Tagged: Scouts

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Last day of Scouts

After 6 years or so as Scout Leaders we had our last meeting on Friday. We had never planned to become Scout Leaders, it just happened when there was no one else to lead the group. We volunteered to help out and before we knew it we were organising and leading the whole thing. We’ve had...

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Scout Day Camp

With Anna away it was left to me to run the Scout Day camp on Saturday. We had decided that the Scouts hadn’t been camping for a while but we didn’t have time for a proper camp so a ‘Day Camp’ was needed. The idea was to let the Scouts have a fun day on the...

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The New Fire Station in Aberystwyth

We took the Scouts to visit the new Fire Station in Aberystwyth on Friday. They started off with a little presentation and some fire-safety advice from the Firemen and then had a tour of the fire station. They got to try on some kit, take a look at the fire engines and even spray a...

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Christmas Charities Fete and Lantern Parade

Weekends are always busy for us and the past weekend was no exception. Saturday was packed full of Christmas festivities for the Scouts. Christmas Charities Fete It started with the annual Christmas charities fete in the Community Hall in Borth. The Scouts were running the Santa’s Grotto, the kitchen, a big raffle, the tombola, a...

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Surfing with the Scouts

We had fun on Friday evening surfing with the Scout thanks to Kwame at Walkin’ on Water. It was a nice relaxed Scout session for us. Anna was on the beach watching and I got to play in the surf. Larry was helping out as well. It wasn’t the best surf conditions with a small,...

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Windsurfing in the Sunshine

What a day for a Bank Holiday! After a nice early morning stroll along the beach to avoid the crowds we enjoyed a quiet breakfast in the conservatory before heading into Borth to man the stalls at the Borth Charities Fete. Borth Charities Fete The turn-out from the Scouts was disappointing though. I know it’s...

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Aber Cycle Fest, Hotdogs on the Beach and a Xmas Dinner

Friday was a busy one for us as usual. A 75 minute, fairly tough turbo trainer session first thing for me (after an hour or so of work). Today’s session was Mount Hope -2 from TrainerRoad which consisted of 4x 10 minute threshold intervals. One just below threshold, one at threshold, one just above threshold...

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Canoeing in Cwm Rheidol

What a perfect evening that was for a canoeing and kayaking session in Cwm Rheidol. The usual suspects were there from Aber Kayakers to take the Scouts and Cubs out on the water whilst the Beavers went for a walk around the lakes. We took our self-built canoe along for an outing too which got...

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