Camp @ Home

COVID-19 may have changed the way we do things in everyday life, but it won’t stop us Scouts camping!

Here in Blackpool, we’re taking a leaf out of Northumberland Scouts’s book and organising a month-long Virtual Camp across April (between 01/04/20 – 30/04/20).

Get involved! All young people, leaders, parents and volunteers can take up the challenge to #CampAtHome and keep camping virtually.

If you have any questions please let us know: comms@blackpoolscouts.org.uk

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Pack a night away bag
  • Build a den at home / pitch a tent in the garden/ hang up a hammock etc.
  • Sleep in your shelter of choice
  • Build a ‘campfire’ (real or virtual)
  • Take part in a Scouting activity
  • Help with cooking a meal

Each night you participate share a photo, video, blog etc. to our social media and forum with: #CampAtHome. Remember to tell us what group you’re from!

– Facebook: Blackpool Scouts

– Twitter: @blackpoolscouts

– Instagram: @blackpoolscouts

Don’t forget to share with your leaders and friends to show that although we can’t meet Face to Face, Scouting doesn’t stop!

Badges & Certificates

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). Meaning you could get up to an extra 30 Nights Away if you take on the full challenge!

Everyone who participates will also get a Virtual Certificate for joining in, we will also be awarding special Certificate for those that manage the full month.