Scout jamboree a big success

PUBLISHED: 20:03 02 June 2014

Scouts Jamboree at Churchill Academy.

Scouts Jamboree at Churchill Academy.

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A WEEKEND of high-octane activities was enjoyed by hundreds of scouts over the bank holiday.

All sorts of events took place including kayaking, archery and shooting, with the scouts camping over at Churchill Academy school.

Mendip Snowsport Centre, based less than a mile away, also welcomed teenagers for skiing and snowboarding too.

Traditional camping activities also took place during Axe District Scouts’ largest-ever jamboree with 600 teenagers and leaders taking part in backwards cooking and campfires.

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