The bedding roll is the most fearsome beastie Guide camp has to offer, partly, I suspect, because Guides leave it up to their parents to do it for them. A bedding roll is simply your camp bedding rolled up into a waterproof bundle which is nice and easy to transport. It dates from the days… More The Guide Camp Kit List part three: the bedding roll
I was poking around the internet in search of some more obscure items on a Guide camp packing list when I stumbled on the question “what actually happens on Guide camp?” It’s something I know very well but parents don’t necessarily and people with no connection to the movement certainly don’t. This about what we do… More What happens on Guide camp?
A camp blanket is simply a blanket you use at camp. You wear them around the campfire, sometimes for sitting around the site in the evening and if it’s not soaked by then, in the conventional way on your bed. What kind of blanket does it need to be? Any! There are absolutely no rules… More The Guide Camp Kit List part two: camp blankets
If you’re a Brownie or Guide or Senior Section member – or the parent/guardian/keeper of a Brownie, Guide or Senior Section member – going on camp for the first time, this is the first in a series of posts on the subject of the kit you’ll need. First up, the “plate bag”. There are assorted… More The Guide Camp Kit List part one: the plate bag
Last weekend, we took the Guides and Rangers on indoor camp (“Indoor camp? You keep saying that like it’s a thing. It’s not a thing!”) which I suppose other people might call “holiday” or something else but to us, it’s always been indoor camp. This is where we slept. Downstairs there are three dormitories. We had… More Guides & Rangers Indoor Camp March 2015