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Explorers Report – November 2014

Currently 14 Explorers, many of whom are helping as young leaders in the other sections. We have just returned from a wet and very windy weekend in the Snowdonia Mountains. With 10 Explorers from the unit participating, a great experience and fun was had by all in the hills, despite what the weather threw at us. […]

1st Normandy Explorer Scout Chosen as Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for 2013

Congratulations to Romy of 1st Normandy Explorers for being chosen as one of the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey’s Cadets for 2013. Dame Sarah Goad, the Lord Lieutenant, invited Surrey Scouts (of which she is President) to nominate an Explorer Scout as non-military Cadet, and Romy was selected as one of these. All their duties will […]

Explorers Investiture

On a dark and frosty February night the Normandy Explorer Scout Unit invested 6 new members. We had promised them we would do it somewhere memorable and with lots of people present. Little did they know the venue was going to be Brookwood Cemetary. To be more precise the Brookwood Memorial. This large circular memorial […]

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TechNoChallenge 2010 Report

There were six parts to the challenge: Beauty Parade  There were varied interpretations of this from a milk float, to a red pig and a space age scene complete with music. One very adventurous device even went with a bang, the fire extinguishers didn’t have to be used as the car was quickly carried outside!!! […]

Explorers Report – May 2009

There are 10 Explorers at present and 3 leaders showing a gradual increase that we hope to continue. The summer term started with the annual camp in the Forest of Dean together with the Scouts and Network. We invited Wood Streets older Scouts so as to introduce them to Explorers in an exciting environment, our […]

Explorers Report – March 2009

There are 8 Explorers at present and 3 leaders. We have 4 other potential explorers giving us a try at the moment. Everyone is still full of enthusiasm and it is unusual for any of the Explorers to miss a unit meeting or event. Techno challenge was undertaken by Scouts and Explorers from the district […]

Explorers Report – January 2009

There are 8 Explorers at present having gained a scout from an external group and 3 leaders. Everyone has enjoyed their Christmas break and came back full of enthusiasm. It is unusual for any of the Explorers to miss a unit meeting or event. Survival camp was a great success held over a lovely October […]

Explorers Report – October 2008

At present there are 7 Explorer Scouts and 3 leaders. We have had a busy summer other than our unit meetings with the Explorers helping out at Scoutabout in June and District camp just last weekend. Summer camp was full on, starting with cycling to and from camp including an extended ride on the train. […]

Explorers Report – November 2007

There are 6 Explorers at present and 3 leaders. This is quite a fall in numbers over the last year, with Explorers mainly moving on due to age and other overlapping activities. Our main event was to go to “Awesome 07” at Glanusk park in Wales. This was a activity camp run on a mini […]