Category: Activities

Devils Peak Hike – 21 July

We will be hiking up Devils Peak on the 21st July.  This hike is the third of four planned for the year for our junior scouts and we look forward to everyone joining in!    Related Images:

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Grace tells us about her first scout hike

A scouts first hike to the scout mountain hut

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Upton Training Hike: Jonkershoek Panorama

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Zoe tells us about the Upton Training Hike in the Jonkershoek Mountains

Although the Upton training hike in the Jonkershoek was long (18km in total) and particularly tiring, it was excellent fun. We did a lot of interesting bases to improve our skills and walked far to improve our endurance and, by the end, we were definitely ready for the shorter, actual Upton Shield. We had to …

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Senior Cubs Camp

Several of our 10 year old cubs took part in this year’s Senior Cubs Survivor Camp. Related Images:

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Annual Camp

Annual camp this year will be taking place at Hawequas. In order to make the calendar manageable, the annual camp will be run by two of our Springbok Scouts, Rebecca and Thomas. Hawequas is managed by a warden who lives on site. Annual camp is an important part of scouting and troop development and we …

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Annual Camp – a photo essay

December 2018 ended with the Annual Scout Camp at Appleton: with 17 Scouts and 18 Scouters attending.   Activities included a walk to the Kramat and the Noon Gun.   Team games like volley ball and an amazing race                     An outing to the Company Gardens …

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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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