Explorer Scouts

Explorers are young people, usually aged between 14 and 18 years old. They make up the fourth section of the Scouting family after Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.


Structure and meetings

A group of Explorers is called a Unit.

Not all Units meet every week, partly due to activities, holidays, exams and the other commitments that crop up in a teenager's life, and also because Explorers tend to get out and about at weekends more often than other sections.


Activities

Explorers often get the chance to work with other Explorers in their District, not just their own Unit, so can take part in an even wider spectrum of activities.

There is also a range of ambitious badges and awards, through which Explorers can demonstrate their proficiencies and expand their interests.


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News & Blogs

The Great Indoors - Scouting During Isolation
26/03/2020 By Mark Langdown

We know the coming days and weeks are going to be difficult for families, as the spread of Covid-19 has caused schools to close. As the experts in developing skills and bringing adventure to young people, The Scouts want to do what we can to help.

While we normally love the great outdoors, we've pulled together some inspired indoor activity ideas (if we do say so ourselves). Keep your kids learning new skills and having fun (and avoid hearing "I'm bored" every 30 seconds) all in #TheGreatIndoors. You can find activities suitable for your child by clicking here


You could also help your child complete an Activity badge. Once you've completed all the requirements, why not email photos to your section leader to show what you've done. There are links to our activity badge pages below:

Beaver Activity Badges
Cub Activity Badges
Scout Activity Badges

 

Please stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon.

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Roverang 2020: sign up
07/09/2019 By Mark Langdown

Roverang 2020: When I Grow Up

Show week dates: 14th-18th April 2020

 

Sign up day: 13th October 2019 4-6pm at the 1st Itchen South Scout Hut, Porchester Road, Woolston

 

First rehearsal: 20th October 2019 - location/times TBC

 

Miniz: sign up to TBC

 

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