Duchess of Cambridge to visit Lake District scout camp
The Duchess of Cambridge is to visit Great Tower Scout Camp in the Lake District, it has been announced.
Kate, who is a volunteer in the Scout Association, will join fellow adult volunteers as they are trained to work with Beaver and Cub Scouts.
The duchess will travel to the 250-acre Scout activity centre, set close to Windermere, on 22 March.
She will use her training to help look after a group of 24 Cub Scouts taking part in a pack holiday event.
As part of their programme, the Cub Scouts, from Cumbria and Manchester, will get a chance to try out tree-climbing, belaying, outdoor cooking and fire-lighting under the guidance of Kate and other volunteers.
But the duchess, being five months pregnant, is expected to keep her feet firmly on the ground.