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Patrol Camps

Patrol camps are an essential part of building patrol spirit and of scouting in general. Having a camp without adults present is a great way for scouts to learn responsibility and to have fun. Patrol camps are required regardless of whether it is being run for first class or not. To reduce pressure on the …

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Smoke Signals Quarter 2

The second quarter edition of Smoke Signals has been published with lots of information on what we have been up to in the second quarter of 2018. New Group branding, hikes, camps, badges and the return of Rupe the Troop Snoop Click to read Smoke Signals 2018 Q2 The third edition Smoke Signals will be …

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Smoke Signals 2018 – Quarter 1

After an absence of 7 years, Smoke Signals returns  to give you news of the doings of the cubs and scouts at 1st Claremont Scout Group! Find out what winning the Rayner really took and learn something about the scouters! The second quarter edition will be published in July 2018 and additional articles or photos …

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New Fence

For the first time in many years, the Group has completely fenced in our property. This has been possible due to our boundaries being marked as part of the subdivision between the City land and the land that has been sold to the land claimants (effectively the old Claremont Bowling Club). Our old fence deteriorated …

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Cederberg 2015

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Our Explorer Scouts and the Scouts in America

As part of their Explorer Badge, our scouts are supposed to product a display which must be shown to the public. Usually this takes the form of a pioneering model or a poster, shown at the local library or in a shopping centre. Late last year we were approached by an American Scouter who wanted …

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Costs

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Oudekraal Ravine Day Hike

In June 2013 we did a day hike to find and ascend Oudekraal Ravine. As it worked out we ascended Corridor Ravine, visited Tranquility Cracks and descended Oudekraal Ravine. Given the state of the Ravine, it was the right choice. Visit the 2013 Photo Gallery and read the the report on the Oudekraal Day Hike.  …

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Oudekraal Ravine Day Hike

This hike was an expedition to find and climb Oudekraal Ravine. Following the information that we had managed to locate we started from the bottom of Kasteeelspoort and picked up the Pipe Track, following it along past Slangolie (where we saw hikes coming down 3 Firs and immediately decided we needed to try and do …

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Orange Kloof 2012

The way ahead

Orange Kloof is the huge kloof lying above Constantia Nek. You get a good view of the kloof from the ridge on the Vlakkenberg (see here for a description is this route). Orange Kloof has not been burnt since 1935 and up until pretty relatively recently was a no go area for the general upblic. …

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