We started the day of activities by building rafts which we went on to race around the lake. We then stopped for lunch after getting very wet and cold in the water, we then munched on Pizza for lunch and went on to split into groups to get involved with archery and canoeing. In …
Today we went to the botanical beach and we explored over the rocks. We found many mussels, lots of limpets, pink sea coral, a dead octopus which was very large and lots of hermit crabs. We also saw potholes in many different shapes and sizes. The weather has been fabulous. Lots of paddling and playing …
On Day 2 we began the day with an early breakfast and a short inspection. Following this we drove to Nanaimo to watch the world championship of the Bathtub Race. Given free time to explore, Scouts ventured into music stores, restaurants and exhibits. The weather was wonderfully sunny for a full day out of …
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 …
We’ve all arrived at Camp Barnard safe and sound, if a little tired. Advance party cooked us up a feast of chicken burgers for our arrival and everyone is fed now and off to bed for a well needed rest.