Past Camps Scout Section

Past Camps of 62nd Scout Troop…

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Total nights camped

since 1999:

323 nights

  

 ..  

 and over 40 separate destinations / locations, from capital cities to stables and other countries to muddy fields… 

2017
   
October 2 nights Surfing – Polzeath, Cornwall
August  8 nights (Haloooooo!) Delft, Netherlands
 June 2 nights (Epic campfire)  Chelwood Campsite, Keynsham
 May  3 nights (Cycley)  Alternative Summer Camp, Forest of Dean
Expedition 1 night (Invite only) Pennwood Camp, Stroud
Feb 2 nights  Winter Camp – Mendips, North Somerset
Total  18 nights  

 

 

2016
December 2 nights (Christmassy) Christmas Camp – Kingsdon, Somerset 
October 2 nights Surfing – Polzeath, Cornwall
August 7 nights (Watery) Summer Camp -Grand Union Canal, London
July 2 nights (Can you cope?) PL & APL Camp – Spanniorum, Bristol
May 2 nights (Definately muddy) Avon Jamboree – South Glos
May 2 nights (One big family…) Family Camp – Woodlands, Devon
Jan 2 nights (Southampton Scouts) Winter Camp – New Forest, Hampshire
Total  19 nights 

 

 

 

2015
October 1 night (Scouts walk fast) Expedition – Wotton-Under-Edge, South Glos
October 2 nights Surfing – Polzeath, Wales
August 7 nights (Bangor or bust) Summer Camp – Bangor, Wales
July 1 night (Bristol or bust) Shaunopoly – Bristol
June  2 nights (Definately muddy) Mud Runner – Forest of Dean
June 1 night (surprise church!) Film Night & BBQ sleepover – Bristol
Jan/Feb 2 nights (Rustic, again) Winter Camp – Dulverton, Somerset
January – 1 night (Cary Granty) Film Night – Bristol
Total  17 nights 

 

  

2014
October – 5 nights (100 years…) Poperinge, Belgium
October – 2 nights (lovelyish…) Surfing – Polzeath, Cornwall  
Spetember – 1 night Film Night – Bristol  
August – 7 nights (Death trap…) Summer Camp – Horner Woods, Porlock, Somerset 
June – 2 nights (emotional…) Malvern Challenge – Malvern
May – 2 nights (TUNA!!) Family Camp – Avon Valley, Keynsham
March – 1 night (Boaty) Cycle to Gloucester – Sharpness Canal, Slimbridge
Jan / Feb – 2 nights (Bugsy…) Winter Camp – Youlbury, Oxford
Total:  22 nights 

 

 

 

2013
November – 1 night

Film Night – Bristol

October – 2 nights

Surfing – Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 2 nights Gromopoly – Bristol
August – 15 nights (how hot!?) Malta 
June – 2 nights (6th place!) Malvern Challenge – Malvern
June – 1 night 

Film Night – Bristol

?? & Little Shop of Horrors

May – 7 nights (Cold river)

The Other Summer Camp 

to Pullabrook Farm, Devon

May – 2 nights (Group to Scouts)   May Day weekend at 62nd Hut
March – 1 night

Film Night – Bristol

Skyfall & Spongebob

February – 2 nights (Get it?)

Winter Camp – Botany Bay, Tintern 

Total:

35 nights 

 

 

2012
October – 2 nights (biggest ever)

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

September – 1 night (cheesy)

Hike Expedition, Cranham,

Gloucestershire

August – 7 nights (best ever, bar none) London Olympic Games 
July – 2 nights Bristopoly, 62nd Hut
May – 7 nights (flooded) 

Alternative Summer Camp, 

Dorset 

March – 2 nights (Well warm) Warmley Weekend of Wonder 
February – 2 nights  Winter Camp, Campbell Rooms, Over Stowey
 Total: 23 nights 

 

 

 

2011
October – 2 nights

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 7 nights

Summer Camp to 

St Brides, Pembroke, Wales 

July – 1 night

Bike Expedition, Beaver Lodge

Forest of Dean 

May – 2 nights Group Camp, Spaniorum
April – 2 nights Young Ones Camp at Spaniorum 
February – 2 nights Winter Camp at Dartmoor
Total: 16 nights 

 

 

 

 

2010
October – 2 nights (10th anniversary)

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 12 nights (scorpions and big rats…) Croatia
July – 1 night Bike Rodeo 
May – 2 nights District Camp at Woodhouse Park 
April – 2 nights (peaceful) Mendip Expedition 
February – 3 nights (summery)

Winter Camp at Blackwell

Court, Bromsgrove

Total: 22 nights 

 

 

 

2009
October – 2 night (longer)

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 7 nights (hilly)

Summer Camp to

Cornwall 

June – 1 night (floury) Sleepover 
May – 4 nights (technical…) London
April – 2 nights (eggy)  Pennwood nr Stroud
February – 3 nights (rustic)

Winter Camp to

Rustic Lodge, nr Dulverton

Total: 19 nights 

 

 

 

2008
October – 5 nights (incredible) Belgium
October – 1 night (wimped out)

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall 

August – 7 nights (Glastonburyesc’)

Summer Camp to

Silver Cross, Swansea, Wales

July – 1 night (drizzly) Bivouacking 
May – 3 nights (in the rain)  Glenny Woods, nr Portishead
April – 2 nights (in the snow) Pl’s & Apl’s training camp
March – 1 night (dark & infested) Bath hike 
February – 2 nights (cold) Winter Camp 
Total: 22 nights 

 

 

 

2007
October – 1 night

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 9 nights (sunny) Summer Camp, Jersey 
August – 1 night (early)

Sunrise Ceremony,

Weston Super Mare

July – 1 night (drizzly) Bivouacking
June – 2 nights (super wet) Malvern Challenge
May – 3 nights (blew us away…)

2007 Celebration Camp

Ton of Fun, Woodhouse Park

April – 1 night (gorgeous)

Sleepover at 62nd Hut

for St George’s Day 

February – 4 nights (super wintery warmth) Winter Camp, Blackwell Court, Bromsgrove, Birmingham
Total: 22 nights 

 

 

 

2006
October – 1 night

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 6 nights (winter in summer)

Summer Camp to the

Peak District

June – 2 nights (mega warm) Malvern Challenge
May – 3 nights (capital…) London Expedition
April – 1 night Sleepover at 62nd Hut 
February – 2 nights (cold, very…)

Winter Camp to

Glasbury, Wales 

Total: 15 nights 

  

 

 

2005
October – 1 night

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 7 nights

Summer Camp to

New Forest, Hampshire

July – 2 nights Malvern Challenge
May – 4 nights

Glenny Woods, nr Portishead

with Scouts, Cubs & Beavers 

February – 2 nights

Winter Camp to

Okehampton, Devon

Total:

16 nights 

 

 

 

2004
August – 9 nights

1st trip abroad to

Adelboden Switzerland

July – 1 night

Bivouac Challenge, Chelwood

Campsite, nr Bath 

June – 2 nights Malvern Challenge
May – 1 night

Surfing Trip to 

Polzeath, Cornwall 

February – 2 nights

Winter Camp to Ty Hir,

nr Abergavenny, Wales 

Total: 15 nights 

 

 

 

2003
August – 7 nights (sunny, very…)

Summer Camp to

Torbay, Devon

June – 2 nights Malvern Challenge 
May – 1 night

Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

Total: 10 nights 

 

 

 

2002
August – 7 nights (least said…)

Summer Camp to

Rhydd Covert, Kidderminster

May – 4 nights (royal)

Glenny Woods, nr Portishead

Long weekend

Total:

11 nights 

 

 

 

2001
October – 1 night

2nd Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 6 nights

Summer Camp to

Silver Cross, Swansea, Wales

May – 4 nights

Glenny Woods, nr Portishead

Long weekend for PL’s and then Scouts

Total:

11 nights 

 

 

 

2000
October – 1 night

1st ever Surfing Trip to

Polzeath, Cornwall

August – 7 nights Summer Camp to Wareham, Dorset
Total: 8 nights 

 

 

1999
October – 2 nights Failand with 18th Bristol
 Total: 2 nights