30 Scouts and Explorers had an incredible weekend Auchengillan activity centre near Glasgow for the national Subzero camp!
Subzero saw over 700 Scouts and Explorers from around Scotland come together for an amazing weekend of extreme activities in Subzero temperatures!
We all got together the our Scout hut to load up the bus and then piled in to start our adventure. Scouts, Explorers, young leaders and leaders all mixed together for a few hours of chat. When we arrived at the site to set up our tents and started meeting new people around the big fires that were set up around the site. The opening show saw our Scouts up on stage wrapping each other in clingfilm followed by an amazing hog roast and hot chocolate at the camp fire!
The Explorers and older Scouts were away in the Explorer only sub camp. So they stayed up late having their own fun.
Saturday was where we started with the Extreme Activities! Laser tag, inflatables, bubble football, archery, shooting, climbing, abseiling, paradrop, sledging, survival with the army, go karts, roller blading, bucking bronco and paint balling!
Everyone, Scouts, Explorers and leaders had a great time joining in together in all the activities.
In the evening there was a Ceilidh in the barn, relaxing in the winter cafe and by the fire, hunt the yeti wide games and Ice age was showing in the canteen. The Explorers had their own pool party with DJ!
More pics and video's coming guys, but for now, the explorer pool party!
Posted by Auchengillan Outdoor Centre on Tuesday, 16 February 2016
On Sunday half of us went away to the local Ski centre for dry slope skiing and tubing – sounds like they had a great time! The rest of us carried on with the extreme activities from the previous day that we hadn’t managed to get round to.
Packed lunch to have while we packed up our stuff and headed back on the bus home.
Quick stop for some munch in Forfar before getting home to the Scout hut.
Subzero was an absolutely fantastic weekend, we will certainly be going back to Auchengillan again soon!
Having the Explorers and Scouts all together helped bond them and many of them are now friends.
However by allowing the older Scouts and Explorers to camp with freedom away from the younger ones and leaders on the Explorer Subcamp will have hopefully allowed them see how much fun Explorer Scouting can be.
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