Venue: The Cedars, Marston Tussell
Date: 24th to 26th of June
Winning Patrol: 1st Great Glen Merlin: Eleanor Salter PL, Molly Parkinson, Katie Tincello, Brianna Farhand, Beth McIntyre, Sabrina Shaunek, Billie Hemmingray, Alice Cook.
2nd Place: 1st Foxton Cobra Patrol
3rd Place:1st Kibworth Wolf Patrol
Shield Presented By: Eric Gamble, the District Commissioner
Judges: Eric Gamble (DC), Steve Cole (DDC & DCC), Terry Aucott (DESC), Gerard Brooks (ADC). Mark Turner (District Chairman) Alan Greenwood (County Skills Adviser) and Ben Reed (ADC Scouts)
Organising Team: Mark Turner, Ben Reed
Weather: Dry and sunny
Site conditions: Old “ridge & furrow” paddock
Judges’ comments: A hot weekend on a good site lent itself to a very close competition. The standards were high , but food storage particularly in cool boxes and site tidiness due to the “heat induced laziness” were the main issues for losing points.
Activities: Bases including Compasswork,Campcraft & Pioneering and a Wide game where the patrol had to release their Leader