Scouting heritage activities

Den building activities, 50 things

Based on Lord Baden-Powell's experimental camp of 1907, these activities will help you to learn more about the origins of Scouting and Girl Guiding on Brownsea Island. All of these activities last for 1.5 hours and cost £4.40 per person.

Outdoor Adventure

Take on challenges and activites from the 1907 camp, this activity is regularly refreshed to include new challenges.

Outdoor Detectives

A fun, interactive session of games used by Baden-Powell in 1907. How well do you notice things in our environment? Will you be able to lay and follow a trail using traditional scout signs?

Survival Challenge

Each patrol in 1907 was challenged to build a piquet camp of their own. Put your skills to the test and learn more about BP's camp as you create and build your own camp in the woods.