WOSESU - West Oxfordshire District Explorer Scouts

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Explorer Scouts is open to any young person between the ages of 14-18yrs.
 
 
For some its the natural progression after Scouts or Guides, for others its
a first taste of Scouting. Either way you can expect a mix of activity, both mental and physical and designed to challenge. Each group of Explorers, known as a Unit, will have its' own programme of activity and culture. At the heart of Explorers is the opportunity to meet people and socialise with other young people of a similar age.
 
Explorers differs from Scouts in that Units are normally run by the District rather than by individual Scout Groups, although each District will have its own way of doing things and Units are often sponsored by Groups.

Although each Unit and District will have its own programme, activities are also put on at a County and National level allowing Explorers to mix with others their age from a wider area.

One of the highlights of the National calendar is Gilwell 24, 24 hours of solid activity.

As well as all this, Explorers have the opportunity to complete awards including Activity badgesThe Chief Scout's AwardThe Queen's Scout AwardThe Duke of Edinburgh's Award and The Explorer Belt Award many of which are externally recognised (by potential employers, etc).

After Explorers?

It's not over once you get to 18! You can continue your Scouting by joining Oxon Network, a section for 18 - 25 year olds. Network has its own range of camps, events and activities. Click here for more information


News


  • Xmas Bowling Championship 2015 The Winner of the 2014 Xmas Bowling Championship was Alasdair.  Congratulations! For results please go to Xmas Bowling Championship
    Posted 4 Mar 2016, 05:46 by Sam Scott
  • Xmas Bowling Championship 2014 The Winner of the 2014 Xmas Bowling Championship was Tom Gaffney with a high game score of 136 and a combined total of 199.       Congratulations Tom! For results please go ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2014, 05:54 by Sam Scott
  • RN Explorer Camp 25th-31st October 2014 Show Interest What.  A week of all sorts of activities and water activities courses for Explorers (and fun for adult leaders too!)Where.  HMS EXCELLENT, Whale Island, Portsmouth with accommodation ...
    Posted 30 Jun 2014, 09:34 by Sam Scott
  • Tall Ship Crewing Please see attached   
    Posted 2 May 2014, 04:27 by Sam Scott
  • Power Boat Course Please see the embedded PDF  
    Posted 10 Jun 2014, 08:52 by Sam Scott
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Events


EventStart DateWebsiteSign Up Form
Winter Camp 9 January 2015 Click here Show Interest 
RN Swimming Gala 30 January 2015  Show Interest 
Endurance 80  7 March 2015 Click here Show Interest 
CESAW 20 March 2015 Click here Show Interest 
Revolution 2 April 2015 Click here Show Interest 
Wychwood Festival 29 May 2015 Click here Sign Up 
District Camp 26 June 2015  Show Interest 
Fright Night Camp 23 October 2015  Show Interest 
RN Explorer Camp 24 October 2015  Show Interest 
Bowling Championship 10 December 2015 Click here Click here 
Tour de Trigs 11 December 2015 Click here Show Interest 
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