COVID-19 We hope you are all keeping well at this time. Please wear your facemasks when we are indoors.
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Photo taken on Summer camp in France

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Program for Summer term: We will be doing as much of our program outside as possible but when indoors we will continue to wear masks as the Bug rate is still high. Thank you for your understanding with this as it is to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Day Date
Activity 
Thursday 21/04/22 Games
Fri - Sun 22-04-22 to
24-04-22
Fun Weekend at Tolmers
Thursday 28/04/22 Tent Pitching
Thursday 05/05/22 Quiz Night
Thursday 12/05/22 Treasure Hunt
Thursday 19/05/22 You are what you eat!
Thursday 26/05/22 1 start but how many finishes
Thursday 02/06/22 Half Term
Thursday 09/06/22 Egg Racers
Thursday 16/06/22 Understand!
Thursday 23/06/22 Now do!
Thursday 30/06/22 Muddy Obstacle Course
Thursday 07/07/22 Kayaking
Thursday 14/07/22 BBQ & Games
Thursday 21/07/22 Summer Holidays
Thursday 28/07/22 Summer Holidays
Sat - Sat 20-08-22 to  
27-08-22
Summer Camp 

 

Useful links:

Knots you should know: Reef knot, Clove hitch, Round turn 2 half hitch, Square lashing, Diagonal lashing, sheer lashing, tripod lashing.

Link: Scouting Knots

Grid References video Click here. Ordnance Survey Beginners Guide Click here.

Name 4 types of fire (Hint - A type of tent, a type of cabin, an ancient monument and a link to France)

Be able to draw a camp layout - Link to fact sheet Campsite Layout.pdf

Learn to tie a Friendship Knot - Link to video Click here to play

You will need to know the parts of a compass. See this link for a Guide to the parts of a compass

We looked at the use of axe and saw. See this link how to use axe and saw safely.

Morse Code and Phonetic Alphabet Click here for info sheet

Weekly Challenges and BIGG Challenge Badge: Well done to all scouts that joined in with our challenges during lockdown. Many of you have completed the BIGG Challenge, very well done indeed. For those nearly there we will we will let you know which elements are missing, if you choose to do them email us with your work

Exercise Walk Challenge: This challenge has now finished where the scouts and leaders covered a total of 3069 miles. Wow well done all.

Challenge submissions should be Emailed to Armstrong with the name of the challenge and the scouts name in the title please.

Walking Challenge - we have reached the North Pole!!!

Water Challenge - video on Instagram (link above)

The Armstrong Covid Rap

Armstrong scouts is on the zoom,   doing challenges is what they do,   telling bad jokes too
There is a scavenger hunt that we do,    then pioneering and bunting making too
Were counting our miles day by day,   were doing this the Armstrong way
Walking past Prague and Moscow too,   we are one mighty crew,    every week we learn something new
Yar its scouts zoom ,  yar don’t mess with earth gang it’ll be your doom
Yar weekly miles,   yar weekly trials
Yaar language of sign,    yaar when we Zoom it is going pretty fine
Coronovirus keeping us in,   away from all our kin
All i wanted was a mars bar,    now living on camp food
Parents complaining,    kids busy,    life is a real misery
Its the fourteeth week of lockdown,   its really starting to make me frown
My hands are getting sore,   with this hand washing galore
I hope school will be clean after this Covid nineteen
Although its been really hot, in my port its really not.

Paper Aeroplane making instruction: Detailed instruction and a video of the world record with instructions: Record Throw plus instructions

A summary of our trips to the Zoom so far is herePast Trips to the Zoom

For those scouts doing Virtual Gold Award click here for resources

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