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Boosmansbos 2016

What a great place to hike! The campsite at Grootvadersbosch is clean, well grassed and clearly well looked after. Toilet facilities are more than adequate and hot showers, even with limited hot water are a pleasure at the end of a hike. We arrived mid afternoon, set up tents and went for a walk in …

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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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2016 Photo Album

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2014 Photo Album

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About Cubs

Cubs is the junior branch of scouts and is suitable for boys and girls from the age of 7 until they turn 11. Cubs is open to both boys and girls. Cubs is less focused on outdoor activities over the weekends and more focused on the regular weekly meetings where they will do activities such …

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About Scouts

Scouts have a very varied and diverse program and no two troops are exactly the same. Here at 1st Claremont we have a program which is orientated towards the outdoors, so we try to go on as many camps and hikes as we can. Many South African troops are also orientated towards the outdoors, a …

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Kon-Tiki

What is Kon-Tiki? Kon-tiki is a competition based on the exploits of Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian anthropologist who sailed a raft of balsa from South America to the Polynesian Islands to prove that it was possible that the Polynesians were descended from ancient inhabitants of South America. Kon Tiki was an old name for the …

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About Scouting

1st Claremont Scout Group is the oldest established scout troop in South Africa and indeed in Africa. Founded on the 3rd March 1908 there are few troops in the world that are older than we are and even fewer that are still operational. We are proud of our long history but it is who are are …

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