It’s expedition season again at 8th Holborn and we have already completed two Bronze Expeditions and a Silver/Gold Practice on the Thames. With temperatures soaring in Central London, our Explorers demonstrated that the river was definitely the best place to be.
The second week of the summer holiday, we went to the River Severn. For those scouts that had already been to Scotland (where they had been practically pampered senseless), this was finally the proper summer camp. We slept in tents, got wet, cooked decent food until it was only a black stain on the frying…
As preparation for their Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award Expedition, seven intrepid Explorers headed to the Open Canoe Association rally at Mepal, Ely to brush up on their technique. On Saturday, they braved the thick weed on the Little Ouse as they journeyed from Thetford to Brandon. On Sunday, the group headed to Cambridge for…