Blog| The Scouts' Festival Survival Guide
Scouts have been enjoying outdoor music, celebration and nights under canvas for over a century – long before Glastonbury and Woodstock. So as the festival season kicks off with the Isle of Wight, who better to dole out advice on everything from noxious toilets to campsite navigation? Here are our music festival survival tips...
|Part 1:||What to take and how to pack
Unless you're being chauffered right up to your tent, you'll spend a lot of time carrying your kit.
Here's our guide to what to take, and what to leave. Your weary arms will thank us.
How to find the best pitch, get that tent up (even if it's raining) and have a comfortable night's sleep with or without a ground mat.
Make sure you can find your tent and don't lose your pals.
And follow our tips to navigate the nightly guy rope assault course after the last band has left the main stage.
Don't let your festival spirit dissolve in the rain.
You'll need to be prepared for rain and sun and chilly nights.
Apply some Scout tips to make sure you don't lose your spot, survive the mosh pit and find the festival's least gross toilet.