Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cornish Ceilidh

31st July 2013 by Buff

Following an excellent display from an American Scout Taikwando team, Wednesday night found us in front of the main stage with a live band and a ceilidh. 800 people doing a line dance….stunning. A stunning theme was also emerging. Our … Continue reading

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Adventure time!

31st July 2013 by Becky

Today found us in Adventure Zone…caving, zip wire, archery, assault course, low ropes, speed orienteering,  gocarting, shooting and climbing. We set the site record for the orienteering,  and did very well in the assault course and Shooting…with a new unit … Continue reading

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Sheep-knapping…an update

31st July 2013 by Buff

Following our sweet revenge on our sheep-knapper, the site media team wanted a comment and a photo…and guess what? Today we made the cover of the Jamboree newsletter! We also decided to “decorate” our sheep-knapping neighbours tent in retaliation! !

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Angry Chuffs and a talent show

30th July 2013 by Buff

Today started with some light rain and the end of the Bushcraft activity. This was followed by an afternoon on the Creative base where a flock of “Angry Chuffs” (a Cornish bird) were created and added to our fleet of … Continue reading

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A flock of sheep and a ransom!

30th July 2013 by Buff

In our “essential” kit lurked a flock of sheep with their trusty sheep dog (Dilwyn), superbly manufactured by Osama’s Dad Bin Brewing. Late last night our intrepid sheep slipped their faithful dog a mickey fin sending him off to the … Continue reading

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Energise and Bushcraft

29th July 2013 by Buff

The day dawned,  good coffee was drunk….and then about 6″ of rain fell in half an hour!! ….but this was then followed by glorious sunshine. The morning found us all in Energise – mad activities to start the day…circus skills … Continue reading

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Bodmin, Padstow…and a few flags

28th July 2013 by Buff

Today was a rest day. But a full English breakfast was still in order…bacon, black pudding,  eggy bread, beans, mushrooms.  We decided to head over to Bodmin to check out the stunning entertainment…and found it shut! So we went to … Continue reading

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Saturday…a long day

27th July 2013 by Buff

The day dawned and was nice and sunny…it even rained bacon butties! The van was packed…tents, stoves…even the kitchen sink….and then the youngsters arrived. The usual team pose was taken and we hit the road expecting a 3-4 hour drive…7 … Continue reading

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FreeSpirit Summer Camp – Kernow International Jamboree

17th July 2013 by Buff

The time is almost upon us for the highlight of the year – our Summer Camp. This year we travel to the Pencarrow Estate near Bodmin in Cornwall. Please check these pages regularly to keep up with all the fun … Continue reading

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