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I’m a survivor, guide me out of here!

In July Guides from 1st Musselburgh Guides took part in a unit camp at Fordell Firs in Fife. 

Their new tents were bought from money donated by the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.  The Guides came first last year in a public vote in store for camping & sports equipment.  Part of the trip was also funded from being,  CO-OP Musselburgh,  charity of month. Thank you to Wilson’s in Musselburgh who gave a great discount on our fruit, veg and eggs.

The theme of the camp was I’m a Survivor Guide Me Out of Here. 

The challenges included bush tucker trials including worms in dirt (chocolate mousse and jelly worms) and a very realistic looking dog food (lime jelly set with pieces of mars bar in it).

We learned survival skills, water safety and cooked on open fires for the 5 nights.


Highlights included a morning at Loch Ore doing bell boating, a trip around Dunfermline and a water fight with water balls in the paddling pool. We were very lucky with fantastic weather. 


Scouts camping on the site swapped all our duplicate badges so lots of sewing required for camp blankets.

The girls can’t wait to use our new tents again.

Posted 203 weeks ago