We notice the Scouts engaged in Highland dancing. This seems to be an informal activity, although we have almost no information at this time. We are not sure how common Highland dancing was or is at Scottish Scout activities. Nor do we know if dancing was introduced as part of the Cubbing program. The Scouts here are
practising to put on a "traditional Scottish" entertainment at a major Summer camp attended by Scouts from abroad too. Many Scottish Scouts are unfamiliar with Highland dancing. At camps there are often some basic lessons given to allow them to do simple steps. A Scottish reader tells us, "Here we see dress rehearshals for an evening show at camp. Not all Scouts know the dances. They are organised by someone who does and have been practising out of uniform. They are only simple routines - to show an idea of "Scotland" to visitors. Mainly the unique dress."
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