Scout Troop

Welcome to the Mandinari River Lodge Scouts Troop, this story is about a partnership between the members of the lodge and the creation of the village scout troop.

The owner Mike Gould came through the Scout movement and eventually became a leader with a local troop in the UK

In the first 2 years of visiting Gambia, Mike was overwhelmed with the enthusiasm from the youth of Mandinari Village in wanting to learn new skills.

 

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Mandinari scout troop

supporters of the River Lodge before the Scout Troop

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Mandinari scout troop

A very impressive formation from the group

Mandinari village scout troop

There are well over 25 members of both boys and girls.

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Mandinari scout troop

Team work and fitness is a big part of the scouts working ethic.

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Mandinari scout troop

Marching Band working hard with limited instruments.

Seeing the eagerness to learn we first organised a youth foundation, anyone wanting to learn new skills were welcome.

With the older villagers developing at a fantastic rate it was the perfect time to bring on the younger people and set up a troop that could follow the teachings of the World Scout Movement.

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Contact
Mandinari River Lodge
Mandinari
The Gambia
 
Tel: (00220) 3219363
       (00220) 7794555
Uk Office: +449007886393600
Email: mandinari@hotmail.co.uk