Occasionally, we would go on overnight trips to learn important survival skills such as sticking chocolate biscuits together with marshmallows, decorating bookmarks with pressed flowers and dancing to the soundtrack of Fame (possibly specific to our troup.)
And there were woggles. Oh Brownies and Guides, you taught me so much...
Today, in 1857, Scouting co-founder Robert Baden-Powell was born. Below are some images of Orcadian brownies, guides and scouts from the Orkney Photographic Archive. Click to enlarge.
|A dapper 1929 jamboree. Light neckerchiefs - Shetland and dark neckerchiefs - Orkney.|
|Orcadian Brownies and Guides meet up to celebrate centenary of Scouting Association co-founder Robert Baden-Powell.|