Tag: outdoors

Bats Patrol Survival Camp

In early September, the Bateleurs Patrol went on a Survival Camp! We went to Petervale Campsite. We split into two teams on the first day. Everyone learned how to build survival shelters – using only a couple of ropes and a groundsheet – and the scouts were put to the test that night, sleeping in the …

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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 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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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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