Category: Adventure

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Kayak Skills

Scouts had a delightful evening on the Wye up from the Symonds Yat rapids on Monday, developing their skills in preparation for a day paddle in September.

Survival Friday Returns

Scouts took part in the first “Survival Friday” since 2018 on Friday night. They have to build a tarp shelter, sleep in it, light a wood fire, and cook breakfast. We managed to get a bacon buttie before midnight and a full English (scrambled, beans, bacon, sausage) before clearing away. A mild, dry, light wind…
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Cub Sixer/Seconder Camp

Senior cubs camped at Aylburton.

District Cub Day

District Cub Leaders organised an excellent day for Cubs at Apple Orchard

Backwoods Challenge

Scouts had a great time building a tarp shelter and sleeping out overnight cooking their meals on a wood fire. That Backwoods.

Haarlem Jamborette 2023

We took a group of Scouts and Explorers to the Haarlem Jamborette in The Netherlands. It is the most amazing ten days that you can imagine on scouting. Water activities, pioneering, cooking for the whole Forest of Dean group, hikes of various lengths. puzzles, games, frisbee, dressing up, crafts, performances, creativity, social, disco, fast food,…
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Evolution 2023

Cubs had a wet but fun weekend at Evolution.


Another fun scouts adventure weekend at Cirencester

AGM and Family Funday 2023

Another Family Fun Afternoon and AGM. Bigger and better with climbing wall, shooting, archery, tomahawks, and firelighting.

Group Camp Botany Bay

We had a brilliant camp at Botany Bay, near Tintern. It went well, considering that we haven’t done a big camp for several years. We had forgotten a lot . We needed a late night run to Tesco Chepstow to replenish consumables. Even some of the Beavers stayed for one night, brave people (leaders, not…
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