Chilly Challenge 2016


Chilly_Challenge_2016On Saturday 23rd of January 2016 to the Scouts took part in the Derbyshire Chilly Challenge as we have done for a number of years.  This involves spending a night under canvas in January.  The event is about the challenge of sleeping out in cold weather and the Scouts rose to it very well.  The event is annual and the Scouts get a bage to wear on the uniform when they complete it.
 
We chose to go to our local site Drum Hill, and where joind by other sections from around the county and from our district.  We went to the site in the day light to put the tents up and returned later in the evening at 20:00 for widegames and the sleepover.  The weather was more very wet than cold and our new event shelter leaked! All the same we coped and the Scouts went home the next day a bit muddy but un-bowed.  The event shelter went back to the shop ...