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Daring stunts for Superhero 1st Woosehill Beavers on Camp

Daring stunts for Superhero 1st Woosehill Beavers on CampDaring stunts for Superhero 1st Woosehill Beavers on Camp
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Sarah Humphreys

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Super Beavers from 1st Woosehill proved themselves to be Superheroes with their daring stunts on Camp. Twenty five Swifts and Kingfisher Beavers spent the weekend at Youlbury Scout Camp in Oxford at the beginning of September. The boys and girls were challenged to complete five daring tasks - zip wire with 5m belay descent; crate stacking, archery, G3 swing and fire lighting skills - to prove what superheroes they are! When not flying through the air or mastering dangerous skills, the Beavers also enjoyed overnight camping in Bell tents, hot chocolate and marshmallows around the campfire and bacon butties for breakfast. As an added bonus, all the youngsters, Leaders and volunteers were rewarded with the Damboree 2018 badge, part of a national Scouting campaign that encouraged Beavers to spend a night sleeping in a tent.

Contributed by: Sarah Humphreys

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