40 Scouts Canoe the Ardeche River

Summer 2019 Camp was in the Ardeche region, South France. Where 40 Lightwater Scouts, Explorer Scouts and their leaders spent the week making memories to last a lifetime. A 24km paddle along the River Ardeche was certainly the highlight of the trip, but according to our scouts they also loved sleeping out under the incredible starlit sky and watching the many shooting stars. Just goes to show that the most expensive activities aren’t always the best! We also enjoyed many team games such as orienteering, rafting, kayaking, large team puzzles and climbing. (more…)

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Top awards in scouting!

Wow! Ten of our cubs all got the top award in their section recently – silver. We’ve also had many beavers gain their bronze award and a number of scouts receive their gold award. Well done all!

To top it all our scouts are also the current winners of the District Trophy having won it from 4th Frimley in a pioneering trebuchet challenge. (more…)

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Waingunga Cub Camp 2019

A hot July, but Father Christmas still came to visit us this camp! Complete with chimney, tree, xmas dinner and even stockings. A fun filled weekend in the New Forest where amongst other things we crate stacked, climbed, shot arrows, camouflaged ourselves, raced go karts, ran obstacle courses, went on a night hike and had a great campfire. (more…)

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Seeonee Cub Camp – Longridge 19′

What a brilliantly wet camp and this time it was nothing to do with the weather! Under the glorious sunshine our Cubs built rafts, canoed, went on paddle boards and other craft. Pitching tents and an amazing campfire made the weekend a great success. If you’ve never heard of the ‘moose, alpaca’ song then best you ask our Cubs and join all of us who grin every time we think of it. (more…)

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