Sunday, 5 June 2016

Can I add extra thanks to all those below,  and Simon, on behalf of the Explorers - neither myself,  nor Jeremy were able to attend this year,  and without the help of all the leaders that went the Explorers would have missed out. 

. Andy for sailing instruction / safety and towing boats down. if we have missed anyone off sorry but it has been a long hard week. but at least the wind has stopped blowing and keeping some of us awake ! --

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and now the thanks: Thanks to the leaders and instructors that attended : Simon ( organiser) , Seawitch aka Judy QM. Shane. Jack, Steve, Jon, Chris M ( lots of driving and kit repair organising and use of a van) as well as safety boat cover, Tom M assistant QM, Gary for Driving, Doug ( safety boat) , Russ for sailing instruction and Night Nav instructing, Sam (Jersey) for safety cover and instruction. john H for kayak instruction, Mr Mckie for helping driving & packing etc, Darren for driving the lorry, Karen for being the home contact, Glenn & Sarah for driving down And helping set up site and for the creation of the camp blog. Also thanks to Jake for his enthusiasm and comedy all week ! --

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Saturday, 4 June 2016

time for a cuppa and a hot shower and bed,
signing out until next time ......... ( more thanks to follow tomorrow)--

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all home safe and well. thanks to those that helped unload the lorry and unpack the trailer at the Hq. ( just the boats to unload and re-assemble now ! ) --

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currently Cartgate Yeovil eating cake ! eta Parsonage Farm still 1830. please dont park across the single gate next to the barn which is our main way in tonight. ( double gates locked)--

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no help needed at scout HQ van already back unloaded. lorry and buses currently Dorchester 1635.--

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just left site. sone parental help to unload a van at the rear of the scout HQ for 1800 would be appreciated before heading up to the farm. thanks--

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striking colours, leaving site a bit late ! . eta still planned for 1830 to unload !--

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apparently it "makes me look cool " ! --

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breakfast with Helga still wearing her hat !--

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Good Morning from a slightly overcast but dry Dorset. --

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Friday, 3 June 2016

Scouts reminded about their law and promise today many many times. disappointing ! --

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after lunch we had a lot of fun in the swimming pool at Wareham. on our return some of the scouts dropped some tents as it was really really warm ! ( unlike the morning).--

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the big wash up and. trailer loading of boats which took 5 hours ! --

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we said goodbye to Sam Our visiting leader And power boat instructor from Jersey Sea Scouts. Thanks to Sam for his help. --

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today we have been busy getting straight onto the water and power boating , rowing & sailing over to Brownsea. a visit to the scout shop before returning to base for lunch.--

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Thursday, 2 June 2016

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our explorers have returned safe and well . having also landed at Poole and been to a take-away ! --

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however we are in radio contact and 2 instructors on board ! --

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the explorers then set off on their night nav power boat exercise . left 2030 hrs. still not back at 2234 ! --

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tonight we have had chilli and then out onto the water. --

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sunshine, expedition to Brownsea = sleep also !--

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sunshine & early morning = sleep !--

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after lunch we have resumed with theory work. knots. lashings and sailing theory. tonight we are back afloat.--

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sail tacking land drill--

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the sun is out so time for some basic skills reminders--

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explorers planning for tonights night powerboat navigation exercise--

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cleaning up after arrivng back--

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videoexpedition team returned safe and well but tired !--

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expedition team are battling the conditions and making ground back to base camp ( white boat on left of closest island)--

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the vikings have invaded Brownsea. Not sure if this is a warrior or a maiden ? --

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good morning from a windswept camp ! dry though !--

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Wednesday, 1 June 2016

poole at night !--

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Seawitches tent illuminating with poole in the background !--

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after boating this evening we have been eating Pizza and hen cake for pudding . A long day !--

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the rest of the troop and explorers then went boating this evening.--

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late this afternoon the 2nd expedition group left for Brownsea for an overnight camp. pulling using one of our pulling gigs "The Betty Clay". names after and launched by Baden Powells Daughter.--

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Captain Jack has a new addition to his boating kit ! --

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2nd expedition group to Brownsea Island will be leaving later this afternoon. once the wind has died down and the tide is back in to launch . --

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after a second inspection and washing up session the scouts have now been brought over to Swanage. too cold for the beach but okay for icecream ! --

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colours ceremony this morning. scouts all been advised re their poor washing up skills. 1 patrol using 1/2 bottle of washing liquid on one bowl of washing up ! and all the plates were still dirty ! not great example . more washing up duties at home needed please ! ! --

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plus we spotted a Tiger on the camp site this morning ! --

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breakfast time - a fry up ! --

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Good Wednesday Morning. today is is again very windy, damp but not raining. The second expedition Group to Brownsea will be leaving this afternoon , rowing over and staying overnight. --

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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

the moles are happy it has rained ! --

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