In preparation for the McLaren competition we practiced putting up tents and cooking food on a hike stove. It was amazing that we were able to cook two courses in the same pan by putting one in a plastic boiling bag.
Tonight we made bird boxes as part of our nature programme theme. We used a range of power tools and good old fashioned hammer and nails to create nesting spots for our feathery friends. The completed boxes have gone home Continue reading →
In preparation for the Geoffrey Gordon Cup next weekend we had a day out in the hills to do a bit of navigation practice. We had a good go at doing back bearings, walking in a compass party and timing Continue reading →
Some of our activities carry ‘Gold Star’ rating this means that we can’t give you too many details about them in case our younger sections nick the idea. Let’s face it if you have good troops in your area – Continue reading →
This week – following our health theme – we spent the night playing games. In the unit the duty sub-unit always chooses the game for the night. This is usually murderball or dodgeball, which are both uni favourites. This week Continue reading →
As part of our health programme theme
, this week we found out how much sugar, salt and fat content was in some of the foods we eat daily. We did it by measuring out the amount of fat out in Continue reading →
In the unit we are no strangers to expressing our culinary talents. We raised the bar recently when we had a visit from a professional chef. He showed us how to make bacon wrapped chicken breast Continue reading →