Gun Carriage

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Description

Break down a gun carriage, carry the separate parts over inhospitable terrain (or a muddy field), and put the carriage back together again.

Based on events at the seige of Ladysmith in 1899 and still seen at military tattoos.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/our-organisation/where-we-are/training-establishments/hms-temeraire/rn-field-gun

Can be done at Rough Close camp site, Coventry.

Resources

Gun carriages

Instructions

Split beavers/cubs/scouts into team, one group per carriage. Each team has to dismantle the gun carriage, carry the seperate parts

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  • Gun Carriage

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  • Adventure - Adventurous activity
  • Adventure - Outdoor activity
  • Teamwork - Challenge