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Camp 3 – Chichester

On the 17th of November, we all prepared for our 3rd camp together. All we knew was that it would be in Chichester and to bring something American and a musical instrument. We arrived in the centre of Chichester at 10:00 am and were all very excited to see each other again. We then walked …

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Leaders find out more!

A few weeks ago Mike, Rachael, Peter, and Sophia attended the second unit leader conference put on by the UK Contingent held at Yarnfield Park. It was a chance for us to find out more about the Jamboree, what was planned for us and where we would be going! After a stress-free drive up we were ready to get …

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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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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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A Leader’s day out

Before every camp and event, we have multiple planning meetings, as a Leader team, to make sure everything is planned out, so the event will run smoothly. Unfortunately, our final meeting before camp 2, Sophia was away on Brownsea Island, so we decided to take the meeting to her! It was an early start for …

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Camp 1 – Mexico

We arrived at the camp all ready for a great weekend, catching up with our friends on what had happened since the day out. All of the leaders had their sombreros on which fitted nicely with the Mexican theme. We then put up our own tents in a restricted area to prepare for what the …

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Day 1 – Here we go…

On the 24th February, we held our first day event for the unit. It was an opportunity for everybody to properly meet each other, start building friendships and to start gelling as a unit.  We started off the day with a couple of videos from the previous Jamboree, in Japan, giving us an insight into the experience. We then moved on to some speed scouting. Just like speed dating, you have …

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Jamboree launch day!!

On the 27th of January, West Sussex Scout’s had its launch day for both units attending the World Scout Jamboree. The day had finally arrived where all the participants would know which of the two units they would be in; 67 or 68. After months of planning and anticipation from the leadership teams we were …

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Unit leader conference

Peter, Sophia, Rachael and Mike all attended the first Unit Leader Conference, held from the 4th-5th November. It was a chance for all of the unit leaders from the 100 units from across the UK to meet up and find our more information about the Jamboree. This included the locations for the Big City Experience, …

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