Resources

Resources

Below is a list of resources that you may come across during Blackdown’s Camp at Home

Beaver Activities Cub Activities Scout & Explorer Activities
Bug Hotel
Old wooden pallets
Strips of wood
Straw
Moss
Dry leaves
Woodchips
Old terracotta pots
Old roofing tiles
Logs and twigs
Rotting wood
Spare rolls of turf
Dry leaves
Bark
Hollow plant stems
Straw and hay
Bamboo canes

Spaghetti Pioneers
Raw spaghetti
Marshmallows/apple, pear, banana or orange pieces
Tape measure/ruler
Timing device (watch, mobile phone etc)
Pencils, pens and paper
Camera

Faroese Cake
Small Mixing Bowl
Small electric whisk/hand whisk
Rolling Pin
Grater
Small Sharp Knife
1 x Pastry Brush
2 x Tablespoon or Dessert Spoons
Chopping Board
Round Plates
Water
Small Knife

Ingredients:
1x Large Sponge Flan Case
1 x 500 g Golden Marzipan
300g Double Cream (ready to use)
6 x Crunchie Bars
1 x Medium bar of chocolate to grate
Small amount of Icing Sugar

A Pebble to Remember
Paint
Paint brushes
Access to water
Pens or pencils
Stones or pebbles
Paint pots
Tables (optional)
Chairs (optional)
Thick card
Tie 3 Knots
Rope of different diameters
Something to tie around (Post, log, chair leg etc)

Let the Dice Decide
Dice
Open Space

Cake in a Mug
1 free-range egg
3 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon Self Raising Flour
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
25 grams chocolate
5 marshmallow

Scrambled Egg
3 free-range Eggs
Splash of Milk
2 tsp Butter
Salt (Optional)

Learn How To Wash Up
Sink
Dishcloths, scrubbers, sponges
Dish rack
Dish soap
Hot water
Tea Towel

Light Painting
Smart Phone (With long exposure app, eg Light Painting)
Light Source – Glow Sticks

Paper Lanterns
Assorted scrap paper
Cardboard
Clear sticky tape
Coloured paper
Colouring pencils
Pencils
Pens
Ruler
Felt tip pens
Glitter
Glue
Stiff paper/thin card per person (preferably red)
Sticky paper shapes etc to decorate (if desired)

Garden Poppy
Clean Bottle
Scissors
Permanent Marker
Red Paint
Green Flower Stick
Glue Gun
Black Plastic Bag
Green Tape / Paper
Points On A Compass
Pencil
Paper
Map
Compass

Lego –  Fleur De Lis:
Lego
Outdoor area or selection of natural materials
Print out of World Scout Emblem

Coloured Flowers:
Water
Cup / Jar
Food Colouring
White Flowers

Cookie Cutter Bird Feeder
Lard
Cereal or bird seed
Cookie cutters
String
A fridge

Friendship Bracelets:
Wool in different colours, you will need 7 strands of approximately 50cm
A piece of cardboard (we used a tin can to measure out the circle)
Ruler, pencil and scissors for making the disc

Spaghetti Pioneers:
Raw spaghetti
Marshmallows/apple, pear, banana or orange pieces
Tape measure/ruler
Timing device (watch, mobile phone etc)
Pencils, pens and paper
Camera

Garden Poppy
Clean Bottle
Scissors
Permanent Marker
Red Paint
Green Flower Stick
Glue Gun
Black Plastic Bag
Green Tape / Paper

Faroese Cake:
Small Mixing Bowl
Small electric whisk/hand whisk
Rolling Pin
Grater
Small Sharp Knife
1 x Pastry Brush
2 x Tablespoon or Dessert Spoons
Chopping Board
Round Plates
Water
Small Knife

Ingredients:
1x Large Sponge Flan Case
1 x 500 g Golden Marzipan
300g Double Cream (ready to use)
6 x Crunchie Bars
1 x Medium bar of chocolate to grate
Small amount of Icing Sugar

A Pebble To Remember:
Paint
Paint brushes
Access to water
Pens or pencils
Stones or pebbles
Paint pots
Tables (optional)
Chairs (optional)
Thick card

Tie 3 Knots:
Rope of different diameters
Something to tie around (Post, log, chair leg etc)

Cake in a mug:
1 free-range egg
3 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon Self Raising Flour
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
25 grams chocolate
5 mini marshmallows

Scrambled Egg:
Ingredients:
3 free-range Eggs
Splash of Milk
2 tsp Butter
Salt (Optional)

Light Painting:
Smart Phone (With long exposure app, eg Light Painting)
Light Source- Glow Sticks

Garden Poppy:
Clean Bottle
Scissors
Permanent Marker
Red Paint
Green Flower Stick
Glue Gun
Black Plastic Bag
Green Tape / Paper

A Flair For Hot Air:
Sticky tape
Cardboard tubes
Black bin bags (preferably biodegradable)
Hairdryer

Crystal Creations:
Access to water
Kitchen scales
Spoons
Food colouring
Scissors
Heat resistant jugs
Magnifying glass (optional)
Epsom salt
Caster sugar
White plates
Penny
Trays

Check Your Bike:
Bike

Mud, Glorious Mud:
Something to protect surfaces (for example, newspaper or tablecloths)
Soft-bristle brush
Soft cloth
Proofer
Footwear Cleaning Gel (optional)

To Foldly Go:
Scissors
Camera or phone
Coloured pens or pencils
Sheets of paper, at least 15cm square
Crack the Code:
Paper
Pencil
Rubber
Pen

Mini Golf Course:
Golf ball
Recycling
Objects to make great obstacles!

Starry night:
Paints
Pencil
Canvas / Paper / Card
Float Your Boat:
Recycling supplies or whatever you have lying around.
Duct tape
Sellotape
Baking paper
PVA glue would also be very useful but you can do it without

Mini Golf Course:
Golf ball
Recycling
Objects to make great obstacles!

Faroese Cake
Small Mixing Bowl
Small electric whisk/hand whisk
Rolling Pin
Grater
Small Sharp Knife
1 x Pastry Brush
2 x Tablespoon or Dessert Spoons
Chopping Board
Round Plates
Water
Small Knife

Ingredients:
1x Large Sponge Flan Case
1 x 500 g Golden Marzipan
300g Double Cream (ready to use)
6 x Crunchie Bars
1 x Medium bar of chocolate to grate
Small amount of Icing Sugar

A Flair For Hot Air:
Sticky tape
Cardboard tubes
Black bin bags (preferably biodegradable)
Hairdryer

Bake Off:
hand mixer (rotary beaters) (non-electric)
flour sifter
dough mixer
recipe and prepared mix for the same item
baking pans
kitchen facility with oven and sink, microwave, convection oven

Mud, Glorious Mud:
Something to protect surfaces (for example, newspaper or tablecloths)
Soft-bristle brush
Soft cloth
Proofer
Footwear Cleaning Gel (optional)

Points On A Compass
Pencil
Paper
Map
Compass

To Foldly Go:
Scissors
Camera or phone
Coloured pens or pencils
Sheets of paper, at least 15cm square
Crack the Code:
Paper
Pencil
Rubber
Pen

Spaghetti Pioneers
Raw spaghetti
Marshmallows/apple, pear, banana or orange pieces
Tape measure/ruler
Timing device (watch, mobile phone etc)
Pencils, pens and paper
Camera

Butcher, Baker, Bath Bomb Maker:
Access to water
Kitchen scales
Mixing bowls
Cups or beakers
Whisks
Measuring spoons
Bath bomb moulds like empty yoghurt pots, ice cube trays or leftover Easter egg packaging

Chocolate Orange Cake:
Cake Mix
Orange
Spoon
Knife
Aluminium foil
Campfire / Coals / Oven

Pit Stop Practice:
Wheel wrench
Vehicle jack
Replacement wheel
Access to a car (with the correct manual)

Condensation Station:
Clean, empty plastic bottle (two litres)
Matches
Access to water

Clean Screen Machine:
Access to water
Windscreen wash
Funnel
Access to a car (with the correct manual)

Time To Shine:
Screwdrivers
Replacement bulb(s)
Access to a car (with the correct manual)

Its Knot You Its Me:
Device to show photos, videos, or slides
Scrap paper
Coloured pens or pencils
Rope

Crystal Creations:
Access to water
Kitchen scales
Spoons
Food colouring
Scissors
Heat resistant jugs
Magnifying glass (optional)
Epsom salt
Caster sugar
White plates
Penny
Trays

Playing To The Gallery:
Camera or phone
A way to print photographs
Photo displays fixtures (e.g. sticky tack, string)

Waterproof Matches
Matches
Candle
Toilet Roll
Heat Resistant Mat
Nail Varnish

 

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls