Exciting news, Damboree is partnering with Scout Radio over Focus Weekend (21st-23rd June) to bring you closer together and share your adventures on-air. With close to 40 events, and around 2000 participants camping that weekend.
East Cornwall District held their very first Damboree a few weeks ago at Nine Ashes Scout Activity Centre with almost 90 Beavers present. Sadly, the original camp that was planned for September 2018 had to be postponed due to a horrid storm on the camp date that swept in across the South West on the Damboree weekend uprooting trees and causing flooding.
Typical, thanks Mother Nature! We just had to put the Beavers safety first and move the date to early spring.
It had occured to myself and Badger that we were getting a number of queries about what Damboree is, why we exist and most importantly what’s the point?
We’ve had the exciting news from our badge partner, Karuna Badges that the first batches of badge orders are beginning to ship. Karuna even supplied us with a carefully staged photographic proof of envelopes, badges, and everything. So far nearly 500 Silver Mentor and Blue Beaver badges have been ordered, as Damboree event organisers spanning … Read more