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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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Annual Camp 2018 by Taybah

My 1st Claremont Troop Camp started on the 15th December 2018. We packed all our equipment for the camp, and then started our journey to Appleton Scout Base on Signal Hill. At Appleton we were divided into patrols. We hiked down Signal Hill to the noon gun. The navy officer gave us a bit of …

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A year in 1st Claremont Scouts by Natasha

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Bats Patrol Hike

  On a cool Saturday – perfect hiking weather – the Bats Patrol set out to hike from Constantia Nek to De Villiers Dam. Thanks to all the participants and well done to Nina for organising the route! Related Images:

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The AGM – The Scout Group Leader’s Address

Below is the text of Tim, our Scout Group Leaders address, at the 2018 AGM. The Group Committee consists of volunteer parents, each with a defined role, to support the branches (troop and pack), in producing scouting. Karen has fulfilled the role of managing our important leasing activities which supports not only the troop and …

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A year in 1st Claremont Scouts by Rebecca

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