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Scout Raft-building, Lopwell Dam

25 Sep 2017

On Friday, 5 Scouts and one guest visited Lopwell Dam in order to construct and paddle their own rafts. Despite the weather, two rafts were built and both survived several crossings of the river. The only ones who got wete were those who decided to jump in afterwards.
Construction
Each raft was constructed from 6 bits of timber. Square lashings were used …

Gutter Tor Group Camp, 2017

19 Sep 2017

From the evening of Friday 28 July until the morning of Monday 31 July a large number of our youngsters took part in the first group camp, based at the ‘old scout hut’, now owned by HMS Raleigh, just beyond the Gutter Tor car park. Despite the weather, we are pleased to report a very enjoyable event.
Leaders:
Steve Carter (GSL)
Sarah Bean …