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April 6 @ 7:30 pm - April 8 @ 3:30 pm£35 – £40
Badge Weekend 6th/8th April Cranham indoors, catering provided. Choose ONE badge:
1. Geocaching Badge: Use GPS and learn about this exciting new sport. £35
2. Electronics Badge: Are you s bright spark? Create clever systems and circuits that support our modern lives. £40
3. Naturalist: We rely on the natural world for our very survival. This badge will demonstrate your impact and role in preserving it. £35
Badge Weekend 17
The weekend at Cranham saw 28 Scouts and Explorers taking part in one badge:
Electronics We had fourteen Scouts covering the full age range. Some had some experience of Electronics and some were complete novices. By the end of the weekend they had all learnt a lot about the theory and practice of this exciting hobby, which some of us turn into a career! They all built beat the buzzer games, automatic nightlights and flashing guy rope indicators from basic components. After a small amount of fault finding they all worked. We had no accidents with soldering irons this year so well done everybody.
Geocaching Badge Weekend At the last two County Badge Weekends at Cranham, those taking part in the Geocaching Badge have released a travel bug and a Scouting Geocoin. As of 18th April 2017, the Travel Bug with Woggle, Released 2 April 2016 has traveled 14,324.9 miles including a short holiday in South Africa to watch this use the code TB6RCBA on the geocaching.com website. The Scouting Geocoin, for the 2017 badge course, was released on the 5th of March. TB5412F has travelled 114.6 Miles. Including the Avening area, Gloucester and then to the Clevedon and Nailsea area.
Mechanics Ant Hall and his team has the Scouts servicing his car, changing wheels and looking at parts of engines.
Luckily the weather was perfect for the weekend and everyone enjoyed themselves and gained a badge.