Honiton: All aboard for Brownsea Island

YOUNG members of 1st Honiton Scout Group have been treated to a trip to Brownsea Island. Eight Beavers, one Cub and one Scout enjoyed the day trip, visiting the Lord Baden Powell statue on the quay at Poole before taking a ferry to the island.

YOUNG members of 1st Honiton Scout Group have been treated to a trip to Brownsea Island.

Eight Beavers, one Cub and one Scout enjoyed the day trip, visiting the Lord Baden Powell statue on the quay at Poole before taking a ferry to the island.

Luca Gard was invested by a landmark stone on the island, a ceremony witnessed by Explorers from across the South West who were camping on Brownsea.

Helen Turner, of Honiton's Leonard Beaver Colony, said: "We shared our day on the island with the 3rd Poole Sea Scout Beavers.


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"All the Beavers were adopted by the Explorers for the day and they had lots of tasks to do.

"They all had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed themselves as well as making lots of new friends.

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