Sweden Fundraising Quiz

Thank you to everyone who attended our fundraising quiz and raffle last night in aid of our Sweden Expedition this summer. In total we raised around £691 from ticket sales and the raffle. We have 59 people on expedition with a total budget of around £45k so every little helps! …

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Chief Scout Award Presentation

On 26th Nov, we recognised the Explorer Scouts and Scout Network members who have achieved Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards, their Chief Scout Gold, Platinum and Diamond Awards and the Young Leaders Belt. Additionally members from the Jamboree Troops were awarded the Commissioners Commendation for Good Service …

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Shackleton ESU Winter Camp 2024

Last weekend, Shackleton ESU held their annual winter camp at Bentley Copse. They were all very glad to be in a warm building as temperatures dropped into the negative outside! On camp, the Explorers took part in variety of activities including wide games, incident hike, climbing, abseiling, caving and rifle …

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Shackleton ESU – Downsman Hike 2023

This year, Shackleton ESU entered 2 teams into the annual Downsman Hike Competition. Both teams completed Class E and managed to finish in record times for the unit. A big congratulations to you all and hopefully it doesn’t take too long for them to fully recover!

Young people first: Safeguarding and Safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and wellbeing first. Here's how.