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Grylls launches summer to-do list

Chief Scout Bear Grylls has launched a "Summer Manifesto" for children.

The adventurer's to-do list for youngsters includes getting fit and doing something to help others.

"The summer holidays are a massive opportunity for fun, challenge and adventure," he said. "It's a time when kids can get outdoors, build dens, learn skills, make friends and have the freedom to discover who they are."

Grylls (left) wants youngsters to spend a night under the stars, learn a new skill, do something for someone else such as helping a neighbour, and get fit by training for an adventure with some jogging, climbing or cycling.