Activity Database

This database contains all the activities featured during the various Durham Scouts' Camp@Home events.

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Humpty Dumpty YogaGet warmed up in the morning with a Humpty Dumpty inspired morning Yoga session.
    • Physical
    • Video
    Watch on YouTube
    Emergency AidComplete your Emergency Aid Stage 1 and 2 with Green Box First Aid
    • Emergency Aid Stage 1 Activity Badge
    • Emergency Aid Stage 2 Activity Badge
    • Emergency Aid
    • First Aid
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    Obstacle CourseBuild an obstacle course at home and see who can complete it the fastest
      • Obstacle Course
      • Physical
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      Self Extinguishing FireJoin Pip, Mike and Jo from Moor House as they show you how to construct a self extinguishing fire that can be used to toast marshmallows.
        • Campfire
        • Video
        Watch on YouTube
        EggerciseBroadcast live during Camp@Home 4 on Sunday 28th March 2021, Join Dee for some Eggercise fun!
          • Physical
          • Video
          Watch on YouTube
          Hey Ho, Nobody Home Campfire SongThis song was first broadcast during Camp@Home 1 in May 2020. It was part of our evening virtual Campfire.
            • Campfire
            • Video
            Watch on YouTube
            Little Green FrogThis song was broadcast during our virtual campfire as part of Camp@Home 1 in May 2020.
              • Campfire
              • Video
              Watch on YouTube
              Zombie Campfire SongThis song was originally filmed during May of 2020 as part of our first Camp@Home event.
                • Campfire
                • Video
                Watch on YouTube
                The Lion HuntThis version of the classic Lion Hunt song was first broadcast during our first Camp@Home event back in May 2020.
                  • Campfire
                  • Video
                  Watch on YouTube
                  Easter Family QuizThis quiz was broadcast live during our Camp@Home 4 event in March 2021
                    • Video
                    Watch on YouTube
                    Model CampsiteImprove your campsite planning skills by designing and building a model campsite layout
                    • Scout Camper Activity Badge
                    • Camping
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                    Mini PioneeringPractice your knots and lashings by building models or camp gadgets
                    • Cub Pioneer Activity Badge
                    • Explorers Pioneer Activity Badge
                    • Scout Pioneer Activity Badge
                    • Knots
                    • Lashings
                    • Pioneering
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                    CamouflageDevelop your concealment skills as you camouflage yourself to blend into the background
                      • Camouflage
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                      Bug HotelsBuild a bug or bee hotel to provide a home for lots of beneficial insects
                        • Nature
                        • Wildlife
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                        Soup Can Camp StoveMake your own camp stove and cook something using a soup (or other) tin can
                          • Camping
                          • Cooking
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                          Scout RadioFind out more about Scouting by listening to Scout Radio
                            • Creative
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                            ScoutadelicLearn new Scout skills by watching vshort videos on Scoutadelic - there are loads of ideas to try
                              • Video
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                              Origami CraneLearn how to make 'peace cranes' by following these simple instructions
                              • Beavers International Activity Badge
                              • Cubs International Activity Badge
                              • Scouts International Activity Badge
                              • Scouts Creative Challenge Award
                              • Crafts
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                              Fire Building ChallengeLearn how to succesfully build, light and maintain a camp fire
                              • Beavers Camp Craft Activity Badge
                              • Cubs Backwoods Cooking Activty Badge
                              • Scouts Outdoor Challenge Award
                              • Explorers Survival Skills Activity Badge
                              • Camping
                              • Campfire
                              Download PDF
                              Build a Mini-Golf CourseThere are no badges for this one, but building your very own indoor or outdoor (age appropriate) min-golf at home is always fun.
                                • Physical
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                                Make a Monumentwhy not try to make a model of a famous international monument?
                                • Beavers Builder Activity Badge
                                • Beavers Creative Activity Badge
                                • Cubs Artist Activity Badge
                                • Cub Pioneer Activity Badge
                                • Scouts Model Maker Activity Badge
                                • Crafts
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                                Spaghetti TowersAll you need is a packet of spaghetti and a packet of marshmallows (or several packets if you’re feeling ambitious)to build the tallest tower
                                  • Crafts
                                  • Pioneering
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                                  Rangoli Rice PicturesWhy not try making some rangoli pictures. These are traditional Indian decoration and patterns made with rice, particularly during festivals
                                  • Beavers Creative Activity Badge
                                  • Cubs Artist Activity Badge
                                  • Scouts Artist Activity Badge
                                  • Explorers Creative Arts Activity Badge
                                  • Creative
                                  Download PDF
                                  PhotographyWe can all take a snap with a smartphone, but why not take your photography to the next level and bag yourself a badge at the same time?
                                  • Beavers Photographer Activity Badge
                                  • Cubs Photographer Activity Badge
                                  • Scouts Photographer Activity Badge
                                  • Creative
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                                  Pendulum PaintingBuild a giant pendulum of paint and create an abstract work of art
                                  • Beavers Creative Activity Badge
                                  • Cubs Artist Activity Badge
                                  • Scouts Artist Activity Badge
                                  • Explorers Creative Arts Activity Badge
                                  • Creative
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                                  S'moresTry your hand at making traditional S'mores or make up some new S'mores recipes of your own
                                    • Cooking
                                    • Campfire
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                                    Make a ModelMake a model catapult, crossbow or trebchet and have some fun trying it our
                                    • Beavers Builder Activity Badge
                                    • Beavers Creative Activity Badge
                                    • Cubs Artist Activity Badge
                                    • Cub Pioneer Activity Badge
                                    • Scouts Model Maker Activity Badge
                                    • Crafts
                                    Download PDF
                                    Spaghetti Campfire SongJoin Leslie during our first camp@home event in May 2020 as we sing 'on top of Spaghetti'
                                      • Campfire
                                      • Video
                                      Watch on YouTube
                                      Boom Chicka Boom Campfire SongBroadcast during our first camp@home event back in May 2020, this is our take on the classic Boom Chicka Boom campfire song.
                                        • Campfire
                                        • Video
                                        Watch on YouTube
                                        Baby Bumblebee Campfire SongThis was one of the first videos broadcast during our very first Camp@Home event in May 2020.
                                          • Campfire
                                          • Video
                                          Watch on YouTube
                                          Peel Banana Campfire SongThis song was broadcast during our first Camp@Home event in May 2020.
                                            • Campfire
                                            Watch on YouTube
                                            Head Shoulders Knees ToesBroadcast LIVE during our third camp@home event, Join David as we sing Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes.
                                              • Video
                                              Watch on YouTube
                                              Pinewood DerbyPinewood Derby is a USA tradition. During Camp@Home 4, our friends in Durham, USA showed us this video all about Pinewood Derby.
                                                • Campfire
                                                • Video
                                                • Video
                                                • Creative
                                                Watch on YouTube
                                                Camp@Home 4 MosaicDuring Camp@Home 4, we combined thousands of images from across our 5 events to produce this incredible photo mosaic. Check it out!
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                                                    Edible Camp FiresWhy not try making a camp fire that you can eat?
                                                      • Cooking
                                                      • Survival Skills
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                                                      Make a Survival KitMake your very own survival kit with just the things that you need
                                                      • Scouts Survival Skills Activity Badge
                                                      • Explorers Survival Skills Activity Badge
                                                      • Survival Skills
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                                                      Flameless CampfireIf you can’t have an outdoor campfire (or even if you can, but you don’t like the cold), why not make a safe, flameless indoor campfire?
                                                        • Camping
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                                                        Make a Knotting BoardMake yourself a knotting board to remind yourself of all those useful knots and lashings
                                                        • Beavers Camp Craft Activity Badge
                                                        • Cub Pioneer Activity Badge
                                                        • Knots
                                                        • Lashings
                                                        • Pioneering
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                                                        Fact or FictionWe’ve all heard about “Fake News” and hopefully understand the importance of fact-checking online content. Why not make up some "Fake News" of your own?
                                                          • Digital
                                                          • Safety
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                                                          Egg Carton CraftsTry your hand at egg carton halloween crafts - or anyother theme that takes your fancy.
                                                            • Crafts
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                                                            Healthy PizzasMake yourself some healthy pizzas and learn all about health eating
                                                              • Cooking
                                                              • Health Eating
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