Shackleton Mountain Activity Weekend

Shackleton ESU travelled to North Wales for their Mountain Activity Weekend Camp from Thursday 11th April to Sunday 14th April. Whilst staying at Cornel Scout Centre, they took part in hill walking and climbing activities. On Friday, the two teams took part in a full days hillwalking including some entry level scrambles. On Saturday, the two groups …

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Bridge Installation to Harrison’s Isolated Buttress Approved

In 2015, the boulder used to jump and cross the gap to the Isolated Buttress became loose and concerns were raised about the hidden danger should the boulder fall whilst in use, so BMC volunteers decided to remove it immediately. As a result, the Isolated Buttress is no longer as easily accessible and new means …

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Mountain Activity Weekend

On 26th October 19 Explorer Scouts from across Crawley District were hosted by Drake Explorers at their annual mountain activity weekend staying at a bunk house in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. County Instructors attended to allow the Explorers a chance to climb on natural rocks. Participants spent 3 days walking in the mountains, including …

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Young people first: Safeguarding and Safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and wellbeing first. Here's how.