District Scout Camp 2015

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The 2015 District Scout camp camp took place at Dilston camp site near Hexham between Friday 19th and Sunday 21st of June 2015.

Scouts from the 1st, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9/11th and 15th Tynemouth all took part in the activities which included pioneering, fire lighting, a problem solving challenge and a team building challenge. A raft building competition was held on the river that runs through the site and on Sunday the annual Duke of Wellington competiton was held.

Saturday's Activity Bays

The camp site
The fire lighting activity bay
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The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay
The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay The pioneering activity bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay
The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay
The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay The chicken, fox, corn problem solving bay Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower
Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower Team building - build the tallest tower

The Raft Building Competition

Each Troop had to build a raft using materials they had brought with them. Once complete the rafts were raced against the clock on the river. Congratulations to the 7th Tynemouth team A who made it down the river in the fastest time by just .1 of a second!

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The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition
The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition
The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition
The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition
The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition
The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition
The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition The raft building competition

The Camp Fire

As usual the traditional scout camp fire was held on the Saturday night. Thanks to everyone who led a song or yell and particular congratulations to the two Scouts who were invested at the fire.

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Duke of Wellington Competition

This years competition took place on Sunday morning and was to build a fire then cook a stew on it using the ingredients that were provided. Congratulations to the winners who this year were the 15th Tynemouth.

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The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition
The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The Duke of Wellington competition The winning Troop