Duke of Edinburgh Update

Report from Mrs King

Nineteen pupils completed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh practice walk in the Pentland Hills in Edinburgh on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd October. They camped in the scout camp at Bonally with many other groups of young people. The weather was terrific during the day but the temperature dropped considerably during the night.

The pupils will be going to the Campsie Hills this week for their assessed walk and will spend the next 6 months working on the other three sections of the award.

Read the thoughts of the weary-footed warriors of the hills on their practice walk by clicking on Replies below.

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8 thoughts on “Duke of Edinburgh Update

  1. I had a really good time at The Duke of Edinburgh Expedition. Its a good team working thing to do and its a whole new challenge, especially for me! Would highly recommend to do so!

  2. I had a great time at Duke of Edinburgh. It was a good experience and something I have never did before.

  3. It was one of the hardest experiences i’ve done although it was great. it was a change from what ive done before.

  4. Brilliant experience, highlight was the badgers attacking my friends tent lol. Never been so tired in my life.

  5. The walk was very challenging but overall I had a great time. We had a fab time making all our tasty food and having some freedom at the end of the night to play cards and relax. The instructors helped us a lot and we can now take what they said on board for our assessment next week. 🙂

  6. My shoulders ache, but overall the experience was amazing! Our dinner was definitely the highlight: chicken bhuna in the wild!!

  7. had a great experiance! can’t wait for next week to do it all over again!The badger attack was the highlight! brilliant morning fried bacon was brilliant.

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