News and Blogs

  • Blazing a trail 2/5

    24/05/2019

    Pipblog

    In an industry that’s long been dominated by male adventurers, five of the UK’s most boundary-pushing female explorers talk about the trials and triumphs of being a woman in the wild. Part 2 of 5.

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  • Blazing a trail 1/5

    23/05/2019

    Blogpic

    In an industry that’s long been dominated by male adventurers, five of the UK’s most boundary-pushing female explorers talk about the trials and triumphs of being a woman in the wild. Part 1 of 5.

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  • My road to gold: what completing a Gold DofE Award taught me

    22/05/2019

    BLOGPIC

    UK Youth Commissioner Ollie Wood tells all about going for the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, its challenges, and its rewards.

     

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  • Introducing Phoebe Smith, our new Scout Adventurer

    22/05/2019

    BLOG

    A wild at heart writer with an eye for a great story, Phoebe Smith isn’t only an industry-leading adventure specialist, wild camping champion and broadcaster, but is now  your latest Scout Adventurer.

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  • Make a bug hotel

    22/04/2019

    Bug Hotel 2

    Mark World Earth Day by building a little hotel for our smaller legged friends.

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  • Treating each other well

    18/04/2019

    BLOG2

    Chief Commissioner, Tim Kidd, challenged Team UK to come up with ideas on how we can foster a culture of positivity and respect, helping us wear our values on our sleeves

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  • Paint a graffiti wall

    15/04/2019

    Graffiti Blog 1

    With street art possibly at its most popular in history, introduce young people to a different culture of art from the usual paint on canvas.

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  • How to run a Scout allotment: part 1

    12/04/2019

    Allotment

    Welcome to my allotment blog following the highs and lows of running a Scout Allotment through the coming year at the 1st Stanway Scout Group in Colchester. My hope is to encourage volunteers, parents and Scouts alike to give gardening a go. Together, we can inspire the next generation of growers and green fingers! 

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  • Permit free activities on water

    10/04/2019

    Permit free water

    You don’t need to have a permit to have an adventure on (or in) the water. We’ve made an list of adventurous activities you can do without a permit, so there’s nothing stopping you giving it a go and dipping your toes in. 

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  • Our favourite adventurer blogs

    03/04/2019

    Boot

    A round-up of our favourite adventurer blogs, including  reflections on journeys from our very own Scouts and Scout Ambassadors. 

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