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City Nature Challenge

Take part in the City Nature Challenge and earn a badge

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Smoke Signals – First Edition 2019

Since we first published Smoke Signals, far back in the somewhat misty history of 1st Claremont, it has always taken the form of a book. In the old days it was typed by hand and roneod.  Later it was created on personal computers and printed. Later still it was , created as a pdf and …

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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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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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Cub Hike to Eagles Nest Constantia

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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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