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Oakham All Saints Scout Group trials 'virtual Scouting' during coronavirus lockdown - and it proves a hit

For a movement renowned for camping and outdoor activities you’d think Scout groups would now have to admit defeat and scrap their meetings.

The lockdown in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic means youngsters can rarely leave their homes, let alone meet up for group bushcraft sessions in the woods.

But this hasn’t stopped Scouts, Cubs and Beavers in Rutland from getting together and earning their badges - it’s just they now do it via videoconferencing website Zoom.

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