen for dinner. We were well fed by the catering crew, then pitched our snug and warm tents.
On the Saturday we started our pedal car Olympics – ten different races that our teams entered. Each one was about 30 minutes long. The planning was fantastic as we moved from block to block.
We also had plenty of free time to do tomahawks, climbing, archery, zip wire, cresta run and others.
Sunday we continued the activities, plus took down our camp. We arrived to the presentations and was very pleased when one of our Scouts won bronze in two of the races.
We will be back next year with more Scouts. It was so much fun and not at all cold – although we had just been lucky with that. We will still be prepared to ensure everyone stays warm, regardless of the temperature.
We are a thriving Group with approximately 180 members providing scouting five nights a week to young people between the ages of 6 and 14.
We offer our members a very wide range of activities and give them the opportunity to develop new skills and enjoy the company of friends in a well organised and safe environment. We work very closely with parents and encourage them to become fully involved in the life of the Group.