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A Scout Film

Date: 24th Apr 2020 Author: Luke Cohen

In September, an award-winning photographer and filmmaker Kelvin Murray filmed a short film with the 1st New Cross & Lewisham Scouts. Over 2 days, a professional crew of 12 with 1 ton of gear (and a sailing boat) visited 3 locations – all scout huts chosen for their charming features.

In the film, we see our determined young Scouting heroes take on the most ambitious activity badges – all inside Scout huts. It’s a sweet, fun, and heartwarming little film that we’re really proud of.

The 7 Cubs and Scouts who feature in the film were outstanding. They were all selected at a casting session earlier in the year and were so focused and enthusiastic – a real credit to Scouting. Well done to Rafe, Corbyn, Myles, Favour, Harley, Andrew, Lucy, and Scout Leader Adam for taking part.

A HUGE thank you to all those Leaders, Cubs, Scouts, Parents, and Lewisham District who supported this project along the way. A special thanks to 1st New Cross, 12th Lewisham North, 9th Sydenham, 3rd Crofton Park, 11th Forest Hill & 2nd Mortlake Scout Groups.

Well done team 1NX!

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