International Friends

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Going to Norway for the world’s northernmost jamboree with a knee injury was not what I had intended after eight months of hard work fundraising and preparation. But, I was grateful that I was still able to go with the Mersey Weaver District contingent and promised to make the best of it. I knew the […]

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Nord Spring Preparation Camp

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Last Friday, the Nord contingent went to Great Tower in the Lake District. It took 2 and a half hours to get there and when we arrived we began to set up camp. Once all the tents were up, we split up into patrols and started to make dinner. We made Bolognese with swiss roll afterwards. Then we […]

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Our fantastic first aid day.

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NORD 2017 First Aid Training. Ever since me and other scouts and explorers have been given the chance to go to the Nord 2017 jamboree, we have all been ecstatic in preparation for the once in a lifetime experience to travel to the Arctic Circle. Over the weekend of 7th-8th January, some of our contingent […]

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Nord Winter Preparation Camp

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Just before Christmas the Mersey Weaver NORD contingent went to Clogwyn activity Centre in Wales. On Friday we met in Frodsham, the mini bus was finally loaded and we were off on our first weekend away together! On our first night we ate pasta, enjoyed playing on the climbing wall and taking part in quizzes […]

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Nord Radio Stars

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Nord Radio Stars Having been chosen as one of the 29 Mersey Weaver Scouts to go to Norway in July 2017 the hard work of plans and fundraising began right away. I was one of a group of Scouts who was interviewed live on radio to tell people about our exciting expedition to Bodo and […]

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Nord 2017 – What the Experience Means to Me

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The Task Ahead At first, the idea of raising £33,000 in nine months seemed impossible; but after a couple of weeks of brainstorming ideas for fundraisers, grants, and sponsorships, the impossible suddenly became very possible. While parents and leaders aren’t scared to get involved in fundraising events, much of the work will fall on the shoulders […]

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