The 20th Finchley Jewish scout group took advantage of the opening up of restrictions – where youth groups are allowed to meet socially distanced to arrange an orienteering activity in Golders Hill Park. The leaders very carefully planned the event to be socially distanced, and each of the sections of the scout group – beavers (children aged 6-8), cubs (children aged 8-10) and scouts (children 10-14) had their own time slot – so as not to co- incide with the other age groups. It was great to see the natural world right in the heart of Golders Green.
The children were each given their own maps – and went around the park using the map working out where the 12 points they had to find were. Some were hidden – some were on buildings, and others were beside lakes. The weather was kind and the sun shone almost all of the day – making it a very enjoyable day for the children and leaders who went with them.
The children said that they really enjoyed it. A leader said it was very nice to see them finally being able to go out and start bringing the group together, as the focus for Scouting in 2021 is to get as many people and groups together, to welcome everyone back, and bring in new leaders and adult volunteers, whilst ensuring that the young people have a great and challenging programme.
A selection of pictures are below – please contact us for further details (all with photo permission)
Yours in scouting