Reunion Express Summary Edition

While we have loved running this blog, and we hope you have enjoyed it, we know its not quite the same as the printed article.Please enjoy this special summary edition. – click to read all 20 pages on Issuu  

Scouts Own – a Chance to Reflect

Scout’s Own. A moment of calm, a time to reflect on everything we’ve done together over the last weekend. Why we belong to this great movement, what binds us all together, what we have in common. These were Ayesha’s themes…

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Sunday Gallery

Many of you partied the night away on Saturday and still you found Sunday was a day full of activities. We hope you had fun! Here’s some moments to remind you of the fun we had today!

WSJ25: Adding a Global Flavour to Scouting

The UK Contingent were delighted at the turnout of their reception yesterday afternoon, with over 200 unit leaders, IST and even alumni from the 1991 Korean World Scout Jamboree attending. It was a great opportunity for attendees to meet up,…

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Inclusive Brunch with Flags

In recent years there has been a lot of pressure in the wider world to make everything inclusive and accessible. We know that Scouting has long met this challenge offering a safe space for every member and volunteer to meet…

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An interview with our new UK Youth Commissioner

We had a chance to catch up with Ayesha Karim, the new UK Youth Commissioner, and Ollie Wood, her predecessor, after the handover yesterday afternoon. So Ollie, now that you’ve finished your time as UK Youth Commissioner, what would you…

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What’s On Sunday

After a busy Saturday you would be forgiven for thinking Sunday would be a day of rest. However, there is still plenty on offer. If you’re game you can kick of Sunday with some Zumba in the AGM marquee on…

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A History of Camp Chiefs and their woodbeads

Gilwell Reunion has a long history, for over 100 years leaders have been gathering and learning at Gilwell Park. Initially as part of structured Wood Badge training courses, now our much loved Reunion is an opportunity to catch up with…

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Food, Glorious Food!

Feeling peckish? Need a break from boil-in-the-bag rice and squashed sandwiches? Well luckily for you, the Food Village has you covered with a wide variety of choices. From Greek Souvlaki to freshly-cooked Italian, there’s bound to be something to tickle…

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Scout AGM 2022 Gallery

The Scouts AGM took place this morning. Here’s a gallery of images from the meeting.

Walking with Chris

As scouts we all love the outside and can’t resist an adventure. How many of us have had that conversation of “I’d like to walk the coast”, which bit?  “All of it!” Not many of us then? Didn’t think so….

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Brunch with Flags

Not planning to be up with the lark tomorrow? Why not join Flags for Brunch on Buffalo lawn from 1030 on Sunday. The Inclusion team are hosting Brunch with Flags as the special guests. Cakes and Pastries will be provided….

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What’s on: Saturday

Picture the scene: it’s Saturday morning and you’re in a field. You’ve partied the night away and awoken to the delicious smell of freshly cooked bacon. Sound familiar? But now what? With such a full timetable of activities and workshops,…

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Friday Gallery

A summary gallery of arrivals and opening on Friday night

Reunion: A Chance to Recharge

It was to thunderous applause that Matt Hyde officially welcomed everyone to Reunion 2022 tonight, expressing how much of an honour it was for Reunion to be back at Gilwell once more. Welcoming participants both new and old, his speech…

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Welcome to Reunion!

Welcome to Gilwell Reunion 2022! It’s been over 100 years since Baden Powell first called leaders back to Gilwell Park to renew their training, beginning the tradition that evolved into the event we know today. But now that we’re reconvening…

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The Soundtrack to your Reunion

Our friends at Scout Radio are returning to Reunion once again, broadcasting music, interviews, shoutouts and more live from Gilwell all weekend on 99.6 FM. Don’t have a radio? Fear not! Scout Radio also broadcast their coverage on the UK…

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Gilwell is getting ready for a great event!

(Click images to enlarge) Everything is being spruced up, tidied and prepared – large marquees are mushrooming across the site to be ready for Reunion. There is a new entrance, new reception and the refreshments are being delivered and set…

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Reunion Express – goes digital!

We hope you are looking forward to the return of Gilwell Reunion. We know we are. The much loved Reunion Express is trialling a new format this year. Instead of our sought after printed pages being published once a day…

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Gilwell Reunion is back!

We’re looking forward to providing content for Gilwell Reunion 2022, it’s going to be great to be back together at the home of Scouting!