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Day 2 – Copthorne

It has been 3 long months since we were last together as a unit, this is our 3rd-day event and we were all super excited to catch up and see what the day would involve. I started the day at 7:00 am ready for the car journey up to Crawley. After surprisingly very little traffic…Charlie …

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Let’s go shopping!!

At least one food market will be located in each base camp and they will be open from 5:30 am – 8:30 am for breakfast and lunch and open from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm for dinner. To pay for all the food, instead of paying with regular money, each unit will be given a …

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Planning our meals

Our meals will be entirely based on what we buy from the food markets. There will be menus available to provide some inspiration, but at the end of the day it’s down to us. Below are some examples of draft menus:   As a unit we will need to think about what we’d like to …

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What are we going to eat?

One key part of the Jamboree experience is what we’re going to eat. With the scale of the Jamboree, the diversity of the cultures and the desires of everyone there, there’s a lot to cater for. Over the coming weeks, there will be several posts about the topic as we delve into how they are …

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We learn to speak up!!

On the 30th June, Mike, Harry and Niamh attended the Scouts speak up training, here’s what we got up to. My day started by waking up at 6:15 which was a surprise for the system, it being a Saturday. I was then driven to Broadstone Warren campsite to find Mike and the other leaders waiting …

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Oh Canada!!

When we first arrived on the site we were split into four equal groups, four patrols, with the goal to try and find all 20 orienteering codes around the entire Broadstone Warren campsite, this was a fun activity to do because while we were travelling to each code we got to know each other a …

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