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Welcome to our website. Here you will find lots of information about Explorer Scouting locally, as well as links to local, county, area and national websites about Scouting.

Award presentation at Discovery

Our District Explorer Scout necker is "Scout Purple"

Trojan on a Silver D of E expedition

Explorer Scouts are young people, usually aged between 14 and 18 years old. They make up the fourth Section of the Scouting family.


The South West Notts Scout District extends from Toton and the County border in the west to Nottingham University in the east, and from Attenborough, Beeston Rylands and the River Trent in the south to Trowell in the north, covering all of Beeston, Chilwell, Bramcote and Stapleford. Click Here for a map of the District. (pdf, 162kb)


South West Notts is part of Nottinghamshire Scout County - visit the County Explorer website

Success breeds ... a need for more adult volunteers!

adult support Explorer Scouting in South West Nottinghamshire has been growing well over the last few years, from 55 young people in 2009 to 86 in 2014, but this growth brings extra demands on the adult leadership team. Also, people move on, and this creates a need for other adults to replace them. So, Explorer Scouting in the local area has several opportunities for adults who would like to assist teenagers achieve the potentials of which they are capable. Read more about the ways in which adults can get involved (pdf, 180kb) in Scouting locally, and see the newsletters below, and the Past Events and Diary pages, for information about the activities which you might help to put on.


Newsletters to Download
new! August 2016 newsletter (pdf, 711kb) new!
 
April 2016 newsletter (pdf, 2.3Mb)
 December 2015 newsletter (pdf, 950kb)
 September 2015 newsletter (pdf, 1.3Mb)

older newsletters are available on the past events page

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The units in the South West Notts district are:


Magellan Explorer Scout Unit

meets Thursdays in Beeston

Magellan wear the District Explorer Scout necker

 latest programme (MS Word 13kb)


Pioneer Explorer Scout Unit

meets Mondays in Chilwell

Pioneer continue to wear the old Pioneer VSU necker
 new!latest programme (pdf 243kb) new!
latest newsletter (pdf 523kb)
 

Discovery Explorer Scout Unit

(Water Activities) 

Meets on Thursdays in Beeston Rylands or on Barton Island

Discovery wear the 2nd Beeston (Sea Scout) necker

 latest programme (MS Word 14kb)


Sharman (Young Leader)
Explorer Scout Unit

meets all over the place!

Young Leaders wear the District Explorer Scout necker

Tornado Explorer Scout Unit

meets Mondays in Stapleford

Young Leaders wear the District Explorer Scout necker


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This page last updated 10 Sep 2016

 

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