Build Your Own Bridge

THE 2017 kent explorer CHALLENGE STARTS NOW!

You have to design and build a bridge capable of crossing a 4 meter man-made river infested with alligators called the River Tent. You can use whatever materials you can get your hands where the only condition is that you have to bring them to the man-made river at Lower Grange Farm on the evening of 7th April or the morning of 8th April 2017. 

Teams will need to be made up of 3 to 6 explorers and each team will need to assemble their bridge at lower grange farm within a 4 hour time period, 11am to 3pm.

The Rules

  • Any materials can be used providing you can bring them to Lower Grange Farm
  • There must be a 1 metres gap underneath your bridge
  • The bridge must cross a 4 metre gap
  • All team members need to be able to cross the bridge
  • There must be at least 2 knots used in the construction of the bridge
  • Bigger is better!

If you cannot find anything to build your bridge out of get in touch with Alex on alex.bates@kentscouts.org.uk and he can hunt out some materials for you.

Booking closes April 3rd 2017.


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