Shelter building with Staffs DA

A lot of fun was had at Staffs Da's 52nd Birthday meet at Bangley Park, Penkridge.
There were many youth members camping that weekend, so I decided that we could use the natural resources available within the secure woods on site and involve the Youth to build shelters.

We built two shelters, both different. You can see from the pictures that we had plenty of resources too.
After the youth and myself built them, we stood back and looked at our creations. Even parents came to see what we were all up to and were amazed to see what we had created.

The comments were
"nice to see the new generation of children doing something that we used to due in the olden days".

"My kids have been talking all the time about how much fun they have had building the shelter"

"Can we build some more please?" (from a youth member)

"If you had forgot your tent or it had been damaged, this is what you would have had to do, so it's great that they are still able to learn these skills"

All in all fun was had by all the youth and children over the weekend.
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