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All set up now

After a long day in the sun the intrepid advance party are about to sit down for a well earned rest.  All the main tents are set up ready for the scouts arrival tomorrow. We have no internet on the field so updates will be sporadic but we will do our best. Advance Party out.

Advance Party Ready to set Off!

We met at School at 7am ready to head up North to set up camp. After a good journey and a break at a very busy Tebay services we arrived at the field.  The weather is good with blue skies and the location is perfect, a big flat field with two hills either side, woodland …

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We’re on our way back!

We are all at the airport now and are just about to board our flight home.     Flight TS254 is currently on time, due 10:00 at Manchester Airport See you all soon x

Day 14 at the 19th Bolton Centenary Camp

Day 14 was a glorious day for all! The whole gang went in pursuit of whales (and I don’t mean watching the people in the Sooke McDonalds). The troop were split into smaller sections to fit on each boat. As a Swift, I can only comment on our journey in the boat. Unfortunately, the trip …

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Day 13 at the 19th Bolton Centenary Camp

Today on camp we had another birthday. Today’s belonged to Joe Brennan, who turned 12. In the morning we did the annual commando course. It was a challenging course featuring crawling under tarps, swimming in the lake and climbing a rope ladder. In the end it was won by Otters patrol. After dominating the field …

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Joe is 12!

   Joe’s birthday celebrations have rounded off birthdays on camp for this year.

Happy birthday Matthew R Mum.

   Happy birthday Mum. I hope you have the best birthday ever, despite me not being there. Lots of hugs and kisses from Canada. Love you lots, Matthew.  Xxxxxxxxxxx

Day 12 at the 19th Bolton Centenary Camp

Today we woke up and had a breakfast consisting of spam, toast and beans. We then had a quick inspection and got on the yellow bus that took us into Victoria, where we visited the Royal British Columbia Museum.    We were then allowed freetime in Victoria which many of the troop spent buying baseball …

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Happy Birthday Nathan’s Mum!

   Happy birthday mum from Canada! Hope you have a great day. Love and hugs from your darling son. 

Day 11 at the 19th Bolton Centenary Camp

To start off the day we went out on an incident hike in which there were various activities which included making a stretcher, ‘diffusing’ a ‘bomb’, popping balloons with a bow and arrow, carving cutlery and hiding in the woods.    After the hike we went out to a baseball game. The game was featuring …

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