Summer camp is an unforgettable annual occurrence that nearly the entire unit attends, this year we spent 12 days on the island of Jersey, this is what happened...
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 … Continue reading Our Scottish Summer Camp – Edinburgh
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 … Continue reading Our Scottish Summer Camp – the Cairngorms
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 … Continue reading Our Scottish Summer Camp – Glen Nevis
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 … Continue reading Our Scottish Summer Camp – Loch Lomond
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 … Continue reading Kit Check for 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. … Continue reading KISC!
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 … Continue reading KISC Update 11 – Day 6 by Patrick Tripp
Wow, what a memorable experience that I will certainly treasure for many years to come. With great leaders comes great opportunities and this week was a great example of this. From enjoying a swim in a lake surrounded by the Swiss Alps to conquering Bunderspitz at an altitude of over 2500m and many other activities … Continue reading KISC Update 10 – Thomas’ Story
Sorry not to have posted in a while. To keep you busy until we can report back here are some photos: </a The Cathedral we saw in Bern. Prep for an early morning hike to Bunderspitz at 2,546m The summit in sight. We reached the summit at about 1pm. Good job team. On 1st August … Continue reading KISC Update 9 – We’ve been busy!