Category: Explorers

2014 Dates for Explorers

Below are the dates for the diaries of all Explorers in the District – Unit Leaders Meetings 28th January 7:15pm Chancellors Building Keele University 25th March 7:15pm Venue to be confirmed 24th June 7:15pm Venue to be confirmed 30th September 7:15pm Venue to be confirmed Awards Evening 8th December Venue & time to be confirmed …

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2013 Remembrance Day

Groups throughout the District took part in Acts of Remembrance yesterday. Scouts from 14th Basford, 15th St. Giles, Explorers and members of the Keele and Newcastle Networks took part in the Parade and Ceremony in Newcastle Town Centre along with various representatives of the Armed Forces, veterans, and local civic dignitaries. Photos of the Parade …

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Staffordshire BIG Camp July 2014

There are exciting plans for a COUNTY CAMP for Scout, Explorer and Network age groups. There has been a lot of discussion following the Born Survivor Camp and there is a real wish to do something as successful for the older age ranges whilst being very aware that there were things that needed improving. I …

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2013 St. George’s Day Parade

Yesterday, over 500 Scouts, Guides and adult volunteers gathered at the Queen’s Gardens in Newcastle to take part in the annual St. George’s Day Parade. The parade, which was lead for the first time by 1st Porthill Scout Group’s Drum Corps, went up the Ironmarket and then to the War Memorial in Red Lion Square where it took the …

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Sing for Centurion

Members of the Centurion Explorer Unit are holding a concert on Wednesday 24th April to raise funds for the Unit’s trip to Canada in the summer of 2014. Please go along and support them. Details are below.

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St. George’s Day Parade

Sunday APRIL 28th 2013  The Service will be held at St Giles’ Church, beginning at 3 pm ASSEMBLY: Parade to assemble in the Queen’s Gardens at 2.30 pm for a 2.45 pm start. The order of the Parade will be: Porthill Scout Band; Scout and Guide flag party; Beaver Scouts and Rainbow Guides; Cub Scouts …

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District Census 2013

Well the census is complete for another year. Our District Secretary (Linda Baddeley) has, as in previous years, co-ordinated it all along with the collection of Form 6s. Through her hard work and that of all the Group Scout Leaders and Sharon Whittlestone (collating Explorer info) we were one of the first Districts to get …

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Young Leader Training Dates

The dates for the Young Leader’s training modules for 2013, are now available here on the District Explorer’s website.

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District Explorer Awards Evening

Last night saw the District’s Explorers receiving their various awards they had earned over the past year. Congratulations to everyone.

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Bear Grylls Comes to Staffordshire

On Saturday, the Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, came to Stafford to meet hundreds of Scouts aged 14 – 25 from all over the Staffordshire as part of his “Bear in the Air Tour”. In a jam-packed trip by helicopter to 16 different locations all over the West Midlands and Wales, he met and inspired thousands of …

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