1st Linslade Scouts meet Bear Grylls – Chief Scout









Some of our “big achievers” were rewarded with the opportunity to attend the County Land & Water Activity Day at Luton Hoo on Saturday. They were lucky enough to meet the Chief Scout – Bear Grylls on a very wet and windy day, as part of his whistle stop “Bear in the Air” tour of the Eastern Region. The weather meant Bear was in car rather than the air, as the helicopter was grounded – which shortened his time at the event, however all participants got to see him. The Scouts took part in a number of land activities, fun and games, fire lighting, followed by some time on the water sailing and canoeing.

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Scouts Paddle the Grand Union

Following a six week kayaking training course at Willen lake run by our leaders last term, eight Linslade Scouts extended their skills in open canoes on the Grand Union Canal. The trip last Saturday covered 5 miles of paddling with a bacon roll cook up at lunchtime. For most, this was their first experience in open canoes, and all paddlers did very well.


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