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A Horsea, a Horsea, My Kingdom for a Horsea!

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

As you wander through Essex International Jamboree, every now and then, you’ll see some people – Participants, Staff & Leaders – staring intently at their phones while pointing them at nothing in particular and swiping as if it’s going out of fashion.
EIJ2016 is in a massive field, with long walks between subcamps and activity zones. There is also a WiFi service. Long walks plus WiFi is Pokémon GO heaven!
Jake, Lowestoft ESU, Necker’s Retreat: “I haven’t caught anything yet, but I’ve seen a few good ones. There was a Scout running around in a Pikachu onesie, does that count!?”
“As a former Cub Scout, I’ve always been encouraged to do my best,” Jake says, “but now as a Pokémon trainer, I want to be the very best.”
“At first, I wasn’t very happy with the location of my tent,” says Jake, “My tent is pretty far from the Horizon Staff Restaurant, so I get a good 2km worth of steps to incubate my eggs every day.”
Jake says he is “a little bit disappointed as there’s not a PokéStop to be found anywhere!” This is because Boynton Cross is not usually as populated as it is this week.
Best of luck to Jake and his Pokémon friends.
Ger Hennessy