23 Apr


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By taking part in this each Young Person who takes part will be entitled to 1 Night Away for each night they participate (as long as they aren’t sleeping in their bed). To qualify for a night away each young person must:

o Pack a bag – what needed for that nights sleep.

o Pitch a tent or just sleep under the stars in your garden / build a den at home (whatever you can do).

o Sleep in your shelter of choice.

o Build a virtual ‘campfire’.

o Take part in a “Scouty activity” – lots of activities from 5 minutes to 2 hours are covered in the “Great Indoors” on the Scout Association web site – https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/ .

o Help with cooking a meal.

Take a photo and share with your young person’s section leader to claim a night away.

There is nothing wrong with parents joining in as well and experience looking up at the stars in the night

and hearing the dawn chorus from a completely new perspective.

Please ensure that every thing is carried out safely.

World Record attempt – 30th April 2020.

Co-ordinated by Northumberland Scouts, #CampAtHome on 30th April 2020, and with enough participants we could get a World Record.