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Bitter Sweet Celebrations

What better way to celebrate Scouter Cynthia’s birthday then by taking the whole 1st Elgin BPSA Scouting group to Park and Bowl for a night of glow bowling.   Sadly however this day also marks Kierran’s last day with the group as he has to return to England and rejoin up with his BPSA group their.  …

Cooking Challenge

Each year our patrols are given a budget. With that budget they must purchase enough food to feed 6 people a three course meal.  The theme this year was passports from around the world. The patrols choose a Country at random and their meal had to be themed to that Country. The meals were fantastic, …

spaghetti dinner funbdraiser

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

We had a fantastic night. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our group.  We couldn’t have these great events for the youth without your help.

Nerf Night

After planning and executing a great camp, our Explorers & Sr. Explorers were looking for a way to relax before the next adventures needed to be planned. What a better way, then to have a Nerf Night
Winter Camp 2019

All Section Winter Camp 2019

This year the entire 1st Elgin Scouting group headed out to E.M Warwick for our 1st All Sections winter camp.  Hiking, Geocaching, Pop Can Stoves, Camp Fires, Games, Movies and more kept our entire group very busy over the weekend  

Sr. Explorers Winter Camp 2019

With a High of -8 and a low of -18, our Sr. Explorers took on their winter camp adventures. Spirits were high, despite freezing finger tips playing the guitar camp fire side, started the weekend off to a fantastic start. Thank you Scouter Ed for the use of the property, they cabin was a nice …

Don’t let the Spirit Die

Yes, it may have been November 1st. But our 1st Elgin BPSA group were still in the Halloween spirit.  We spent a night dressed up in costume, with music, goodies and Halloween games

Blindfolded Tent Setup Challenge

Our Explorers took on the blindfolded tent challenge this past week.  Working in patrols, only one member of the patrol could see, while the rest were blindfolded. The non-blindfolded explorer could give instructions, but not touch any of the gear or other patrol members.  And 14 minutes later, a tent was set up!

Fall Camping in a Hail Storm

So what do BPSA Explorers do at camp when it gets windy, temperatures start to drop, and hail starts flying….Well our BPSA explorers just built the fire bigger to keep enjoying the camp.  

What do BPSA Explorers Do?

What do BPSA Explorers do? Well among many adventures and activities. Camping is one of our groups favorite activities.  However a fun and safe camp takes a lot of planning and prep work.  Our Sr. Explorers spent the last two weeks working with our Explorers, demonstrating what gear to bring, good packing techniques. Along with …