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Striking camp.

Packing up to go. Sad and happy!!

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BBQ Time

It’s the end of our next to last day before we pack and leave, so time for BBQ and a bit of a chillax!

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George getting ready to show us how it’s done.

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Bovington meets the 10th.

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Toby in his sand chair!

Taking it easy on the beach, he is relaxing very comfortoby!

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Thursday

Today we’ve been to Bovington Tank museum and currently are burying each other in the sand on Bournemouth beach, while the sun shines.

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Ananya’s camp

We have had a lot of fun over this exciting camp. We are usually running about and having fun. We have done team building skills and also thrilling activities such as high-ropes. I have conquered various fears like my fear of height. We also get a chance to show off our skills such as cooking, washing-up …

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Ananya holds on!

With the bar in her grasp, Ananya completes her leap of confidence.

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Toby the Jumper!

At high ropes today not only was Toby the first to the top of Gladiator Challenge, but he also took a leap off the top of a 13m pole for a trapeze bar.

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47 laps ….

Hi ,well I’m at the campfire now next to my two Good friend’s Toby and Oliver I’m having a great time. The title is pretty obvious that I ran 47 laps because I wanted to prove that I could do it and because I was so determined to do it and so you’ve heard that I ran that long and …

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Perspectives of an expedition

By Sammy and Sam
It was never going to be an easy expedition in the middle of a British summer. The first two hours of the expedition were fine because the weather as nice and we new about were we were going. W walked through candon heath over the hills and looKing at the flowered and the absolutely stunning views. …

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Some words from Toby!

Today I had rice crispy’s for breakfast and after that we went to Brownsea Island where the ever first scout camp started and went for a walk and saw amazing things and plus we came on a ferry and back and for dinner we had pasta salmon. It was an honour having dinner …

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Fluttering by

The shadow of a small winged beast sunning itself on the roof of the mess tent….

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Tuesday – Brownsea Island

A day on Brownsea today, more to follow ….

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Oliver’s camp thoughts – so far ……

Yes it’s been wet ;but not wet enough to stop Tenth Finchley. From having a good time that is.
In each dry (ish) and wet moment we were all active or busy whether we were playing cards,
Doing exercises or trampoleaning !!! And when our situation looked bleak and bad our fantastic leaders thought of a glorious sceam… Take us to AQUA …

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Intrepid Explorers return!

Here they are, our 4 expeditioners, back from their 4 1/2 hour trek from across Cranford Heath, wet and bedraggled having just exited a long torrential down pour. Steaming tea and chocolate awaits them!

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Saturday, 3rd August – day of travel and setting up camp …

As most of you will know, we got away from Gordon Hall by 10.30 with a fully loaded trailer, minibus and Mike’s car following. The journey took 4 1/2 hours, having stopped at Winchester services for a break, needless to say there was a fair amount of holiday traffic and we played our part in it!
We hadn’t even unpacked before …

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Sailing and Kayaking – 4th August 2013

An excellent day for everyone!  We all managed to sail and fall in, hmm or was that someone capsizing us deliberately?   (Harry maybe? Or Mhuire or Sam). At least no showers were needed, we are all clean!

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Toby reaching new heights.

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Dylan cruising the sky.

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Steven showing how its done!

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Oliver having fun.

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George working it!

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Thomas having a go.

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Jo being the ‘cool cat’.

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Ananya reaching for the clouds.

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Hannah doing the yoga thing!

10th Finchley hogging the trampoline!

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5th August

Monday 5th August – a very wet day but well done to our 4 scouts, Sam, Sammy, Kate and Saul for completing their Expedition Challenge. Very wet and bedraggled when they arrived!

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Welcome

Welcome to the blog of the 10th Finchley Scouts summer camp 2013. This year we’re going to Butchers Coppice in Bournemouth.
We will encourage all campers to post throughout camp and share their experiences and photos.

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