2nd Torpoint Scouts
2nd Torpoint Scouts are based in South East Cornwall offering adventurous and life skills to young people aged between 10 and 14.
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Kernow Kendama's fundraising page

Tim Lee

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Hi, thanks for visiting our page.

Through Virgin Money Giving, you can donate your £5.00 GBP to play The Kendama that is going to travel the globe.


Wez Swain is a Scout leader from Torpoint, Cornwall and he is planning the first ever Scout expedition to the geographic North Pole. The aim of this expedition is to raise awareness for Scouts across the globe that almost anything is possible if you want it hard enough and to promote the Scouting ethos of challenge and adventure. Something which also relates to Kendama.

The idea is to send a single Kendama around the World to as many players as possible. Wez will then take the Kendama to the North Pole where he will spike it. Upon its return the Kendama will then be raffled to all participants in the project with the winner taking the Kendama, the headed paper with signatures and locations, and a DVD of all the clips taken.

For him and 3 scouts to complete the expedition he needs to raise around £200,000. The idea of Ken around the world is to raise money for, and promote the expedition as well as Kendama. 

The Kendama will be sent out on 1st Feb 2013 along with BKA headed paper. The idea is for people to sign their name and location, play the Kendama, film a short 20-30 second edit post it on the Facebook page and then mail the Kendama on to the next person.

Here's how it will work:

You like the page on Facebook, send a message stating your interest and location (we're aiming to do England and Europe first) We send you an estimated arrival time, you then donate your £5.00 to the just giving page and send us your address, we send this info to the person who has the Kendama and they forward on the Kendama to you, you play the Ken, film your piece, sign your name and await the next location.
As you can see it's all about the communication.

This is going to be an amazing project, The Void, The British Kendama Association and Yoko aka CraftyBuddy are all on board. Please show your support and join this amazing Project.

Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.

Recent donors

07.10.13 Thank you for the amazing opportunity.

02.07.13 This is such a great idea! -Kevin

02.04.13 This is a great idea. Awesome fundraiser and the video is going to be dope too!

07.03.13 Awesome Fundraising. so happy to be a part of, i can't wait till i receive the package and make the edit. cheers


18.02.13 We're proud to be included in this project!

11.02.13 Cheers and good luck! happygoat

05.02.13 Can't wait to see Ken in Oz.

01.02.13 Thank you guys! This is a very creative fund raiser and I'm beyond excited to take part in it

24.01.13 thought id double my donation as its a good cause =)


22.01.13 Cannot wait to get my hands on this ken!

22.01.13 Good luck guys. We think this is a great project!

21.01.13 My address is 22 Roseberry Road Bristol BS5 9QB


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Nick Campbell
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