Category Archives: Lochgoilhead 2017

…the final word!

12th August 2017 by Buff

After a 9.5 hour drive south, we pulled into the car park at our Scout Hut…the sun was shining and all the parents were there to welcome us. …our Scottish adventure had come to a close – til the next … Continue reading

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Sailing and an Abseil

11th August 2017 by Buff

Our last day dawned wet and windy and we had a six hour sail to do! Our outward leg, had us tacking down the loch for two and half hours. Everyone had an opportunity to take the helm and trim … Continue reading

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A very nervous mother duck…

11th August 2017 by Alice Ribiero

So today, I sent my camp family off into the wilderness whilst Mam stayed home and baked treats. ┬áIt was hard fitting my home made wares into a jaffa cake box but I managed it! I waited nervously… in the … Continue reading

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An extremely tiring Cobbler!

10th August 2017 by Buff

Today was our opportunity to take a “small” walk in the hills! Our intrepid instructors, Luke and Liam, directed us to a loch side car park at the far side of Loch Long. From here, our walk led us onwards … Continue reading

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The World Water-slide Championships!

9th August 2017 by Buff

FreeSpirit has been coming to Lochgoilhead since 2008. It has always been a tradition to hold a water-slide championships, and this year was no exception. The competition was fierce…a combination of technique, speed (and body weight) was needed to stand … Continue reading

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A rest day in Oban

9th August 2017 by Buff

Today we had a day off centre activities…so we all piled into the “fun bus” and headed over to Oban where a day of wandering through this lovely seaside town beckoned. The leaders headed to the top of the town … Continue reading

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Burn run… or slightly charred jog….

8th August 2017 by Alice Ribiero

I am so so proud of my little camp family! They were all super fab today, working together to get me up the gorge. They encouraged me, helped me, supported me, dragged me, pushed me and didn’t laugh when I … Continue reading

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The Burn Run!

8th August 2017 by Buff

What an afternoon! Probably our best activity yet. We headed up the mountain from the centre until we arrived on the banks of a local mountain stream…and after the rain, it was flowing nicely! We then proceeded to climb into … Continue reading

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Wind, water…and a sailing dinghy

8th August 2017 by Buff

After our usual hearty breakfast, we suited up and headed out onto the loch for a morning sailing. A few silly games later found most of us still dry…and then the racing began! …a good morning.

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8th August 2017 by Explorers

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