Day 1 at the 19th Bolton Centenary Camp

After the first flag break of the camp, we looked around the campsite to get to know our surroundings. We tried very hard to look for bears but we were unsuccessful. There are only two black bears on the campsite, but luckily we’re almost certain that Dan and Sam won’t eat us. We also found the disc golf course around the campsite. Disc golf is a mixture of frisbee and golf, but using trees as the holes. We had a hard time trying to find the first hole but after that we had a great time. When we came back we had a sandwich for lunch. Next we had a fun time playing games on the field such as rounders and bulldog. Next we went for another walk and this time it was around the River Young. The path was very twisty, including a raft to cross a river. When we came back we had a very tasty diner of roast beef, Yorkshire puddings, vegetables and potatoes. For dessert we had waffles with the traditional Canadian maple syrup.



After the delicious dinner, we had the first half of the scouts 5-a-side football tournament. The general morale of the teams was high, which more than made up for the lack of talent.



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    • jen b on July 26, 2015 at 7:24 am

    If Dan and Sam have any sense they will have left camp for a while – looks like great fun xxx

    • Sue & Ed Warburton on July 26, 2015 at 10:28 am

    Thanks for taking the time to blog – we’ll look forward to the morning updates. Its lovely to be able to see what you’re up to so far away x

    • Jayne Hill on July 26, 2015 at 10:59 am

    Thank you for the blog, really appreciate the updates and photos! Great to see and hear what you’re all doing. It’s cold and raining in Bolton!

    • The Schofield's on July 26, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    It’s pouring down here so enjoy the weather. Good luck with all the activities. Don’t forget to take loads of photos every day, it all looks great fun. Love my mum dad and Lucy xxx

    • Michael Yates on July 26, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    Not only is it wet here in Bolton, cold enough for snow. Mind you it’s only 21 Friday’s off Christmas.
    You all appear to be having a fantastic time, take lots of photos Tom so we have an excellent record of your trip to Canada.
    Keep in touch.

    Grandma & Grand dad. Xx

    • The Brennand's on July 26, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    I’m surprised Dan & Sam didn’t turn up with the smell of roast beef dinner but I’m sure there was nothing left!
    Miserable weather today so make the most of the sunshine as the forecast looks great for you this week.
    Look forward to the next blog
    The B’s xoxo

    • David Morrison on July 26, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    Trust Daniel to be leaning on the raft! Fearless child!! Looks like fun. Wish I was there (and 30 years younger). Hope the boys are taking lots of photos to preserve the memories.

    • The Nielsen's on July 26, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    Dear Alex, I think you guys have bettet weather than here in Turkey,
    Its boiling hot! Make the most of you fantastic trip and take plenty of pictures.
    By the way, there is still no sigh on your baby cousin
    Will let you know when he is born
    Love you

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