Camping, Summer Camp

SUMMER CAMP 2021: Northumberland

After over a year with no large camps, Wild Wolf ESU finally managed to venture out to Northumberland, where we resided at the gorgeous Dilston Scout Campsite, a short distance from Hadrian’s Wall. We spent ten days exploring the Northumbrian countryside, visiting fascinating destinations, and getting stuck into some very adventurous activities. DAY 1 –  […]

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Our Scottish Summer Camp – Edinburgh

And now, time for our fourth and final summer camp blog post! Having spent eight days roughing it in Loch Lomond, Glen Nevis, and the Cairngorms, we spent the last two days of camp in Edinburgh, appreciating the relatively better weather and the chance for some down time at the Fringe Festival. SATURDAY On Saturday […]

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Our Scottish Summer Camp – the Cairngorms

We spent two days of our summer camp in the Cairngorms, exploring the local area and going wild camping. This is the third post in our summer camp blog, so to catch up on what has happened so far, check out our Loch Lomond and Glen Nevis posts. Make sure to also keep an eye […]

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Our Scottish Summer Camp – Glen Nevis

This is our second summer camp blog post, detailing our adventures in and around Glen Nevis and Fort William. To hear about what we got up to near Loch Lomond, check out our last post, and make sure to stay tuned for the next two instalments, to hear about the rest of our time in […]

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Our Scottish Summer Camp – Loch Lomond

Last week the Unit took on one of its most complicated and intense summer camps yet: a 10-day tour of Scotland, travelling to Loch Lomond, Glen Nevis, the Cairngorms and Edinburgh. We took part in a huge range of activities, from mountain biking and water-skiing to hiking and wild camping, which came together to make […]

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Kit Check for KISC

This summer, WWESU and TESU are headed off to Kandersteg International Scout Centre in Switzerland. As the crow flies, it is 500 miles from Scout Park to KISC, and by road, it’s roughly 700 miles. In other words, it’s a long way. So if you forget your spare fleece, or those all-important extra fluffy walking […]

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KISC!

Wild Wolf ESU’s Trip to Kandersteg International Scout Centre This summer 34 Explorer Scouts and seven leaders from Wild Wolf ESU headed to the hills – or rather, the Alps, at Kandersteg International Scout Centre in Switzerland. They joined over 900 other Scouts from around the world, who were also staying at the alpine campsite. […]

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KISC Update 11 – Day 6 by Patrick Tripp

We hit 2548 metres. It was awesome or as Thomas described “it was like losing my sight virginity, no view will ever look this good again”. And to be fair he was right, it was the best view I’ve ever seen by a long way. This was referred to as the uber hike as it […]

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