Virtual Camp 2021

St George's Day themed virtual camp with 1st Woodcutts 23rd April

Naomi Booth :: Saturday 27th March 2021 :: Latest Blog Posts


We can't wait to see you all on Virtual Camp and this page will let you know what we have planned, what materials you will need to find and how you can keep in touch during the weekend...

Virtual Camp Schedule

 

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Saturday 24th

Make your camp: Tents/dens, and bunting, pennant or stain-glass activities below to decorate your home and show everyone you are taking part in our St George's themed camp.

Prep for lunch: Flat-bread baking with Jen

12:00 noon LIVE FBOOK Camp begins: Flag Break & St George's Play by Leaders

12:15pm Activities time: See below

12:30pm ZOOM Cardboard Castle: with Akela

6:00pm LIVE FBOOK CAMPFIRE

7:15pm ZOOM Family Quiz night:
with Skip Skip & Paper Underpants

Camp out/Sleep in a den

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Sunday 25th

St Georges Scouts Own: 10am online stream, St Mary's Facebook page
Download Service Sheet

11:00am Activities time: See below

11:00am ZOOM St George's cakes: with Kaa

12:00 noon ZOOM Catapults destroy the castle: with Akela

1:00pm Photo Scavenger Hunt launched on Facebook and via Email - how many can you find in an hour?

2:00pm LIVE FBOOK: Flagdown on Sunday: Skip & Skip Skip

2:30pm ZOOM: Cubs Catch up - show us your camp creations!

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Keep up-to-date

All the activities will be listed on this blog.

Some activities have videos that will be below, Youtube page and shared on the Facebook group.

Some LIVE events will be on Zoom and links will be sent via email.

Show us how you have got on by posting to the Facebook group.

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Materials Needed

Some activities will require materials and items to be sourced by you.

Take a look at the list below so you can start collecting cardboard, finding sticks and adding to your shopping list.

Some materials will be available for collection from the HQ or your leader - again listed below.

Make your camp...

Tents/dens, and bunting, pennant or stain-glass activities below to decorate your home and show everyone you are taking part in our St George's themed camp. Then get ready for lunch and the start of camp!

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Dens & Tents

Where are you going to sleep tonight? Take a look at the weather, take a look at what equipment you have and what space you have.

Show us your photos when you are set up!

Cubs: Helping put up a tent, looking after your equipment and keeping yourself safe on a campsite are all elements of your Outdoor Challenge award.
Complete this Google form

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Virtual Camp bunting

Download & print:
full colour
print & colour/paint/craft version

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Dragon Pennant

Materials:

  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Decorations
  • Felt pens/colouring pencils

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Bake flatbreads

Video link available on 24th Apr

Download: Recipe & Method

Ingredients:

  • 200g of plain flour or strong white bread flour (either work fine)
  • 150g of additional flour for later on
  • 200 ml of warm water
  • 2 teaspoons of fast-acting yeast
  • 2 tsp of either caster sugar, maple syrup or honey
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (but any oil you have will work)

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Stained glass

Download & print: Template

Materials will be provided for Scouts at your meetings.



Camp Activities - what will you need?

 

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T-shirt Bag

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Old t-shirt
  • Chalk or marker
  • Material cutting scissors

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Print & Colour + Wordsearch

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Printer for file download
  • Colouring pens/pencils etc

 

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Dragon Eggs

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Saucepan
  • eggs
  • gel food colouring although bottle food colouring will work
  • spoon

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Wild Yoga

Video link available on 24th Apr

With Luna

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Dreamcatcher

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Paper plate or cardboard so can draw round plate
  • Wool or string
  • Decorations such as beads, feathers etc

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Dragon Nests

Video link available on 24th Apr

Ingredients:

  • Chocolate to melt
  • Cereal such as bran flakes, cornflakes etc
  • Mini eggs

And:

  • Cupcake cases

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Dragon Bookmark

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Card Green or red with other colours if required. 
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pen

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Dragon Game

Materials:

  • Dice
  • Paper
  • Colouring pens/pencils

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Dragon Art

Materials:

  • None - go to collect natural items on a walk

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Shield & Sword

Video link available on 24th Apr

Start collecting cardboard boxes ready!

Materials:

  • Collected cardboard
  • Paints
  • Pen/pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue & tape

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Dragon/Shield Soap Carving

Video link available on 24th Apr

Download and print: Template

Materials:

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Weaving

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Wool
  • Y shaped branch
  • Wool darning needle (some available at HQ)

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Origami dragon

Video link available on 24th Apr

Materials:

  • Paper
  • Felt-tip

 

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St Georges cupcakes

Make cupcakes at home then decorate with Kaa on Zoom. Take a look at pics of dragons for reference that would help too!

Cake Ingredients:

  • 120g soft marg/butter
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 120g Self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
    - or just make your favourite recipe!

    Decoration Ingredients:
  • 140g butter, softened
  • 275g icing sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • A few drops of food colouring (optional)
  • fondant icing of dragonish colour!


Decorate live with Kaa on Sunday

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Get Active

Get active with a series of physical challenges.

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Castle building

Build your castle with Akela.

Meet on Zoom with Akela who will have inspirational ideas and techniques... we can't wait to see what yours will look like!

Materials:

  • Start collecting cardboard boxes and cardboard tubes/rolls now
  • Tape, paint, glue
  • Extras to make the castle your own!

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Lolipop catapults

Let the assault on the castle begin!

Akela will be on Zoom to inspire you with catapult designs and modifications.

Materials:

  • Akela will hand out at Cubs

 

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Drop Scones for Breakfast

Download:

Ingredients:

  • 4oz self-raising flour
  • 2tbsp caster sugar (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4pint milk

To serve choose from:

  • Fruit and yoghurt
  • Jam and cream
  • Lemon & honey
  • Banana & chocolate spread
  • anything else!

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Photo scavenger hunt

Sunday 1pm

Get outside and find the things on our super scavenger list.

Materials:

  • Scavenger Hunt list will be released on Facebook and Email
  • Phone/camera

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Knotting

Video link available on 24th Apr

Kits will be available with rope and instructions from your group leader.

Scouts will have the added bonus of a St George's woggle to make.

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Virtual Word Search

Using what3words app or website solve the clues, visit the locations and discover what the hidden word is!

Download: Word search sheet

Website link: what3words.com

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Firelighting

Materials:

  • Wood
  • Cotton wool
  • more details to follow