Craikhope 2008

Scottish Charity No: SC037102



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On 4th October 2008 the Boys’ Brigade movement was exactly 125 years old. The founder was William Alexander Smith who held the first meeting at 8pm in the North Woodside Mission Halls in Glasgow.  Since that first meeting the BB has grown into a world wide organisation with companies in places like America, Canada and Africa.


To celebrate 125 years the 1st Galashiels Company attended a camping weekend between the 3rd and the 5th October 2008. There was 13 boys from the Junior Section and 14 boys from the Company Section and we attended Craikhope Residential Centre, Craik Forest (nr Hawick) for the weekend. The Company Section had a night each outside under canvas, whilst the Junior Section were in dorms.


This is the first time that the Junior Section came away for a weekend and you will see from the pictures below that everyone enjoyed themselves despite the weather!