University Scouting

The Uiversity has played a part in all aspects of Cambridge scouting. The difficulties arising from attempting to credit the work of this peripatetic bunch is one the archivists have freely accepted – but it is full of holes.

As with much of Scouting the work done is recognised in passing then gone. As with

  • 1947 International Jamboree in France -Admin Assiatnt Mt Patrick Duff elsewhere Professor and County Secreatary. The British HQ Mess was run by the Cambridge and Oxford Rover Crew.
  • 1973 CUS&GC running VS Endurance Test of 25 miles ‘VSET’ was running in 1985

We will attempt to report on some of the larger roles played by the Scouters, Rover Crew and individual University based members.

CUS&GC also ran an dparticpated in University sScouting centred events such as CAMRALLY a SSAGO event in 1985.

JWR Archivist Mar 2020