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Beavers: Walking in BP's Footsteps

posted 25 Mar 2011, 02:15 by Geoff Wilkinson   [ updated 21 Aug 2013, 15:10 by Stephen Harrison ]
The BP walk is a hike from Fourstones to Humshaugh (both near Hexham) tracing the route Baden Powell took on the first ever scout camp. We will reinact this event on Saturday 9th April. 

Beavers should meet at St Andrews Church at 10:00 or if you wish you can meet us at Fourstones at 10:45 and we will start walking at 11:00

Date: 9 April 2011
Meet: St. Andrews 10.00am or at Fourstones 10.45am
Return: 2.00pm @ St. Andrews

This is a popular event with Beavers, walking though the Northumbria country side to the cairn in the woods which marks the Lookwide camp site where we stop for a packed lunch, Scouts will renew there promise.

Beaver Scouts will receive a certificate name tap, BP badge & special Lookwide woggle & non members will receive a certificate for completing the walk. 

  • Beavers: £8, includes certificate, badge, travel and special woggle.
  • Non members: £6, includes certificate & travel.
If you wish to make your own way to Fourstones the Cost will be Scout members £3 this includes badges & certificate. Non members £1 this includes certificate only. Maps will be provided

Beavers please:
  • Wear full uniform & suitable clothing and footwear
  • Bring a packed lunch
Please book early to reserve your space on the minibus as seats are limited (first come first served)
by contacting Geoff ( or call me on 07903889073

Beaver Scoutings encourages young people to have fun and to make friends as they explore the world around them.  Visit our Beavers pages for more information