Category: Explorers

Forthcoming Events for Cubs & Explorers

Cubs Cub Sports Evening 6:30pm NUL School Weds 4th July Cubs Sixers Camp 14th – 16th September at Sherratts Wood District Cub Camp 16th-18th November Consall Scout Camp Explorers DoE assessment weekend 13th-15th July District Explorer Camp 21st-23rd September First Aid for Explorers Saturday 3rd November Annual Awards Evening Monday 10th December at St Georges Church …

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2012 St. George’s Day Parade

Congratulations to all who took part in yesterday’s St George’s Day Parade. Despite the threat of poor weather and a likely soaking, St. Giles’ church was filled to capacity with a mass of Scout uniforms after the St George’s Day Parade through Newcastle. A very quick reckoning, made as flags passed the saluting base, suggested that at …

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Explorer’s Awards Evening

In December the Explorers held an awards evening which was attended by the Mayor of Newcastle, Councillor Trevor Hambleton. More photos are in the Gallery Photos courtesy of Sharon Whittlestone.

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District Explorer’s Volleyball Competition

Here a few photos from the District Explorer’s Volleyball Competition, which was won by Centurion Explorers on 16th November. More photos in the Gallery Photos courtesy of Sharon Whittlestone

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Bear Grylls meets UK Scouts at the opening ceremony – 22nd World Scout Jamboree 2011

Don’t forget that one of the District’s Explorers attending the WSJ will be regularly writing about his experiences at the Jamboree here – take a look at what our lucky Explorers are getting up to.

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World Scout Jamboree, Sweden, 2011

The six lucky Explorers from the District are on their way to the 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Sweden. They met with the rest of the Staffordshire contingent at Eccleshall last night and should now have met up with the rest of the UK contingent in Copenhagen, before they travel on to the site in …

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DESC Appointment

I am extremely pleased to be able to inform you that I have appointed Paul Kelsall and Viv Bradford as joint DESC (District Explorer Scout Commissioner). The splitting of the role needs to be done carefully and with full consultation with those working in the section. To allow everybody input as to how the role …

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Duke of Edinburgh Award Success

Newcastle has a real problem with success!! Over the last few years the number of youngsters taking-up the Duke of Edinburgh Award within the Explorer section has been very healthy indeed and the District should be extremely proud of the increasing numbers of our members who are achieving Bronze and Silver Awards (with probably Gold …

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5 Explorers are Going to Sweden in 2011

The District is very pleased to announce that 5 of the District’s Explorer Scouts will be representing the District, Staffordshire and the UK at the 2011 Jamboree held in Sweden. The 5 Explorers were chosen from all the Explorers from across  the District by a rigorous selection process devised by the County. All 5 now …

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