Damboree 2019 Badge Requirements – Beavers

As promised we've not forgotten the Turquoise Ninja Army, and their badge criteria. Although posting slightly later than we'd hoped, due to Stuart attending the District Appointments Advisory Committee, news on that to follow later on this month.Anyhoo on with important stuffs....In line with the Cubs Damboree badge naming, in 2019 the Beaver Blue Badge … Continue reading Damboree 2019 Badge Requirements – Beavers

Damboree 2019 Badge Requirements – Cubs

We're very excited to announce the badge requirements for the Emerald Badge, for Cubs, as they join in the excitement of Damboree in 2019.Carefully chosen to encourage, engage and challenge Cubs, and their leaders, by new members of the Damboree Team, Leigh P. and Ang H. We hope they will inspire you to plan your … Continue reading Damboree 2019 Badge Requirements – Cubs

More Song Adaption Goodness!

As you may remember, Stuart Ball likes to tinker with songs to give them a Damboree feel. He's done some very cruel things to classic like the opening monologue to War The Worlds, and the Duck Tales theme. So it's nice to know there are others out there who respect musical culture more than he … Continue reading More Song Adaption Goodness!

Scottish Office takes early registrations by storm!

In just 5 days since registrations opened, it seems Andy Till, our Scottish Office has been quick off the mark getting the news out that registrations for 2019 have opened.  With Scotland already registering ~800 Damboree-ers it's rather impressive, mostly from Aberdeen!We've even had registrations from our British Scouting Overseas colleagues, and possibly ScoutsNZ too! … Continue reading Scottish Office takes early registrations by storm!

2019 Damboree Registration Opens! Now with Added Cubs!

& The news some of you have been waiting for, which is registering your interest in Damboree 2019, as we move towards getting #everyoneintents.We'e hoping that the runaway success of 2018, with around 220 new Campsite permits for Beaver leader, will be built on as we bring new Beaver Leaders into the initiative, and embrace … Continue reading 2019 Damboree Registration Opens! Now with Added Cubs!

Damboree @ Reunion & AGM

I write this after a day that started anxiously for most of the Damboree Team, I am quite pooped, it has to be said John May had submitted a question to the Scout Association AGM which asked a question regarding building on the #crowdscouting success of Damboree, how can HQ support grass roots driven intiatives. … Continue reading Damboree @ Reunion & AGM

It’s the Final Badge Run, do do do do….doodle-oo do do

For those of us who remember Europe, and the Final Countdown the Damboree Team has now just given you a synth-earworm as we deliver this all important message. Anyone who is too young to remember The Final Countdown,  you need to Youtube it.... Anyhoo, we will say this only once, but thanks to the wonders … Continue reading It’s the Final Badge Run, do do do do….doodle-oo do do

Beaver Without Borders

Over the last 12 days I’ve had the honour of camping with Derwent and Dove scout District on our Sweden trip. This consisted of 39 scouts and explorers and 1 beaver scout. Please meet Matthew 😁 Both of Matthews parents are leaders and was on the camp. So the little brave man joined in 12 … Continue reading Beaver Without Borders

25th Halifax – Their Damboree Story

25th Halifax St. Marks Beavers is  currently only a small colony but still we had a fantastic Damboree. We did so many fun and exciting things at Bradley Wood Campsite,  such as canoeing, climbing, archery, circus skills, backwoods cooking and singing at the campfire circle. We are looking forward to our next outdoor adventure😃😃

The Eve of The Camp

No one would have believed in the years since twenty fifteen that Nights Away affairs where being watched by intelligences that inhabited the timeless worlds of Facebook. No one could have dreamed we were being scrutinized as someone with a microscope studies Beavers that swarm and multiply at the mention of mud. Few leaders even … Continue reading The Eve of The Camp