Firing up for Fireworks 2017

There's only one month left until our annual Fireworks Display and Bonfire returns to Scout Park on the 4th November. A community and family favourite which attracts over 2,000 people, this year's event is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before! Naturally, however, this means that a lot of organisation and preparation is needed to … Continue reading Firing up for Fireworks 2017

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017

Skiing, trail running, extreme kayaking... no, this wasn't what we spent our evening doing, unfortunately. However, we did get to see some amazing films of these activities done on a crazy scale, which is pretty much the next best thing, right? The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival takes place in Canada every November, and then … Continue reading Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017

Reach for the stars!: Climbing Permit Assessments

In Explorers we like to do amazing activities, but we need permits to do them and unfortunately there aren’t many of them to go around. Here at Wild Wolf we like youth-led Scouting so a few Explorers (myself included) decided to try and get some permits ourselves. Yesterday Megan, Ross and I (Simpson) ran a climbing … Continue reading Reach for the stars!: Climbing Permit Assessments

Wild Camping in the Scottish Highlands

Last week, six of our Explorers and three of our Leaders headed up to Corrour, in the remote Scottish Highlands, for five days of intense hiking. Here they've written about the experience... TUESDAY  We met at a crowded Euston Station at 8pm on Tuesday evening, to board the Caledonian Sleeper train. As we walked to … Continue reading Wild Camping in the Scottish Highlands

Our Fireworks Display: community-focussed, family-friendly, and fast approaching!

Fireworks night is fast approaching, and with it comes our annual family-friendly Fireworks Display and Bonfire! In order to make the event as amazing as possible, there is, of course, a lot of work to be done. We started by getting our shiny new leaflets printed, and tried to distribute as many as we could, … Continue reading Our Fireworks Display: community-focussed, family-friendly, and fast approaching!

A Thousand Amazing Moments. One Video.

11 days 54 people 81.5km of hiking 524 total nights away 1700 individual videos On the 29th of July, we climbed aboard our coach, ready for the 19 hour drive to Kandersteg International Scout Centre. Last Wednesday, 56 days later, we premiered our summer camp video at our parents' meeting. Condensed from 1044 minutes of footage into … Continue reading A Thousand Amazing Moments. One Video.