1st Crockenhill Scout Group

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Downe 2011 

The Cub Scouts and Scouts from Crockenhill have an activity packed camp at Downe.

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Reception

Downe Scout Activity Camp.

Reception
Pitching Camp

Unpacking the Patrol Tents.

Pitching Camp
Pitching Camp

Marquee up, but where are all the Scouts?

Pitching Camp
Pitching Camp

First tent nearly up.

Pitching Camp
Pitching Camp

First tent up!

Pitching Camp
Pitching Camp

Second tent going up.

Pitching Camp
Pitching Camp

First up, second nearly.

Pitching Camp
Pitching Camp

All three Patrol Tents pitched.

Pitching Camp
Farm Visit

After a morning of hiking, we took a break at a local farm.

Farm Visit
Farm Visit

Watch your fingers!

Farm Visit
Farm Visit

It looks like the Scouts are being followed.

Farm Visit
Farm Visit

A bird in the hand?

Farm Visit
Afternoon Fun

A game of catch.

Afternoon Fun
Afternoon Fun

Well caught!

Afternoon Fun
Afternoon Fun

And again.

Afternoon Fun
Grass Sledges

Off down the hill.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

Hair-ing down the hill.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

It doesn&#039;t look fast, but it is.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

The long walk back up the hill.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

Some determined steering.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

Yes !!

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

Full speed.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

This is no time to be looking at the camera!

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

The laid back technique.

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

Will power?

Grass Sledges
Grass Sledges

The Lotus technique.

Grass Sledges
Campfire

Traditionally, we always try to have a campfire.

Campfire
Campfire

Don&#039;t worry; the flames aren&#039;t really that fierce. It&#039;s the shutter speed on the camera.

Campfire
Campfire

An action song - Let me see you boogaloo!

Campfire
Early Morning

After two nights under canvas, none of the Scouts wake up early.

Early Morning
Early Morning

Wait a minute - I think we can see the first Scout getting up!

Early Morning
Zip Wire

The starting platform of the Zip Wire.

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

The end of the wire. So far, it doesn&#039;t look that bad?

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

Ah - now it looks like more of a challenge.

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

End of the line for one Scout. But how will he get down from there?

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

With a helping hand, of course.

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

Just hanging around?

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

One of the girls coming down the wire.

Zip Wire
Zip Wire

Not forgetting to take the seat back for the next Scout.

Zip Wire
Group Photo

Another successful camp ;-)

Group Photo

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