1st Harwell (St. Matthew's) Scout Group Blog

Space Camp

This year the County Beaver Camp was space themed! All the Beavers arrived at the campsite near Banbury on the Friday evening. Saturday morning activities began, some of the activities included inflatable obstacle course,...

Blog 6: Bled, Gorge Walk

Hey! After the excitement of yesterday, we decided to have a lazy morning to regain our energy. Some people went swimming in the river at the campsite, and we did lots of washing (including...

Blog 5: Emerald River Adventure

Blog 5: Emerald River Adventure

Hi once more!! After a chilled night at the campsite in Slovenia, and a comfortable nights sleep, we were woken at 7:00, for breakfast and to be ready at reception of the campsite for...

Blog 4: Pag Island

Blog 4: Pag Island

Hi again! After leaving the scout campsite we pressed on to Pag island, dropping off Filip on the way and thanking him for his excellent hospitality. We reached the port for the ferry soon...

Blog 3: Filip’s house and scout camp site

Blog 3: Filip’s house and scout camp site

Hi parents! After a hot morning packing the vans we left for Filip’s house, which was just outside Zagreb. A short(ish) drive meant that we arrived at the meeting place at about 4:30, but...

Blog 2: Budapest and SOS Children’s Villages

Blog 2: Budapest and SOS Children’s Villages

Hi parents! After a toasty drive from Prague, we arrived in Budapest to find yet more traffic! However, after a small delay we arrived at the campsite just before sunset. This campsite did provide...

Blog 1: Harwell to Prague

Blog 1: Harwell to Prague

Hi parents! We left Harwell and had an eventful start to our epic road trip when heavy traffic caused us to miss our ferry, but thankfully we got on the next one and it...