Tag: 1st Claremont

Safety, first aid, snakes, BP Day, more fires and making friends

Some highlights from the first term: snakes, CPR, Liesbeek District campfire, B-P birthday cake, visit from the neighbourhood watch, and a sunset hike at Constantia Nek. [easy-image-collage id=13367] Related Images:

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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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The AGM – The Pack Report

Membership: Our membership averaged 34, and in January we moved from 4 Sixes to 6 Sixes, and increased to 36 Cubs. We have 15 girls and 21 boys. We currently have 6 Cubs working on Membership, 14 working on Silver Wolf and  16 working on Gold Wolf, Last year, we averaged over 80% attendance again, …

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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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The 1st Claremont Senior Scout 2018 Adventure by Natasha

In the December holidays of 2018 the seniors of the troop were privileged enough to hike in the Outeniqua forest. As part of the trail was burnt due to the recent Knysna fires we were to meet up with the trail on its fourth day. As we thought that the right path that was joining …

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Cub Hike to Eagles Nest Constantia

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Cub Activities: Fires, Cooking, Culture

Learning about other cultures and countries, creative expression through poetry and drawing, lighting fires and cooking food over burners made by the cubs themselves – these are just a few of the activities that make our cub group an exciting and fun filled space for all our members. [easy-image-collage id=13330]           …

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