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Freezer Camp (Feb 2012)

This year's Freezer Camp was truly freezing with several cm of snow on the ground,
and predicted overnight temperatures of -4 C !

To read the News article about this camp, click here.

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A Snowy Start

A little snow wasn&#039;t going to stop us camping.

A Snowy Start
Are We There Yet?

Or, how many Scouts can you fit in the back of a Jeep Cherokee?

Are We There Yet?
A Snowy Campsite
A Snowy Campsite
We&#039;ve Arrived
We&#039;ve Arrived
Starting To Unload
Starting To Unload
Tents Up - 1

You can&#039;t tell from here, but we trampled the snow down before putting up our tents as compacted snow is a good insulator.

Tents Up - 1
Tents Up - 2
Tents Up - 2
Tents Up - 3

Is it just me, or is it easier putting up tents in the dark, like we usually do?

Tents Up - 3
On Guard ?

One of the leaders brought their dog along on camp, but I don&#039;t think he&#039;ll make a guard dog!

On Guard ?
Campfire By Night
Campfire By Night
Morning - 1

A quiet start to the day.

Morning - 1
Morning - 2

The Leader&#039;s individual tents.

Morning - 2
Morning - 3

The Scouts&#039; tents.

Morning - 3
Frozen

One thing Mark, the Scout Leader, didn&#039;t take into consideration was that everything left under the cooking shelter would freeze overnight. Doh!

Frozen
Snowballs

It&#039;s never all work and no play in the Scouts ;-)

Snowballs
Investiture - 1

Camps are the best place for Scouts to be invested. Here, a new Scout makes the Scout Promise.

Investiture - 1
Investiture - 2

Another new Scout salutes the Troop after making his Scout Promise.

Investiture - 2

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