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Homesick kids who want to go home

I'd only send a homesick young person home as a very very last resort and that's after trying every trick in the book. But sometimes the best thing ...
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Campfire inspired songs

Campfire inspired songs

On a recent Scout Camp, after the Scouts had all gone to their tents, the leaders sat around the campfire discussing what Campfire inspired songs ...
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Confessions of a Scout Leader

Confessions of a Scout Leader

I’ve been wanting to write a blog post titled “Scout Leader Confessions” for some time now and I feel now is the right time to do so. It ...
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Cub camp is fun

I’m worried about my son going away on Cub Camp

I got sent this email from a parent whose a bit anxious about her son attending his 1st Cub camping Weekend..... Firstly, I'm sure he is in ...
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Top 10 campfire songs

Top 10 Campfire songs

With 1.6 billion views the baby shark song is now reportedly listed as one of the Top 40 most-viewed videos ever on YouTube. Baby Shark is now the ...
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How to make homemade Fire starters Vlog

How to make homemade Fire starters

Check out my latest Vlog.......Epiosde 64- If I'm correct.... In this vlog, I show you how to make some pretty cool homemade  Fire Starters. ...
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Scouting Terminology

Scouting Terminology   Group - The local unit of Scouting that will consist of one or more section led by a Group Scout Leader GSL . ...
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Tim Kidd

Gilwell Reunion 2018

The Gilwell Reunion 2018 was the 92nd Reunion to be held at Gilwell Park and celebrates 99years of Gilwell Park. Gilwell Reunion is an annual ...
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Left handed handshake

Why do Scouts shake hands with their left hand?

Shaking hands using your left hand can feel a bit awkward for the first few times, but it becomes second nature after a while. So why we as ...
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Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Wimbledon Windmill Musuem

On Wimbledon Common there is a Windmill, Baden Powell lived in the mill house for a time and spent time writing part of Scouting for Boys in ...
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