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South Berkshire District 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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What's On
20
Dec

Relaunch night of Crow Explore

12
Jan

Cooking Comp and First Aid

13
Feb

South East Berks Gang Show

3
Mar

Chiltern Challenge

23
Mar

District Hill Walking Weekend

21
Sep

District Parent and Child Camp

 

News & Blogs

Blog | District JOTI/JOTA
21/10/2017 By Kirsty Aldridge

We have held our district JOTI / JOTA event at 1st Sandhurst HQ.

We had radio stations contacting people as far afield as Canada, Croatia. Internet chat talking to people from over 30 different countries.

We had over 60 scouts from 3 troops on the Friday night.

They cracked codes in morse code, enigma on pringles, sempahore, using walkie talkie radios, working as a team to 'diffuse the bomb', making electronic radio and morse code circuits and generally having a lot of fun. one member of each troop was rewarded for their efforts with a small prize.

Saturday saw two drop in sessions attended by over 16 young people from beavers to explorer from 6 different groups to cover their digital citizen stage 1 and 2 and for some their communications badges.

Thanks very much to Andy and Oliver who laid on the equipment and infrastructure to make this event possible. Here's to next year...

 

 

 

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South Berkshire District Scouts
Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Owlsmoor, Wokingham Without, Bracknell, Royal County of Berkshire, RG12 7QS
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