Winter Camp 2014
|Youlbury Scout Centre
|Friday 31st January
Sunday 2nd February
It had been the wettest January on record, floods and chaos across the UK and 62nd were planning to go away during the very middle of it. As our usual standard goes though the winter cmap was again blessed with glorious weather. OK so it wasn’t Malta style temperatures, in fact it was freezing, but the sun shone and the weekend was absolutely lovely.
Youlbury provided us with some excellent activities, including one that no one appeared to have done before – the 3G swing. Screams echoed around David Cameron’s West Oxfordshire constituency, unsettling the monks in the priory next door.
Our accommodation was the Gulf, clearly an ex-temporary classroom, with the usual thunderous floors and wafer thin walls. However, the warmth, ruggedness and cosiness proved appealing to everyone as did the fetching kitchen-diner. The brand new spanking Centenary building across the quad had big glass windows, we were very much like the paupers ogling through the windows at the posh kids next door.
|3G Swing||Rifle Shooting|
|Zip Wire||Crate Stacking|
|Plus other wintery wonders…|
|Accommodation is in the Gulf building: dormitories, beds and proper toilets.|