Winter Camp – Hawkhirst 1

Winter Camp - Hawkhirst
Scout Adventures runs Winter Camp at two locations, Gilwell Park and Hawkhirst. Over the last two years, I’ve been a volunteer on the communications and content┬áteam at Hawkhirst, trying to capture the fun and adventure in a very cold Northumberland. We’ve been very lucky over the last two years, both year’s we’ve had Snow! 2015 ...

A Great Big Weekend of Fun and Adventure!

A Great Big Weekend of Fun and Adventure!
The first bank holiday in May saw over 6000 Scouts from across the North come together in Harrogate for West Yorkshire Scouts – The Big Camp 2015. As a member of the media team, here’s just a few of my favourite photos that I took that weekend. To view my full collection, please visit my ...

First attempt at wire wool photography!

First attempt at wire wool photography!
This was my first evening of wire wool photography!

Early Morning Sun

Early Morning Sun
This was taken one Sunday morning while camping with the Scouts in October 2012.

The World in a Field

The World in a Field
A World Scout Jamboree. A place of respect, friendship, team work, beliefs, different cultures and most of all – ┬ápeace. Together we can all aim for World Peace!

Paralympic London

Paralympic London
This photo was taken during the Paralympic Games in September 2012. We were in London for Gilwell Reunion 2012, at Gilwell Park, Chingford, and we decided to have a tour around the key landmarks. This happened to include a cycle ride on a Boris Bike!

Marsden Moor after a snow fall

Marsden Moor after a snow fall
I ended up getting wet feet to get this photo, thanks to the snow for covering up the drainage ditch at the side of the road! This photo was taken in December 2011.

High Ropes!

High Ropes!
This photo was taken in 2010 in Kandersteg, Switzerland during our ‘trip of a lifetime’, to Kandersteg International Scout Centre. It’s another of my favourite photos from the trip, this took a couple of attempts to get focused correctly, but I think it’s just about there!

Smugmug did not just provide us with a free account, they invested in the future of our young people!

Smugmug did not just provide us with a free account, they invested in the future of our young people!
For those of you who have never heard of Smugmug, they are a family run company based in Silicone Valley, California and they specialise in providing a one stop shop for Photographers to sell their prints and to make running their photography businesses easier. Way back in 2010 (actually it’s not all that long ago) ...

Sunrise Ceremony!

Sunrise Ceremony!
This is one of the most memorable moments for me from the 21st World Scout Jamboree, held in Chelmsford, UK, during Scouting’s Centenary in 2007. 40,000 Scouts from around the world gathered together for a live link up to Brownsea Island, Poole, Dorset, UK, where the then Chief Scout, Peter Duncan, led the mass promise ...