Wintercamp 2020

Our Scout troop started 2020 with a trip to Gilwell Park for Wintercamp.

Wintercamp is a national Scout event held in early January each year with lots of activities to try.

It’s cold, it’s muddy and it’s a lot of fun.

District Camp 2019

Over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, more than 80 members of 8th Holborn joined the rest of North London Scout District for our District Camp which takes place in alternate years.

The camp was held at Tolmers in Hertfordshire and included hiking, canoeing, a silent disco, pioneering and much more besides.

Cycle Camp: Coram’s to Chaldon

For this year’s Cycle Camp, eight members of the troop cycled from Coram’s Fields to the North Downs, camping at Roverdene at Chaldon, then returning to London.

The outward route was via Greenwich and the Waterlink Way, and the return route was via the Wandle Trail.

Paddle Sports Camp 2019

8th Holborn once again organised a paddle sports camp on the Thames at Longridge for members of North London Scout District.

Nine of our own Scouts joined 51 Scouts from eight other troops for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and bellboating.

Remembrance Sunday in Holborn

On Remembrance Sunday we once again joined the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers at their memorial in Holborn.

This year we remember especially the 10 young men associated with Scouting in Holborn who are named on the Scout Association’s World War I roll of honour: