Carry on camping – at home

Girl Guides are making light of the Covid-19 pandemic by bringing the campfire home. We spoke to two of them, Hannah (7) and Zoe (9), to find out how it’s done

26th April, 2020
Carry on camping – at home
Zoe Weir, who is a Brownie with St Killian’s Brownies and her sister Hannah, who is a Ladyird with Mullagh Ladybirds made a camp at home in Mullagh, County Cavan. Picture: Barry Cronin

Last weekend, 11,000 Girl Guides aged five and upwards brought the campfire home, setting up tents and dens in bedrooms, living rooms and in gardens across the country. We spoke with two of them – sisters Hannah and Zoe, a Ladybird and a Brownie respectively who live in Mullagh in Co Cavan, to find out how to make an excellent den at home.

Hello, Hannah and Zoe. Could you tell us about yourselves?

Hannah:...

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