Category Archives: BrumJam 2016

The Closing Ceremony, cheese…and home

5th August 2016 by Buff

Friday evening saw us all wearing red – Welsh tops, Welsh onsie’s, dragon suits – and heading off in the sub-camp parade towards the main arena for the closing ceremony. Our week was coming to a close – a great … Continue reading

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Pool party, a segway roll and a “small” jump!

5th August 2016 by Buff

Friday – our last full day of activities and the sun was shinning….so we grabbed our swim kit and headed off to the swimming pool for the “pool party”. Here we played frisbee, pool rugby and pool rounders and then … Continue reading

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Tingle and Lube!

4th August 2016 by Buff

Thursday evening saw successful “manoeuvres” by Team Lube and Team Tingle…if you are in the know, then you understand what we mean!

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It’s a Knockout

4th August 2016 by Buff

Thursday saw us a few minutes walk away from the main site – Pike’s Pond, for a sub-camp It’s a Knock-out competition against the entire sub-camp. Team Daffyd’s Devils warmed up and then competed in 6 main obstacle races over … Continue reading

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Conga and a neon beach party

3rd August 2016 by Buff

Our great day was not over…following a tea of meatballs and pasta, it was time to get into party kit. Welsh flag dresses,  onsies, kilts, Welsh afro wigs, dragon suits….and lots of Neon face paint. The conga then started from … Continue reading

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Alton Towers…What a day!!!

3rd August 2016 by Buff

Up very early today (6am), breakfasted…and now currently sitting on a coach heading for Roller-coaster heaven! 500 Scouts arrived at Alton Towers with the aim of achieving speed, screams and a great day…roller coaster heaven delivered! Galatica,  13, Rita, Nemesis … Continue reading

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Tree Top Challenge & a ladder!

2nd August 2016 by Buff

Our afternoon saw the unit split into different groups continuing with various adventurous activities… A Tree Top assault course, followed by climbing a massive ladder.    

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Climbing and Archery

2nd August 2016 by Buff

We awoke to steady drizzle… But, fortified with another awesome breakfast from Team Lard – bacon and pancakes,  and we headed over to the activity zone for some climbing followed by some Archery.

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Further culture….the Turban Twins

1st August 2016 by Buff

The final part of our culture experience… I don’t believe Asia will be the same again!

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Culture and a poo!

1st August 2016 by Buff

Today has been spent on site – world issues, culture,  rhythm and dance. Imagine the scene… Our intrepid Free Griff boys and girls doing the moves to Saturday Night Fever, and Zorba’s theme! Photos/videos to follow. We followed this by … Continue reading

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