Scouts centenary

PUBLISHED: 14:09 15 June 2007 | UPDATED: 22:51 28 May 2010

Our pictures show the campers taking part in the weekend’s activities

Our pictures show the campers taking part in the weekend’s activities

AS part of celebrations to mark the centenary of scouting, 1st March Scouts held a bank holiday camp at Peck s Drove Scout Campsite, Spalding. A total of 37 scouts and 13 cubs braved the poor weather to take part in a full programme of activities. These i

AS part of celebrations to mark the centenary of scouting, 1st March Scouts held a bank holiday camp at Peck's Drove Scout Campsite, Spalding.

A total of 37 scouts and 13 cubs braved the poor weather to take part in a full programme of activities.

These included building a 12-feet-high monkey bridge to cross a 20-feet wide ditch, a climbing frame and a scout transporter capable of lifting a scout from one side of a ditch to another.

They also enjoyed racing around an obstacle course which was built by the scouts, playing games including lacrosse, building a large catapult, playing a quiz and making centenary friendship bracelets.

Gavin Philpott, March 1st assistant scout leader, said: "The cubs and scouts performed admirably, using their training to survive and thrive in the very best traditions of what Lord Baden-Powell started a century ago.


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