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Putting the Great into the Great Outdoors

The great outdoors is called ‘great’ for a reason! Nature has this overwhelming power over us and it’s often only once we’re far away from ...
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Why do scouts leave the Troop ?

Recently I was asked by my District to fill out an autumn Census for the county. It was just to see how we are doing with numbers, both gaining and ...
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Scarefest 2018

Everyone has a fear, be it the dark, clowns, spiders, heights – imagine an event where you could confront them all at once! Welcome to Scarefes...
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Fireworks

Firework safety tips to keep you and your family stay safe on Bonfire Night

Remember, remember the 5th of November? While a firework display can be magical time for the family , there are safety precautions you need to ...
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October Blog Tag

October Blog Tag- Get to know me

JOINING IN THE OCTOBER BLOG TAG- Get to know me I was tagged by Karen from Really missing sleep to take part in the October Blog Tag and I ...
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Naked Marshmallow Advent Calender
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Review: Naked Marshmallow Advent Calendar

Treat yourself to a unique Advent Calendar this Christmas... A Naked Marshmallow Advent Calendar Do you always buy the standard chocolate advent ...
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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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