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Posted: 18th September 2020

Bravo Two Zero!

Our Bravo youth club is gearing up preparations to re-start and we're looking for new members!  Like many of our youth services, Bravo group meetings in Dagenham were suspended at the start of the national lockdown in March, and although we've had a very busy summer, with virtual meetings ever ...

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Posted: 4th September 2020

Stubbers 2020 review part five

Our week at Stubbers ended in the sunshine, although a drop of rain threatened to disrupt our plans in the afternoon. As is usually the case on the Friday, we stayed out of the water and focussed instead on dry land, which came as a welcome relief to some of us! It was all about a steady hand an ...

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Posted: 4th September 2020

The case of the Haunted Lake

Earlier in the summer, we featured a terrific story about the very clever pupils at the St Nicholas School for Magical Children, by Evie, one of our Alpha Club members. Well, she's written another adventure, involving those very clever children and we're delighted to showcase her talent.  ...

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Posted: 3rd September 2020

Stubbers 2020 review part four

Thursday was what we refer to as a wet day at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Essex.  Which means that we spent most of the day on the lake, and it was raining for much of the day as well, so we were getting wet either way. Just as well really, because the bell boating, canoeing and paddle boa ...

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Posted: 2nd September 2020

Stubbers 2020 review part two

Tuesday dawned and we were anxiously checking the weather forecast.  Having said that, the slight drizzle throughout the morning didn't matter too much because much of our activity was based on the enormous Russells Lake at Stubbers Adventure Centre. There was a mammoth session of kayaking, ...

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Posted: 2nd September 2020

Stubbers 2020 review part three

We were back on the lake on Wednersday afternoon, after a morning of creeping around in the woods, otherwise known as bushcraft, commando camp and orienteering.  Fortuntely, the weather was dry so we didn't have to worry about getting too dirty as we attempted our 10,000 steps for the third da ...

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