Explorers

Introduction to Explorers_G5D016224 hour

Explorer Scouts cover the 14 to 18 age group. There are two Units in the Petersfield District, the Stirling ESU who are based at the northern part of the district and meet at the 1st Liphook Scout Group headquarters on a Monday evening. The Drum ESU cover the southern part of the district and draw members from the southern part of the district covering Liss, Petersfield, Sheet and the East Hants Villages groups. It meets on a Thursday or Friday evenings at different Group HQs.

There is a strong outdoor flavour to the programme with a wide range of activities including canoeing, rifle shooting, hiking, survival camping, and quad bikes.

Explorer Scouts have their own programmes working towards their Chief Scout Platinum, Diamond and Queen Scout Awards. They also are working towards their Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

District Explorers Calendar

Feb
23
Sat
Pinewood Derby
Feb 23 all-day
Pinewood Derby @  |  |

The Pinewood Derby is BACK and will take place at Churchers College. This ever popular event sees about 250 model cars take part in several heats, racing down the six lane track to find out who is the overall section winner (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers/Network/Leaders) and ultimately the overall Grand Prix winner.

Feb
26
Tue
Rock Climbing (Churchers College)
Feb 26 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Rock Climbing (Churchers College) @  |  |
Mar
4
Mon
Pancake Olympics (for shrove Tuesday)
Mar 4 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Pancake Olympics (for shrove Tuesday) @  |  |
Mar
11
Mon
Unnamed meeting
Mar 11 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Unnamed meeting @  |  |
Mar
18
Mon
Unnamed meeting
Mar 18 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Unnamed meeting @  |  |
Mar
22
Fri
Brecon Beacons
Mar 22 all-day
Brecon Beacons @  |  |

Weekend camp in the Brecon Beacons.

Apr
1
Mon
Unnamed meeting
Apr 1 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Unnamed meeting @  |  |
Apr
13
Sat
Monopoly Run
Apr 13 all-day
Monopoly Run @  |  |
Apr
18
Thu
HSX trip
Apr 18 all-day
HSX trip @  |  |
Apr
28
Sun
St Georges Day
Apr 28 all-day
St Georges Day @  |  |
Jun
7
Fri
Family Camp
Jun 7 all-day
Family Camp @  |  |