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Jun 3, 2017
There is a chance for all sections to visit HMS Somerset, Type 23 frigate, which will be in the bay for the Air Show
Feb 20, 2017
2pm at Beacon Quay, Torquay. Parade to Princess Theatre - IMMACULATE uniforms please
Feb 2, 2017
Helpers needed to get the campsite ready for this year, 9am - 4pm - free hot lunch!
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Scout Activities

Our Scout Troop gets up to all sorts of activities all over the place.

The highlight of the year is Summer Camp where we cram more activities into a week than you can image. In that week we get to go Climbing, Abseiling, Gorge Walking, Caving, Coasteering, Surfing, Cycling, Hiking, Swimming, Visiting local towns, Back to Basic camp cooking, Bivouaking and much more.

During the Summer you can see us on the water in the Bay; Rowing, Sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Power Boating and having Barbeques on the beach.

In the Winter we focus on Scouting Skills and preparing for the Summer Season on the water. We do all the usual scouting things like Knotting and Pioneering but with a Nautical Twist. We also try to visit some of the local organisations in the Bay like the Brixham Lifeboat Centre and Paignton Firestation. Back to Basic Camps at Watcombe Scout Campsite are always a favourite with our Troop where the Scouts come along to do groundwork at the site for their Community Challenge Badge and then cook their dinner on open fires. Once a month we try to do a Night Hike somewhere in and around Torbay, so if you come across a group of scouts one Thursday night in the woods while walking your dog it could be us. We also make use of Dartmoor National Park, going hiking and camping on the moor. If you join the sixth you'll probably find yourself being invested in an unusual location. Winter Camp is a little highlight in the Winter, where Scouts get to camp in the middle of the winter and take part in all sorts of activities.