Visit Scout Museum

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Description

Visit the Scout Museum at Youlbury Scout Activity Centre, Oxford

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Instructions

As it says. Normally open on Saturday mornings only. Other times by arrangement with Curator including evenings. More than 3000 badges, old uniforms, quizzes, kudu horn, and really enthusiastic staff. Has been used just for evening visits of an hour or on camp to fill up 20 minute slot. Also, if children well behaved, will allow them into museum by themselves during your camp whilst you prepare dinner, etc. Displays on Jamboree too. Sometime offer morse code and sempahore activities. Have the largest stock of Gang Show memorabilia known. All staff are part of their own SAS Unit and still actively involved (with many years experience) so know a lot about the Movement. Incorporate with weekend of camping to sign lots of badgework off!

Tags

  • adventure
  • Baden-Powell
  • Badges
  • History of scouting
  • Instruments
  • international Scouting
  • morse code
  • museum
  • place of interest
  • semaphore
  • Tradition
  • visit
  • visit place of interest

Badge Links

  • Adventure - [NONE]
  • Communicator - Code
  • Communicator - Morse Code
  • Communicator - Procedure
  • Communicator - Send/Receive
  • Creative - Instrument
  • Global - International scouting
  • Global - Investigate
  • Global - Tradition
  • Heritage - Study
  • Outdoor - Visit