Beavers at Bazzaz 2018

Bazzaz is Surrey Scouts’ triennial event for Beavers and in 2018 it opened its gates to Rainbows for the first time at Merrist Wood. It was a day of exciting activities under the theme of ‘Animal Magic!’ Our Beavers had an amazing time.

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Campfire Ashes – World Scouting

1st Lightwater Scouts are very proud to look after and pass on ashes from over 350 campfires in more than 50 countries, going back to 1933!

Ashes  taken  from a campfire  are sprinkled  into the flames of  the next campfire. The next day when the ashes are  cold,  they are stirred and taken along to mix with the next campfire.  It  is  traditional  that only  those  present  at  the  ceremony carry away ashes from that  campfire. It is our wish that this tradition continues and we spread the World Fellowship  of Scouting. Come and join our Campfire!

See the journey our ashes have taken by clicking here

 

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