Scouts up to the challenge

PUBLISHED: 16:28 01 June 2006 | UPDATED: 13:30 04 May 2010

AIMING HIGH: Ely Explorer Scouts Kevin, Lewis, Alex and Tom try their hand at rope climbing. 
Photos: HELEN DRAKE 1181

AIMING HIGH: Ely Explorer Scouts Kevin, Lewis, Alex and Tom try their hand at rope climbing. Photos: HELEN DRAKE 1181

SCOUTS from across the county descended on the Mepal Outdoor Centre for a 24-hour outdoor challenge last month. More than 200 scouts took part in archery, shooting, climbing, sailing and raft-building over the weekend, which saw teams of four take part in

ON THEIR BIKES: The First Burwell Scouts, below, all set for mountain  biking.  
Photos: HELEN DRAKE 1186

SCOUTS from across the county descended on the Mepal Outdoor Centre for a 24-hour outdoor challenge last month.

More than 200 scouts took part in archery, shooting, climbing, sailing and raft-building over the weekend, which saw teams of four take part in seven of the activities on offer over a 24-hour period.

Chris Ward, of Cambridgeshire scouts, said: "The scouts are proud of their achievements during the weekend - 24 hours in Mepal was a real adventure and a good test of teamwork.

"They did well and it was great fun.

ON THEIR BIKES: The First Burwell Scouts, below, all set for mountain  biking.  
Photos: HELEN DRAKE 1186


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