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Go-Kart Pioneering Camp (Apr 2010)

On our previous Pioneering Camp we came across an old car tyre in the woods.
That got us thinking, what could we make with wheels…

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Fire!

First things first, get a fire lit.

Fire!
Feet up

A perfect way to end the evening.

Feet up
Firewood
Firewood
At Work

Building the go-kart.

At Work
Ready

Ready for their maiden voyage, or should that be test flight?

Ready
Brakes Off!

Brakes off, but not quite as fast as expected ;-(

Brakes Off!
Mark II
Mark II
At speed
At speed
Veering
Veering
Parked

Mark II - Nicely parked, but perhaps a little steering would help?

Parked
Mark III
Mark III
Mark III Steering

Mark III - Now with steering.

Mark III Steering
Mark III Ready

Mark III - Ready to fly !!

Mark III Ready
Steve
Steve
Speedy Steve

Steve gets up some speed.

Speedy Steve
Back again

Once we had settled on Mark III, there was no stopping the Scouts.

Back again
Up to speed

Using the track was the best way to get some speed up.

Up to speed
Braking

Braking was achieved by steering off the track and into the field.

Braking
10 Nights

Emily gets her 10 Nights Away badge for having camped outdoors for 10 nights.

10 Nights
Pioneers

Kira and George get their Pioneer badge for taking part in pioneering projects.

Pioneers
Promise

Sam receives his Promise Challenge badge, having recently completed all of the requirements.

Promise

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