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Rebecca’s Springbok Pioneering Project at Keurboom Park

Rebecca’s Springbok Project was a major pioneering project in Keurboom Park. It got a great reception from the public and the bridge was a great success.

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Badges on uniforms

The new Entsha program is in effect and the badges are different. The above diagram sets out how badges will need to worn on each uniform. LDC, PLTC and PLTU Badges LDC 1, LDC 2, PLTC and PLTU badges are progressive. This means that LDC 2 replaces the LDC 1 badge, PLTC replaces the LDC …

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Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers

On the 1st of June 2019, a team of scouts is building a bridge in Keurboom Park. This will be a day of training and achievement, as the scouts learn to tie lashings to the standard that large projects demand. The project to be constructed is the Thriftwood Unilock Bridge, more commonly known as the …

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Springbok Pioneering with Natasha

On Saturday actually the 13th of April to be precise the troop took part in a construction project run be me. This must not be mistaken for the pioneering project that took place the next day on the Sunday. We set out to build a mini tower and once we had taken out all the …

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City Nature Challenge

Take part in the City Nature Challenge and earn a badge

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Contents – Smoke Signals 2019: First Edition

Instead of a list of contents you can skim this post and click on the articles that interest you. A different way to find content that interests you. Scouts For an exciting overview of what Scouts get up to,  start off by watching what two senior scouts have to say about “A year at 1st …

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Upcoming Scout Events

The year for scouts will be characterised by the number of scouts that hope to register and complete the highest award that a scout can earn – the Springbok Scout. After a long drought of Springbok Scouts, the troop now regularly produces Springbok Scouts. At the time of publishing, 3 scouts – Natasha, Rebecca and …

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Boatswains Course by Justin

Sea Scout courses are very much foreign to most land scouts as we generally don’t stray to that side of things. However, this year I attended a senior Sea Scout course called Boatswain. This course has two parts; to teach you how to repair any damages done to a boat and the other part of this course …

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