Widnes scouts learn how to make sushi as they prepare to visit Japan

Kieron Eager, Rick Wakefield, Patrick Riley and Ben Heath with Peter Fletcher

Kieron Eager, Rick Wakefield, Patrick Riley and Ben Heath with Peter Fletcher

First published in News Runcorn and Widnes World: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

SCOUTS who will be experiencing the trip of a lifetime at the World Jamboree in Japan in 2015 have sampled a little of the country’s culture.

They had a team building day in Liverpool which included a visit to the World Museum to see Japanese artefacts and a special cookery lesson.

The youngsters dropped in at Yo Sushi in Liverpool One for a lesson in sushi making from head chef Peter Fletcher.

On the menu were such delights as cucumber maki, chicken iso and a salmon skin hand roll.

Widnes scout Patrick Riley said: “It was a great experience to try something new and also to get to know our contingent members a little better. Every activity now just builds up the excitement more and more for Japan.”

At the Jamboree, the scouts will spend a few days living with a Japanese family and attend the Peace Memorial Ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima at the end of World War Two.

Over the next 12 months they will be involved in more activities and a lot of fundraising.

Weaver District scouts going on the trip include Kieron Eager, Eleanor Sumner and Ben Heath from the Aquila Explorer Unit in Widnes, Jack Murray from 1st Ince & Elton, Zoe Kimber from 4th Frodsham, Amelia Standing of 1st Helsby and Patrick Riley of 4th Widnes, plus Rick Wakefield from 14th Widnes who is an assistant unit leader.

 

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