Scout, BB or Guide?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by longers, 13 Apr 2008.

  1. Cub/Scout?

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  2. Boys Brigade?

    1 vote(s)
  3. Brownie/Guide?

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  1. longers

    longers Veteran

    Were you a Scout, Boys Brigade or Guide?

    Learn anything?

    Anything interesting happen?
  2. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Boy scout. Camping with german guides who didn't shave their armpits. hummana hummana!!!!
  3. I was in the Cubs for a while, went to scouts later but learnt I didn't like it.
  4. col

    col Veteran

    The cubs in cyprus,best three years of my life,as a kid,camping,sports,swimming,in fact my brother and sister and i all got our bronze ,silver and gold medalians within a very short time,at the same time as each other.The open air cinema where we saw Ben hur for the first time,dodge city,the bondu,ah happy memories.
  5. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    I absolutely loved boy scouts... the camping, go-karting, abseiling, wide games, jamborees. It also where I had my first cigarette and drink.

    I also had quite a lot of responsiblity thrust on me from an early age as an Assistant Patrol Leader.
  6. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    No, no and no.:eek:
  7. I was thrown out of the only scout group in Malawi for swearing.
  8. col

    col Veteran

    Ah the yearly jamboree,great fun,and we all took it very seriously too,and i was a sixer in the cubs,i think?first a seconder then sixer if i remember rightly?
  9. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Don't you just! The proudest day of my life was reciting my scouts honour.

    I also won a cup for loyalty.
  10. OP

    longers Veteran

    Had my first proper kiss at a Jamboree in Nottingham.

    With a Guide not a Scout.

    Happy days :eek:.
  11. col

    col Veteran

    A mate and i dressed up as a red coat and had wooden horses,and did a bit of jumping around the stage to rolf harris two little boys song,sort of told the songs story in mime,great fun,and felt like real stars on the stage,it was always a great atmosphere,especaily the christmas do's.
  12. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Boy's Brigade - 1st Warley!

    Learned to play the bugle and drums (kettle and bass).
    Learned to love camping and the great outdoors.
    Plenty of various activities.
    And developed a dislike/mistrust of organised/state religion. Church parade and bible class were virtually compulsory.
  13. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    I was in the BB.
    I got groped by an older member (I beg your pardon) at camp. I left a bit sharpish after that. I still see the bloke about - he's married with a couple of kids now!
  14. summerdays

    summerdays Cycling in the sun Moderator

    Brownie and Guide, I leant some first aid, mucking around and camping. Even when I camp as an adult now there are a few rules I have retained from those camping days - neatly rolling up the doors etc, making the bedding area neat, and if having a picnic you must walk around the edge not the middle of the "table". However I have sucessfully forgotten all those rules relating to chemical toilets/pits. Lots of misbehaving on camps.
  15. Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    I was a seconder to Robert Gay (unfortunate surname) who was my sixer in the 4th Lewes, still remember with fondness a jamboree to Sheffield Park, where I was awarded a tent peg 'Cub Scout of the Jamboree' that was 1968 and I was 10. :sad: In the evenings there was a large indoor roller skate rink, by the end of the week I was pretty good!:eek:
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