Just a selection of the things Chris Cottrell has been up to over the past 30 years:
11th October 1989
Joins 11th Nuneaton as a Beaver, on Wednesdays.
Appointed Honorary Crew Member number 32,167 of HMS Beaver.
20th March 1991
Last Beaver meeting.
29th April 1991
Invested as a Cub Scout. Attends 11th Nuneaton Fosse pack.
12th October 1991
Part of the winning Nuneaton and District Cub Scout Challenge team.
First Cub Camp. (2 nights)
10th October 1992
Again enters Cub Scout Challenge. Finishes 4th.
Second Cub Camp. (2 nights)
Again enters Cub Scout Challenge. Finishes 3rd.
13th November 1993
Part of Winning Swimming Gala team.
20th November 1993
Enters 'Frank Latchem Trophy' competition.
Invested as a Scout on Tuesday evenings.
Help on Cub camp (2 nights)
First Scout Camp and first Summer Camp. Camp in Nottinghamshire, near Sherwood Forest. Go horse riding and canoeing. (7 nights)
Flim: The Flintstones
Camps at Group Camp at Bosworth Water Park. Go canoeing, rafting and fishing in the lake. (2 nights)
Spend weekend in a freezing barn in Derbyshire. Go winter walking (and sledging) during the day. (2 nights)
21st March 1995
Gain the Scout Award.
Go to and win the Camping and Cooking (2nd) competition in a farmers field at Tuttle Hill. (2 nights)
Gain Patrol Activity Award.
Summer Camp at St. Clears in South Wales. Spend 1 day canoeing and 1 day (the hottest of the week!) walking the coast path with Macca and Owen. 7 nights in total.
To Bosworth again for some more activities. (2 nights)
Comes overall second in the Swimming Gala.
To Derbyshire again for winter walking and sledging. (2 nights in a barn)
Camping in Edale with David Robinson. (2 nights)
Help Cub District Camp at Coombe Abbey. Part of Wild West theme. (2 nights)
This time wins Cooking and comes 2nd in the Camping and Cooking Competition at Rough Close in Coventry (2 nights)
Patrol Leader in Kibblestone, 1996 Summer Camp. Go walking, absailing, and spend 1 night in a 'home made bivi shelter'. (7 nights)
Gain Pathfinder Award.
3rd Camp at Bosworth Water Park. (2 nights)
Part of winning Swimming Gala team
Again to Edale, this time with Luke Hill. (2 nights)
District Camp at Kingsbury Water Park. Go shooting and canoeing. (2 nights)
2nd June 1997
Gains Leadership Award.
Langorse, South Wales. Last Summer Camp as a Scout. Go Back Packing (2 days, 1 night) in the Brecon Beacons with Shaun Storer. (7 nights)
Film: Jurrasic Park 2
Start going to Ventures.
Gain Explorer Award.
Last Bosworth Camp as a Scout. Spend all day in the very, cold water helping the rafting. (2 nights)
Leave Tuesday Scouts
Venture Christmas Party, Fox Coverts (1 night)
To Edale again, with Ian Galland (2 nights)
To Willesley for District Cub Camp. Spend Saturday helping cubs to canoe. (2 nights)
Invested as a Venture Scout at the top of the treehouse in Hartshill Hayes.
Summer Camp, Sheffield. 1 overnight camp (with Luke Hill +Tom C) camping in Edale, and get back to slashed tent. Not happy. (7 nights)
Film: Dr Dolittle
Bosworth Group Camp. Spend day in water helping the rafting/canoeing. (2 nights)
Barn Weekend. Bloody Cold. (2 nights)
Edale. New tent just for me. Saturday wet, Sunday cold. (2 nights)
Becomes official Webmaster of 11th Nuneaton Scout Group after launching Group Web Site.
To Willesley for District Cub Camp. Spend Saturday helping cubs to canoe. (2 nights)
April 17th 1999
NIKE! Complete HELL! (1 night-ish!)
Cub camp, Fox Coverts (2 nights) (Sat at work)
Summer Camp, Llangorse. 1 overnight hike (with Steven Moyes + Shaun) Got VERY lost! Did canoe expedition and climbing. (7 nights)
Film: Star Wars Episode I:The Phantom Menace
Bosworth Group Camp. Spend day in water helping the canoeing. (2 nights)
October 11th 1999
10 years in Scouting !!!!
Butterton Barn again. 2 days of walking. Reasonable weather. (2 nights)
December 18/19th 1999
Fox Coverts. Venture Christmas party. (1 night)
December 31st 1999/January 1st 2000
New Year, Decade, Century and Millennium party at the Scout Hut.
February 18-20th 2000
Edale again, but now at Cooper's Campsite. Kinder Scout, Low and Downfall on Sat, Mam Tor on Sun. Joint camp with Ruth Shorter's Group from Cardiff. Ventures Andy, Chris and Kathrine with leader Owen (+ Ruth) stay for weekend. No rain at all, but very cold Sat night. (2 nights)
May 20th 2000
Group's 50th Birthday Party at the Scout Hut. Group Photo and rain.
June 16-19th 2000
Group camp, this time in June! Gorgeous weather! Spent the day helping the Absail tower. Watch the England V Germany Euro 2000 game on a portable Tv, then a Barn Dance in the evening. Very sunburnt! (2 nights)
July 22-August 5th 2000
Canada 2000! (14 nights, 3 in Haliburton tent)
September 15-17th 2000
Special weekend activity camp at Broadwater campsite. Went shooting, played football and learned Sign Language. Visited by the Chief Scout, George Purdy on the sunday. ( 2 nights)
October 11th 2000
11 years in Scouting
February 9-11th 2001
Edale again, back at the National Trust campsite. Got to the trig-point of Kinder Scout from a compass bearing on Saturday, and walked up Mam Tor on Sunday. ruth's ventures again came along, but had to split group into many smaller groups for safety. Cold Friday night, wet and cold on Saturday, very wet on sunday. Campsite very muddy! (2 nights)
June 9-10th 2001
Cub Camp again at Fox Coverts, just for the Saturday night. Played in wide game. (1 night)
June 22-24th 2001
Group Camp at Blackwell Court. Spent the day canoeing with Matt Price. Very hot again! (2 nights)
July 21st - 28th 2001
Summer Camp at Kingsdown Campsite, Nr Dover. Went rafting, climbing, grass sledging, swimming in the sea, visited the beach at Broadstairs, when to the funfair with all the 18+'s. Also day trip to Ostende, Belguim. Slept out on last night under the stars. (7 nights)
Film: N/A due to belgium trip
September 14th-16th 2001
Camp at Dolgam, Capel, with Tim, Gareth, Shaun and Macca. Climb the Carnedds on Saturday and Tryfan on Sunday. Sat eve at Plas-Y-Benin Big Wall talk. (2 nights)
October 11th 2001
12 years in Scouting
Complete Queen Scout Award
Queen Scout Presented at Scout Hut
Take part in Windsor Parade.
June 28-30th 2002
Group Camp, at Blackwell Court again. Go up early on friday to help setup, help canoeing saturday morning, around site on saturday afternoon. Bivvi out both nights in Venture Village. (2 nights)
July 20th - 27th 2002
Summer Camp at Llangors again. Hillwalking, canoeing and lots of CLIMBING!!!! Great week, great weather. (7 nights)
Film: Scooby Doo
September 8th 2002
Present at the first ever 11th Nuneaton Network Scout meeting.
Attends a Aber Uni Network Scout meeting to try and get a Uni Scout Group setup. As only 4 people turn up (inc me) the idea is shelved... for now....
Xmas - New Year 2002/3
Becomes webmaster of the Warwickshire Contingent going to Thailand for the Jamboree
June 27th - 29th 2003
Group Camp at Blackwell Court. Arrive early to help setup. Saturday on the abseil tower.(2 nights)
July 19th - 26th 2003
Summer Camp at Waddacar Campsite, near Preston / Blackpool. Very wet towards end of week! (7 nights)
Film:Daddy Dad Care
Try again with Aber Network Scouts.... Seems a bit more successful this time!
Helping 2nd Penparcau Scout Group in aber and having a really good time!
December 6-7th 2003
1 night Xmas Camp with 2nd Penparcau Scouts (1 night)
December 20th 2003
Explorer / Network Christmas Party at Fox Coverts again (1 night)
General Jan - June 2004
Still helping with 2nd Penparcau, done loads of cool stuff, co - ran the swimming badge, the athletics badge, helped with St Georges Day events with both Scouts (oreinteering) and the Beavers (Pond Dipping) and ran the Fair Trade Foods night, along with other bits and bobs.
Sun Run, in the Cotswolds. Ran and won the Moon Run, with Stu Ind and Shaun, 2 hours 37 mins. (2 nights)
July 17th - 24th 2004
Summer Camp in Scotland. I am an 'uncle', and it rains... a lot... much midges and mud too... the camp of Scoff and Kirsty. (7 nights)
September 10-12th 2004
Group Camp again, this time in a massive site in Shugborough. Family day on the saturday, loads of people. Spend the day with the climbing and absailing... good fun as always... Scoff crashed car.... (2 nights)
September 2004 -February 2005
Helping with both Tuesday and Friday Scouts, and sometimes pop in with Explorers as well!
Scouts Bivi camp at Fox Coverts. (1 night)
February 4th - 6th 2005
Scout winter Walking Weekend, Black Mountains, staying at Ty Hir (2 nights)
February 19/20th 2005:
Explorer Christmas Party at Fox coverts (1 night)
June 24th -26th 2005:
Shugborough Group Camp - millions of people, the weather held (just). Spent Saturday on the climbing wall. Canoed to the pub saturday night! Awesome! (2 nights)
Sun Run - This time I entered the Sun Run itself, 26 miles with Gareth and Stu Ind. 7 and a half hours to complete. (2 nights)
July 23rd - 30th 2005:
Summer Camp, Nine Ashes, Cornwall (Bodmin). I am an Uncle and instruct climbing, biking, crate climbing, bacwards cooking and help organise the activities. Mostly wet. Bivi out on Rough Tor and do mega rope challenge on the bridge! (7 nights)
Film: Fantastic Four
Winter 2005 - 2006:
I am again back in Nuneaton and helping with Scouts and Explorers.
Explorer Party, Fox coverts, (1 night)
Walk to Fox Coverts (1 night)
Family Camp, Shugborough, (2 nights)
Sun Run, entered the Moon Run with Tim, Shaun and Phil. Gary and Dave also ran with us, had 2 pints on the way round! 3.5 hours. (2 nights)
Summer Camp, Huish Woods, Somerset. I'm an uncle again, and we did shooting, caving, zip line, aerial runway, climbing and sea kayaking. Day out to Butlins! (7 nights)
With my work shifts being 6am - 2:30pm, I'm free to attend/lead Tuesday Scouts every week.
Weekend barn trip to Yr Hen Felin, in Cynwyd, Nr Corwen. Long jorney up the A5 in the snow, loads of snow for the walk on the saturday (with Gary, Sarah S and 3 girl Scouts), built a snow hole! Great weekend. Visited Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall on the Sunday before driving home. Great weekend. (2 nights)
Backwoods cooking day at Fox Coverts then Explorer party in the evening. (1 night)
Hike to Fox Coverts, with an incident hike on the way. Stay over one night. (1 night)
Centenary Camp at Charcotte Park, south Warwickshire.Celebrating 100 years of Scouting. (3 nights)
Another Family Camp at Shugborogh, but this time very wet. Canoeing on the field rather than the river! (2 nights)
Sun Run again. Run the moon run with Tom Ind and Phil Allred in 2 hours 33 minutes (my fastest ever time). Great weekend, and the weather held off. Just. (2 nights)
Summer Camp, Beaudesert Campsite, Cannock Chase. I run the Tuesday half of the camp, co-ordinating the activities amoung much else. Very wet at times, but a great camp. Crossed over 200 nights camping with Scouts. (7 nights)
Rough Close. Adult training weekend away. Interesting. (2 nights).
Autumn Camp. First time to Ullesthorpe - great new campsite. Build rope bridge and other pioneering gadgets. (2 nights)
Leaders Camp. Same barn (Yr Hen Felin). Leaders weekend away to do a good long walk (2 nights)
Winter Camp. Back to Yr Hen Felin this time with the Scouts. Hill walk on Saturday, aquaduct on sunday. (2 nights)
Hike Camp. I organise my first camp. We get the bus to Hinckley then Hike to Ullesthorpe. Wet campsife in the evening. (1 night)
Wood Fire Camp. 2 nights at Fox Coverts with the older Scouts with no gas stoves! Only fires! (2 nights)
Expedition Hike Camp. Gradbach Campsite in the Peak District. Walk with Scouts on Saturday, leave them to go alone on Sunday. (2 nights)
Family Camp. Shugborough again. Spend day crate climbing. 2 nights.
Malvern Challenge: First time at the challenge, we went along with District. Great weekend. Spent day helping climbing tower. Great entertainment in evenings. (2 nights)
Sun Run. The wettest run ever. Ran with Tim D and Andy S. 2 hours 50 minutes.
Summer Camp. Waddeccar, Lancashire. Tuesday leader again for Summer Camp. 6 patrol, loads of explorers. Another great camp, once we had sorted out how much field we were allowed! (7 nights)
Leaders only camp at Ullesthorpe. I help run a base. (2 nights)
Autumn Camp, At Oaks in Charnwood. Grass Surfing in the morning, rock climbing in the Afternoon (2 Nights)
Wet cold day at Bradgate Park Geocaching. Great Success.
Winter Camp at Gradbach Campsite. Walk the Roaches on Saturday, lots of Snow! (2 nights)
Hike Camp. Walked from Burrage Common to Ullesthorpe Campsite. (1 night)
Wood Fire Camp, Fox Coverts - Scoff helps out cooking venison and fire lighting (2 nights)
D of E, White Peak. Friday night in Barn (Nabend) and Saturday night camping in Hulme End (2 nights)
Patrol Camp, Fox Coverts - climbing, shooting and beast of a wide game! (2 nights)
Expedition Camp, Barnswood and Gradbach. Kids got lost! (2 nights)
Family Camp, Shugborough - All the usual activities - I helped climbing all day (2 nights)
Cub Camp, Fox Coverts. Helped with pioneering base, wide game and bits and bobs. (2 nights)
Summer Camp, Paccar Chalfont Heights. Great camp, high ropes, climbing, kayaking, BMXing, skittles, pioneering, rabbit run, orienteering, archery, shooting... and legend Fred! (7 nights)
Film: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Leaders Camp at Beaudesert Campsite. I run a base for the other leaders. Good campfire in the evening (2 nights)
D of E Expedition: Up to Monyash Bronze D of E qualifying expedition. (1 night)
Autumn Camp at John Lees Wood. Geocaching at Bradgate Park and Brecon Hill County Park. Great success. (2 nights)
Ghost Hunt at Rough Close. We ran a blindfold trail challenge... Weddington Won! (1 night)
Expedition Training day. Based at Mancetter Scout Hut, we had 2 day walks to improve navigation, and some evening training sessions as well. (1 night)
Winter Camp, at Gradbach bunkhouse again. 1 day walk and 1 trip to the lake, but no snow. (2 nights)
Hike Camp, to Fox Coverts. Stayed in the building. Walked in via Mallory Park. (1 night)
Ran Scout Challenge Day. Great success at 5 ways lakes.
Patrol Camp, Fox Coverts. Did axe and Saw, shooting, climbing. (2 nights)
Scout Expedition Challenge. Scouts walked from Barnswood to Gradbach, then up the roaches on day 2. Great success. (2 nights).
Family Camp, at Shugbrough. Watched rubbish England match on Friday night on TV in mess tent. Usual array of activities. Awarded my 5 years service badge. (2 nights)
Malvern Challenge. Great event and weather once again. Helped with abseiling all day. Leaders time in the bar was great! (2 nights)
Cub Camp, at Oaks in Charnwood. Helped with running of camp, and activities, such as compass skills, bouldering etc. (2 nights)
D of E Practise: Took 10 Explorers to the Peak District from practise expedition. 2 good day walks. (1 night)
Summer Camp: Guernsey. Flew over on the sunday (missed sat due to cousins wedding!), fantastic camp, sailing/rowing/climbing/kayaking/day walk/St Peter Port/Underground museam. Drove van back. (6 nights)
D of E Expedition: 1 night in the Barn at Nab End, a second in the campsite at Monyash for the Bronze expedition. Both groups passed! (2 nights)
Ghost Hunt: Very cold night spent in a field, then camped at Fox Coverts. Night of the "pigs head".... (1 night)
Autumn Camp: At Coton Campsite in Rugby (first time). 2 nights, did my Nights Away permit assessment. (2 nights)
Winter Camp. Back in the Old Mill in Cynwyd, Wales. Great walk on the Saturday. Watched Touching the Void in the evening then to the Aquaduct on the way home on Sunday. (2 nights)
Hike Camp. Scout Hut to Mancetter Scout Hut via Hartshill Hayes (1 night)
Terrain 1 training weekend with Coventry Scouts in Snowdonia. Hard day micro nav on the Crimpeau, then night nav on Siabod. Also lectures. Eyeopening!! (2 nights)
Bivi Camp - very wet camp at Beadesert. Kids (well, most of them) Bivi'ed out on Saturday night. All cooking done on open fire. (2 nights)
Get In! Warwickshire County Camp at Stoneleigh. Loads of people, loads of activities, great camp. (2 nights)
Family Camp. Shugborough again. Few heavy showers, but another good camp! (2 nights)
Cub Camp. Fox Coverts, spent the day fire lighting. Excellent! (2 nights)
Practice Expedition. Stoneleigh Farm, Hartshill. Walk around North Warwickshire on Saturday, then back to the Hut on Sunday. (1 night)
Summer Camp. Eaton Vale, Norwich. Climbing, Rafting, Kayaking, Archery, local hike and a day visit to Cromer. (7 nights)
Leaders Camp - Beaudesert Campsite. Good activities, campfire sketches (without the campfire) and company. (2 nights)
Ghost Hunt, Ullesthorpe. Ran 3 challenges on our base (number of conkers into a tin in 2 mins, the rolling ball game and nails on a bit of string!). Bloomin cold but good fun. (1 night)
Expedition Challenge. Supervised group from Nuneaton to Five Ways on Saturday, then Five Ways to Ansty on Sunday. Good fun. (1 night)
Autumn Camp. Ullesthorpe Campsite. Pioneering and Archery during the day, fireworks and campfire at night. Great camp! (2 nights)
Winter Cap. Back to Gradbach. Much longer walk around and over the roaches than in previous years. Birchover rocks on the sunday. Another great camp. (2 nights).
Hike Camp. Nice sunny walk to Mancetter again. (1 night)
Complete Terrain One walking training course. (Hathersage area)
Take part in sponsored walk in very wet conditions. Raising money for new Scout Hut.
Patrol camp at Fox Coverts. Great camp. (2 nights)
First Aid Course with St John
Cub Camp at Willesley. Help out with fire lighting and tent pitching. Very wet on friday evening. Watched England v Sweden in tent on iPad! (2 nights)
Family Camp at Shugborough. Crate climbing... again! (2 nights)
Summer Camp in Willesley, Nottingham. Great, hot sunny camp. A few bugs, but great activities. Orienteering, kayaking, climbing, day out in Doncaster. Brilliant. (7 nights).
Bear Day at Stoneleigh. Met Bear Grylls!
Ghost Hunt. Rough Close. Cold, but good night. Ran a sudan chair base. (1 night)
Autumn Camp. Fox Coverts. Nice weekend with two teams completeing for best campers. Cold at night. (2 nights)
Presented with Wood Badge by GSL.
Winter Camp, Glenbrook Girl Guide Centre, Hathersage. Excellent location, excellent walking. (2 nights)
Summer Camp pre visit. Camped at Ferny Croft (Hampshire), then visited Buddens and Huish Woods. (1 night)
Hike Camp to Ullesthorpe. Lots of Snow! (1 night)
Expedition Practise. Hartshill area. (1night)
Family Camp - Shugborough again. Crates Again. Rained again. (2 nights)
Cub Camp. Fox Coverts. Fire lighting (2 nights)
Summer Camp at Buddens in Dorset. Bivvied out on Island, Weymouth for Day out, great camp. (7 nights)
Expedition Camp at Barnswood. Great weekend. (1 night)
Ghost Hunt at Fox Coverts. Great 'feel the contents of the bucket' activity but REALLY REALLY wet! (1 night)
Leaders Camp at Glenbrook. Great walk over Kinder Scout. (2 nights)
Finally have first meeting in the new scout hut! Very exciting!
Vist hallowtree campsite as part of Summer Camp planning. Stayed in Wardens hut. (1 night)
Winter Camp at Cynwyd again. Different walks this time. Good laugh. (2 nights)
31st Birthday spent cooking pigeons at Woodfire Camp! (2 nights)
Family camp at Shugboough. Crate stacking again! (2 nights)
Cub camp at Rough Close. Help with a compass challenge base. (1 night - left early to go to F1!)
Practise expedition camp at Alf's farm. Aaron fell in poo! (1 night)
Summer camp at Hallowtree campsite near Ipswich. Great week, starting with thunder and lightning and ending in a heatwave. Sailing, grass sledging, climbing, shooting, archery, waterside, insect boxes, ringos and human table football. Day trip to Lowestoft beach and cinema! Passed 1 year of nights away! (7 nights)
Expedition Camp in the Staffordshire Peaks. Campervan (with all kit in!) broke down on Friday night, had to be towed home. Joined up on Saturday morning in the car!
Attends media training day - very enlightening!
Long day driving around the south of the country looking for a summer camp venue. Eventually settle on returning to Buddens in Dorset.
Hike Camp - another first, this time we meet at Bosworth Battlefield and hike camp to our hut where we spend the night. (1 night).
Spend Birthday on a first aid course.
Spend weekend with Warwickshire County at their Get In camp, with thousands of kids and adults at Ragley Hall. (2 nights)
Family camp, this time moved to Beumanor Hall in Leicestershire. Great weekend of activities, even in the rain. Centre ran them as well, so we had a chance to relax and watch! (2 nights)
Summer Camp at Buddens. Last minute problem with the lorry (turned into two vans so I had to drive), but a great camp. Spent another night on the Island in a bivi, went to Weymouth for the day out. Archery, power boating, sea cliff climbing, tunnelling, kayaking, rafting and bridge building. (7 nights).
The old Scout Hut is demolished in less than a week.
Attends GSL training day - very enlightening!
Ghost Hunt at Ullesthorpe. Ran blindfold base. (1 night).
Autumn camp at Ullesthorpe. Took 12 (ish) kids to camp, another 12 younger ones joined us for the day. Hard work after Aaron went home ill, but great camp - fire lighting, pioneering, compass work and axe/saw use. Kids cooked armpit omelette for lunch and chicken stew for tea. Hiked back to Fosse Meadows on the Sunday. (2 nights)
New store room is completed, alongside tarmacing the car park.
It is announced to the group that I will become GSL at the end of March.
Hike Camp from Bosworth Battlefield back to hut. (1 night)
Spends my first official day of being GSL at a Cub sleepover camp in the hut. (1 night)
Patrol Camp at Fox Coverts. Great Camp! (2 nights)
Family Camp at Beaumanor again. Much better weather this year. Start the task of recruiting new Cub leaders. (2 nights)
Summer Camp at Walesby. A great week of expedition, Geocaching, Pioneering, Climbing, Kayaking and a trip to the Doncaster Dome! (7 nights)
Spent my 400th night of Scout Camping sat in a field on the outskirts of Coventry being very silly with long exposure night time photography as our base for Ghost Hunt. (1 night)
A one night camp at Mancetter for our Sleepover Hike. (1 night)
Help with the Beaver Sleepover at the hut. (1 night)
Cooking day at Fox Coverts, leaders slept over afterwards (1 night)
Fantastic District camp at Willesley. Supervised a lot of caving! (2 nights)
Cub Camp at Fox Coverts. Built some shelters with the Cubs. (2 nights)
Organised my first Family Camp, at Beaumanor. All went well! (2 nights)
Summer Camp, Kibblestone. A bit wet, and the banner was stolen. (7 nights)
Hinckley District Explorer Camp, as Permit holder at Fox Coverts. (2 nights)
Patrol Camp, Lucy organised camp at Ullesthorpe (2 nights)
Get In Camp at Gamecock Barracks, Bramcote. Spend 2 days on the rope bridge at 5 Ways. (2 nights)
Family Camp, this time at Blackwell Adventure. Very hot. (2 nights)
Summer Camp, Phasels Wood. Very hot. Went to Natural History Museum and the Ski Centre in Hemel Hempstead. 25th Summer Camp in a row! (7 nights)
Open Day to officially open the new Scout Hut (5 years after it was built...)
Hike/Sleepover. From Bosworth Battlefield to Scout Hut. Wet. (1 night)
Winter Camp (indoor) at Johns Lee Wood. Went geocaching at Bradgate Park. (2 nights)
District Camp at Willesley again. Supervised inflatables all day. (2 nights)
Family Camp, at Blackwell Adventure again. (2 nights)
Cub Camp, at Ullesthorpe. Did fire lightning. (2 nights)
Slight change from the norm for Summer Camp. Attended Charnwood 2019 Internal Jamboree instead. It was brilliant but very very wet. Camp was abandoned on the Wednesday. (5 nights)
Held a bonus Sailing day at Chasewater for those that missed out at Charnwood. Had sleepover in hut afterwards. (1 night)
Cooking and Camping Competition at Ullesthorpe. Organised the District event. Good fun. (1 night)
Leaders Camp. Held a leaders training camp at Ullesthorpe. Good to get to know some new leaders and see some former leaders again. (2 nights)
Number of nights rolling total: 449 nights away in 30 years!