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Bear Grylls flies in to open New Rifle Range

Bear Grylls bought Paccar to life on Sunday with a “Bear in the Air” visit along with his good friend Steve Backshall (best known for BBCTV’s  Deadly 60”).

Bears first job was to open the new Rifle Range. The new range has a 6 metre firing point allowing Younger members to have taster sessions, and also a 10 metre firing point allowing for a higher level of participation and is up to competition standard.  The new Range was supported with a grant from Sport England as part of the 2012 Olympic legacy programme.

The 250+ Beavers Cubs & Scouts taking part in the Annual Orienteering completion couldn’t contain their excitement as Bears Helicopter came in to land.  Bear and Steve both joined in with the Young People enjoying the activities on site including Steve taking part in a race up the climbing wall… which he lost !!!

The County Japan Jamboree Contingent were also on site and Bear was interested to hear of their plans. After a lightening tour of the Abseiling, Crate Stacking, Archery Range and of course the new Rifle Range Bear was off leaving the young people with memories that will last a lifetime……