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Scouts Camp, Hike and go Diving!

Porteau Cove Provincial Park was an awesome place for a camp.  The weather held just enough, so we had the sun come out!  The cooking was delicious beyond belief and the MRE’s “Meals Ready to Eat” with their self heating packs were interesting to try. In addition 5 of our

Scouts climb the Chief

Our troop made the hike up the Squamish Chief May 4th. The weather held off perfectly, driving to camp we ran into rain, on the trail, it was quite dry. Some concerns about the uphill portion were heard, but once everyone made it up, the view was well worth it!

Scouts go lightweight

Scouts started on their lightweight camping skills practicing lighting the lightweight backpacking stoves to make some noodles and apple cider.  The improvement from the first use of the stoves today has been incredible, it was night and day.

Scouts on Scuba

  Our troop visited the South Surrey pool to enjoy trying out Scuba diving.  The team from Ocean Pro Divers (thanks to Shannon, Dennis, Deirdre and Matt.) Everyone had a great time and the comments all around were wondering “when could we go again!” Check out some clips from the

Scouts enjoy a weekend of camping

13 of our Scouts enjoyed a weekend of camping, hiking, geocaching and a great campfire at the Riverside Rec Site near Chilliwack Lake. We found over 8 Geocaches and enjoyed watching the Salmon spawning in the nearby creek.  The weather mostly cooperated with the rain starting late Saturday night so

Camp Kickoff

Our Troop participated in Camp Kickoff at Camp McLean Sept 30-Oct 2nd along with over 300 Scouts from Metro Vancouver and beyond.  Our first year Scouts had a chance to gain exposure to basic scouting skills, such as campsite setup, map reading and knife, axe and fire skills while our

Strike Lake Camp

Our 3rd Year Scouts held their first Court of Honour Camp of the year visiting Strike Lake Campground in E.C. Manning Provincial Park. A view of a bear (from a safe distance), wonderful scenery and (no rain), a First to Find geocache,  topped off with a beautiful view of the

Scouts NiteHike 2011

21st South Surrey Scouts joined about 800 fellow Scouts Saturday June 30th at the 40th Annual NiteHike – 40 years of fun in the dark. Our Scouts bonded together quite well as a team, and managed to cover more stations than any other group in our troop’s recent memory. Well

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