Gilwell Day 1: We made it – woohoo!

October 12, 2015 at 20:11 9 comments

Bags were unpacked and door signs made and we were off to embrace our first full day of activities. There was a countryside chill in the air, but we didn’t care – the sun was out, we’re with our friends experiencing new things…. high in the sky on the 3G swing. Bullseye! in Archery. Areoball action. Campfire cooking -building a fire and making our own French toast and toasting marshmallows of course! Crate stacking – how high can you go before you fall? 24 apparently… the shear face of rock climbing – eek! DT with Jenny and helping out in our two lodges – Jack Petchy and Peter Harrison. Thankfully the adults are only cooking us breakfast this year, so we enjoyed our first tasty meal in the grand old house of Gilwell. As I type the campfire with Mary leading the singing no doubt, is in full swing. Go well and safely! until tomorrow……

technical hitch! Apologies! we genuinely have lots of great photos of the lovely year 6 enjoying themselves. However, currently the photos won’t upload themselves. Please watch this space and hopefully they will follow….

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Parents Eid Lunch Greetings from Gilwell.

9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Nanu  |  October 13, 2015 at 00:39

    Hi Waseemah and friends. Hope you all enjoyed your first day away and did not feel too homesick.
    Enjoy the remaining days.
    We miss you already.
    -Dad, Mum and Ishaaq

  • 2. alinaveed2005  |  October 13, 2015 at 01:13

    Great ! All be safe and enjoy !

    • 3. alinaveed2005  |  October 13, 2015 at 01:14

      We are eagerly waiting for the pictures! Ali’s Mum

  • 4. alinaveed2005  |  October 13, 2015 at 08:55

    Good Morning Ali and yr 6. Hope you all had a comfortable sleep at night. Ali I hope you are felling better now look after your self and your friends. Have a great 2nd day of your trip.. 😊 Love from Mama, Baba and your annoying Nawfal 😉

  • 5. benjonson  |  October 13, 2015 at 09:08

    Hi Gilwellers!

    Seems like you’re having an action packed start!
    If you e-mail the pictures to me I can see if I can upload these for you.

    • 6. benjonson  |  October 13, 2015 at 14:21

      thanks jan, I’ve just sent you an email to see if you can save the day!

  • 7. Naz  |  October 13, 2015 at 14:04

    To Mysha and friends. Enjoy your trip. Miss you loads Mysha!!! Aunty Michelle says “myshee come back” xxx Have a wonderful birthday!!!!!

  • 8. Jannath  |  October 13, 2015 at 17:01

    Hi Samiya in Med hope you have a nice time oh and by the way Yusef misses you!!!

  • 9. Milly  |  October 13, 2015 at 17:49

    Hello Farhana, Inshallah u n all ur friends r having a fantastic time n not driving Amina, Helen, Alex, Mary n all da staff crazy, b good n stay safe,
    Missing you loads, take care lots of luv n dua mum dad bhaiya Enaeth n baby Imtiaz xxxx
    More pic please cnt wait till Thursday to
    to c u.


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