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

Jun
17
Mon
Kayaking
Jun 17 @ 18:00 – 20:15
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Kayaking will be on the Petersfield Lake.

Jun
21
Fri
Night Hike
Jun 21 all-day
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To celebrate the summer solstice we will be going out on a night hike, tackling the longest day of the year with gusto. Camp site TBC

Jun
30
Sun
London Monopoly Run
Jun 30 all-day
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Tackling the city of London with The London Monopoly Run! A day out ‘buying and selling’ property, taking goofy photos and all around just having a great time.

Jul
1
Mon
Rock Council – Cub Leaders Meeting
Jul 1 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Rock Council - Cub Leaders Meeting
Jul
8
Mon
Geocaching / Football
Jul 8 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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Either an evening of geocaching or going through football drills and exercises with a coach.

Jul
14
Sun
Sheet Meet
Jul 14 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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Getting together with Sheet ESU to have some snacks, play some games and get to know each other better before the upcoming Isle Of Wight camp.
Oh, and possibly a bouncy castle, we’re looking into it.

Jul
21
Sun
Isle Of Wight
Jul 21 all-day
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From Sunday to Saturday, this camp will include a large variety of activities as well as plenty of down time for Explorers (and leaders) to relax and soak in the surrounding beauty.
Cost is £185

Sep
13
Fri
District Cub Camp
Sep 13 @ 18:00 – Sep 15 @ 15:00
District Cub Camp
Nov
4
Mon
Rock Council – Cub Leaders Meeting
Nov 4 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Rock Council - Cub Leaders Meeting
Nov
16
Sat
District Cub Challenge
Nov 16 @ 14:00 – 16:30
District Cub Challenge
Dec
3
Tue
District Carol Service
Dec 3 @ 18:15 – 19:15
District Carol Service