Scout Camps

Night Hike and Bivvy Bag sleep-out at Elmdon Lee - March 2017

A 6am bacon breakfast following a six mile night hike from Gt. Chesterford to Elmdon Lee. Scouts hiked back to Saffron Walden in time to be picked up at 8:30 am. A superb night with marshmallows and sausages, campfire and a million stars.

Winter Camp 2017 - Skreens Park Activity Centre, February 2017
Snow and sub-zero temperature greeted the hardy bunch of scouts who gathered at Skreens in February. Inflatable sumo-suits before lunch followed by bush craft, air rifle shooting and caving - all with snow showers. After a big, warming dinner of chilli with chocolate, rice, crusty bread and tortilla chips with toasted cheese - followed by apple pie and custard, the scouts huddled in their sleeping bags for a story-telling competition. Another fabulous trip.


Norfolk Coast Christmas Camp December 2016
Christmas dinner at the superb Wells-Next-The-Sea hut and a trip to see the baby seals with their winter fur on. Scouts were given a partridge each to pluck and gut for their lunch. Sunday saw time for a crabbing trip to the harbour at Wells. A truly awesome trip!


Bivy Bag Night November 2016
This was a tremendous success, with all Patrol Leaders attending for a night hike and a night under the stars in the group's new bivy bags.

Rain and cold did nothing to spoil a fabulous trip, with scouts cooking dinner over the fire and waking up to bacon rolls and tea.

We will return to the Elmdon camp site in the spring.


2017 camps
We're planning the following Scout camps:
April - Secret Nuclear Bunker(1 night)

August - Summer camp (7 nights)
October - Autumn activity camp (TBA)

Adult Camping
Adults staying overnight on camps are asked to complete the adult helper camp form attached below.
 
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