Gilwell 24 2017

Gilwell 24 is a unique event starting at 9am on the Saturday Morning and ending 24 hours later at 9am on the Sunday. During the 24 hours there are non-stop activities including; Climbing, Discos, a Ninja Warrior course, Zip Lines, 3G Swing…. the list goes on and on… While at Gilwell, I helped out the ...

Kandersteg 2015

Kandersteg 2015
During the Summer of 2015, 4th Golcar returned to Kandersteg International Scout Centre (KISC) for 10 amazing days full of fun and adventure. I worked on creating media content during the event which included both photography, video and even a radio interview. Together with a few other leaders we captured the event with the help ...

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 ...

Photography not allowed! Due to Safeguarding? 2

Well, it’s a discussion that appears almost weekly, and it’s one myth that most definitely needs challenging. “You can’t take photos of young people.” “Photos of Scouts can’t be posted online!” “You can’t publish an individual photo of a young person.” “P.O.R. says no photos” They are all comments that I have seen thrown about ...

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!