Our Explorer Unit…

  • Age range: 14 – 18
  • Meeting times: Friday, 7.30pm to 9.00pm
  • Meeting Place: The Scout Hut

About Us

With the support, direction and guidance of Unit leaders, Explorer Scouts are encouraged to lead themselves, design their own programme and work towards the top awards that Scouting offers. Exciting prospects like being a part of camps and expeditions both home and abroad; adventurous activities such as mountaineering, parascending and off shore sailing; Explorers offers fun and adventure for all.

Explorers also have the opportunity to be a part of The Young Leaders’ Scheme which develops their leadership skills and sense of responsibility, by helping to run meetings for younger sections. They are also given the opportunity to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.

Explorer Units are the fourth Section of the Scouting family after Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. Explorer Scouts are young people aged between 14 and 18 years old.

The Team

We have a dedicated team of adult leaders who give up their time every Friday evening to run Explorers:

Adult Leaders:

  • Explorer Scout Leader – Paul Simpson
  • Assistant Explorer Leader – Jason Wood
  • Assistant Explorer Leader – Bruce Keenan
  • Explorer Section Assistant – Tom Castle

Contact Us

For more information about the Hildenborough Explorers please contact: explorers@8thtonbridgescouts.org.uk

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