One Wagga Scout went international in his hunt for adventure.
James Pitstock, 1st Wagga Venturer Scout, travelled to New Zealand over the summer holidays.
“It was one of the greatest experiences,” he said.
Camping with around 1000 teenagers, James’ trip included abseiling and white water rafting over waterfalls.
Despite all that action, Jame said the highlight was being challenged to hunt and gather from the land in two completely different locations – the middle of the bush and on a mud beach.
“I have always wanted to try to live off the land using the materials around me and just the gear in my pack,” he said.
“I tried possum, oysters, pipis and some native berries that I wouldn’t have even thought of touching back home.
“I basically lived in a hammock with a “hoochie” tarp shelter.”
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