Scouts in Action

Every week over 7000 young people in Beaver Scout Colonies, Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Explorer Units and Scout Networks across Berkshire have a fantastic time in Scouting. Everywhere there is adventure, fun and friendship. These pages provide a glimpse of that exciting activity. Enjoy!

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1st Woosehill Beavers Scale New Heights At Go Ape

1st Woosehill Beavers Scale New Heights At Go Ape1st Woosehill Beavers Scale New Heights At Go Ape
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Sarah Humphreys

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Swift and Kingfisher Beavers left the safety of their Lodges at the 1st Woosehill Scout Hut to scale new heights of achievement at the Junior Treetop Adventure at Go Ape, Swinley Forest. The two Colonies joined together in the last meeting of the summer term to tackle the high wire obstacle course, finishing with a thrilling zip wire ride down from the trees to the forest floor. All the Beavers completed the course and showed great courage and perseverance overcoming the physical challenges and, even more impressively, conquering any personal fears. Maybe we should call them Squirrels, and not Beavers, in future!

Contributed by: Sarah Humphreys

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