Explorers

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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Where are we?

The Explorers meet at:

Olympus Hall-Priestmead School
Hartford Avenue
Kenton
Harrow
HA3 8SZ
Meeting Times
Thursdays - 19:30 to 21:30

Due to our active programme, we often meet outside of these times as well.

News & Blogs


As face-to-face Scouting is currently suspended the 9th Kenton Beavers, Cubs & Scouts have been busy by taking the opportunity to draw pictures to send off to brighten the walls of the new NHS Nightingale Hospital at the ExCeL Arena. 
They have also been colouring thank you posters to display in their front windows to thank local NHS & Key Workers for all that they are doing to keep the UK going during this uncertain time. We have already seen some lovely drawings & look forward to receiving many more.
 

 

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Summer Camp 2019 - Paccar Scout Camp
17/07/2019 By Keith Savage
 
This camp was planned well over a year ago.  It is the first time that we have camped at PACCAR Chalfont St Peter and we wanted to make sure that everything was just right for the young people to have a thoroughly enjoyable time at camp. PACCAR have spent a lot of money on new activities in the past couple of years and we wanted to take advantage of those exciting activities for our young people.  We had 25 young people at camp with us with nine Adult Leaders. 
 
The weather in the week preceding the camp with horrendous and even on the Thursday before camp contingency plans were being made just in case the weather remained wet and dismal.  As it turned out, apart from some rain on Saturday afternoon and again very early on Sunday morning, the camp was dry and everybody enjoying the sunshine when the sun shone. 
 
Those young people that attended had exciting and adventurous activities and a thoroughly enjoyable time from start to finish -  they started on the Friday evening with the Adventure Trail through to them zooming down a 180m twin zip wire, abseiling down from the top of a high tower and facing the Gladiator Challenge on the Saturday to rifle shooting, archery and crate stacking which took place on the Saturday evening and Sunday morning.  As you can see from the photos the young people had a fantastic time. 
 
The young people were all thoroughly well-behaved and helped to put away the tents, which luckily dried after the rain on Sunday morning, in bright, sunny, warm weather.  The campsite was cleared of all rubbish and everybody went home exhausted but exhilarated by another exciting 9th Kenton Cub and Scout camp. 
 
A camp like this doesn’t come together by itself and I would like to thank all of my fellow Leaders for their help in the numerous planning meetings, reccy visit, shopping trips, food order placement, cooking, cleaning, tidying up and looking after all of the young people over the weekend.  We really couldn't run a camp like this without the help and support the whole give and I would like to thank each and every one of them for making this a truly unforgettable camp for the young people.  
 

 

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Pegasus Explorer Scout Unit
Olympus Hall-Priestmead School, Hartford Avenue, Kenton, Harrow, HA3 8SZ
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