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Explorer Scout Camp Diary: Day Four – 7 August 2012

It’s Day Four of my Explorer Scout Unit’s (the Dragons of Maidenhead) summer camp, just outside Barnstaple. After all waking up quite late, we begin a day of shooting and tunnelling at the Collard Bridge Campsite, and then enjoy a lovely evening excursion to Ilfracombe – a town I recognised thanks to a weekend there with my choir, about five years ago. (This is the fourth instalment: you can read about Saturday, Sunday, and Monday by following the links.)


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Explorer Scout Camp Diary: Day Three – 6 August 2012

48 hours into the camp, and me and my fellow Dragons Explorer Unit members are at the start of Day Three at Collard Bridge Campsite. The plan was to be off-site all day, completing an eight-hour hike on Exmoor. But Josh sustained an injury half-way through the walk and we were forced to turn back. (This is the third instalment: you can read about Saturday and Sunday by following the links.)


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Explorer Scout Camp Diary: Day Two – 5 August 2012

After our first night in Devon, I and my fellow members of the Dragons Explorer Scout Unit wake up to a day of on-site activities including orienteering and indoor climbing – and torrential showers on the way back from Tesco. (You can read the first instalment by clicking here.)


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