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Homeward Bound

25th August 2012 by Buff

Saturday – Today we were all up early (6.30am) in order to get packed and sorted before breakfast. The van was loaded, bunk rooms were swept and mopped, the shower block was cleaned and then we changed into approved travel … Continue reading

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Final days…

25th August 2012 by Buff

Friday – All too quickly our last full day is upon us. The last sailing, climbing and canoeing activity groups went out, and by tea time, some happy but tired Explorers were looking forward to our end of camp party! … Continue reading

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An arrow, a ladder and a wobbly pole!

24th August 2012 by Buff

Thursday evening – Dinner was a choice from cheesy pasta bake or chicken and chips….or if you are a FreeSpirit, both! Well fed, we we all headed off for evening activities – extreme archery, Jacobs Ladder and the infamous “wobbly … Continue reading

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Exams and Extreme Biking

23rd August 2012 by Buff

Thursday – Today we woke to some serious rain, a good cooked breakfast and an avalanche of emotions due to GCSE results. Our youngsters, who were in the hot seat, managed to negotiate poor mobile phone coverage together with an … Continue reading

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Glasgow…a day off and a “most excellent adventure”!

23rd August 2012 by Buff

Wednesday – Today was our rest day. Following our usual excellent breakfast, we all pilled into our trusty mini buses and headed back to Glasgow – specifically the Breahead Centre. This complex houses a very good shopping mall and Xscape … Continue reading

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Birthdays, birthdays!

21st August 2012 by Buff

Today was a great day for so many reasons…but two of the best were the birthday’s of Ian and Trystan. Many happy returns from us all…as usual, some serious cake was eaten by all! * WPG2 Plugin Not Validated * … Continue reading

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Re-discovering Kayaking

21st August 2012 by Buff

Tuesday – Today I was lucky to be out on the Loch with Steve (our Kayaking instructor for today) together with Jamal, Lukas, Kane, Matt, Gary and Trystan. The sun shone (for the most part) and Steve and I threw … Continue reading

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An escaped haggis, his mate the haddock…and some Scottish water

20th August 2012 by Buff

Monday – Yesterday’s scorching weather had changed somewhat to a more overcast sky when our intrepid FreeSpirits headed out for the days activities… Group 1 were back on the loch for a days sailing…more later. Group 2 were climbing and … Continue reading

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Photos and more photos

20th August 2012 by Buff

If you are reading our exciting blog…please check out the “Gallery” for loads more photos of us all doing what we do best…having fun…and ruling the world! * WPG2 Plugin Not Validated *

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We have arrived!

18th August 2012 by Buff

Following a short delay…whilst Rhys overslept, the intrepid FreeSpirits and Dim Ddraig hit the road around twenty to seven. By five thirty (pm) we were pulling into the car park at the Lochgoilhead Activity Centre…and 30 seconds later, were sitting … Continue reading

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