Explorers

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Who we are

Explorer Scouts are young people aged between 14 and 18 years old and as are all our sections, open to girls as well as boys.  They make up the fourth section of the Scouting family after Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

Explorer Scouts are part of something bigger – and as members of Goyt District’s Explorer Scouts we make sure we do just that.  So members of Explorers in High Lane and Werneth make sure they come together regularly for joint activities – more Explorers means more fun.

The two units plan their programmes carefully together, ensuring some activities are done independently but others are held together. This is especially true for the all important camps and expeditions.  Joint activities can be held at Werneth, High Lane – or much further afield!

To show how closely the units work together all members have a version of the same polo shirt and hoodie.

Our Explorer unit doesn’t 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.

Joining the Adventure

Ready to begin your adventure? The activities and opportunities vary but what is the same is that explorers will empower you to make friends, learn skills and try new things.

Fill in the joining form and we’ll get back to you.

Any questions?  Please email us @:  explorers@highlanescouts.org.uk

Weekly Meetings

DateTitleDetails
23/04/2019Games & Programme Planning
30/04/2019Super Hero Film making
07/05/2019Blindfold Model Making Teamwork
14/05/2019Orienteering in Brabyns Park
25/06/2019DofE Route Planning
02/07/2019Rounders/Longball
09/07/2019Etherow Navigation
16/07/2019End of Term BBQ

Camps and Events

Start dateEventsExtra details
12/07/2019Gilwell24
19/07/2019District Scout Camp