Skills for Life

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Wintercamp 2023

Scouts and Explorers enjoy an action-packed winter-themed weekend indoors camp at Fordell Firs. Crateclimb, wall scramble, caving, zip line, archery, winter sports, a Yeti safari, winter movies, domino "avalanche" and even baking their own bread!

Our Scouts and Explorers have now completed four one-day Zodiac Camps

November, December, January and February - four nights camping frosty, sub-zero and in the snow. Winter camping at its best - and one more in March will take us to the Spring!

We had a great Christmas 2022!

Every Section had trips out, parties, activities, good turns and fundraising

Beaver & Cub Autumn Weekend: Pokemon Camp

Fordell Firs, November 2022


30 Beavers and Cubs took part in their annual Autumn Camp, indoors at Fordell Firs. A Pokemon theme this year, with lots of games and creative activities, plus card trading and a movie. The youngsters also took part in six Fordell Firs activity sessions - caves, Zip Line, Climbing, Challenge Course, Abseil and Archery - completely exhausting. A very busy weekend!

Explorers on the trail! Pentlands Expedition

Explorer Scouts completed a two-day overnight expedition in the Pentland Hills. Planned and organised by the young people, with an adult support team, the group completed the hike and a survey of the land use and features of the route.


The group overnighted at the Bonaly Scout Centre and the hiking was carried out in hot sunny weather.

Group Family Day at Fordell Firs

Return to school and the start of a new Scouting year was marked with our first-ever Family Day at Fordell Firs. 


Parents and youngsters had an opportunity to take part in some of the many activities available at the site - including archery, climbing, abseiling, crates, tomahawks, orienteering, tree climb and caving.



BASEcamp 3 at Fordell Firs

Our September BASEcamp weekend saw 32 young people taking part, from all Sections, including Beavers. The youngsters enjoyed an activities-led programme with eight Fordell and four Group-led sessions. 


In total, our three BASEcamp weekends have seen more than 100 young people and Leaders take part from all across the Group.

Water Activities Day Lochore Meadows

21 Scouts and Explorers kayaking and bell-boating on a very breezy but sunny Loch Ore. The sessions, including games and paddling round and to the island, were thoroughly enjoyed by the youngsters.


Provided by Rosyth District Scouts, we hope to have more sessions, and some training activities during next year’s season.

Return to Summer Camp

Brecon Beacons, Wales


35 Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders took part in this year's Summer Camp. Our first since 2019, our first time sleeping in camping "pods"and our first-ever visit to Wales!


It was a high-energy week with around 14 activity sessions - Raft-building, Kayaking, Giant Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs), Climbing, Caving, Hiking, Mission Impossible challenges, Backwoods activities, Tomahawk-throwing and Air rifle shooting - plus evening fun events. The hot and sunny weather gave the week an almost continental feel. A great return to our highlight activity.

Big Day Out for Beavers & Cubs

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Carrbridge


36 Beavers and Cubs, along with 10 Leaders, enjoyed an amazing and exhausting day out at this terrific adventure park in Carrbridge.


We were delighted when the sun came out for most of our six hours in the park, trying out the many attractions and of course, the shop. Giant foam footballs and plastic swords filled the coach on the way home!

Gibb Bugle Camping Competition

A team of six Scouts took part in the District's annual camping competition. It was our first time for quite a few years and we took part as a non-competing team in order to build up the confidence and skills of our young Troop. Lots of scouting skills - from tent pitching and pioneering to fire lighting and cooking.

Jamboree on the Trail for Beavers and Cubs

Thousands of Scouts around the world take part in this event on the same weekend - sharing the experience of being out "on the trail" in their local environment. 


Our Beavers and Cubs headed to Lochore Meadows Country park and hiked around the Loch.

Mowgli Shield skills competition for Cubs

Our two Cubs Packs entered teams into this annual test of Cub Scout skills and knowledge, against other Cub Pack from around Dunfermline District. Held at the Limekilns Scout HQ on the banks of the River Forth.


We were the holders of the title (for five of the last six years) but we were not able to retain it this year.

BASEcamp 2 at Fordell Firs

Our second weekend of camping at Fordell Firs, with around 30 young people taking part in lots of activities, including wide games, team building, camping skills, shelters and lightweight cooking, making a 3-minute movie, land yachts.


The Scouts completed a day hike and expedition to Aberdour.

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