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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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The highs and lows of being a Scout Leader

The Highs and Lows of being a Scout Leader

In this Vlog I sit around the campfire with my Scout Leaders from my Scout Group and discuss the Highs and Lows of being a Scout Leader. Comment ...
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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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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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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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Camping Etiquette

  Camping Etiquette what's this all about?   Camping is a wonderful experience, and it is one that can be enjoyed alone or with ...
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Guest Post from Stuart Bailey:- Rewards – Or Just Thoughts!

Here's my 1st ever guest posts and its written by a Cub Leader I recently met on a BushScout Practical Skills Course.  In this Blog post , Stuart ...
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