1st Bedworth has one Explorer Unit which usually meets from 7.30pm to 9.30pm on a Monday evening, but sometimes these times can vary depending upon the activity being undertaken.There are also opportunities to attend activities and camps on some other evenings and on some weekends.
Weekly subscriptions for membership of 1st Bedworth is £2.50 per week for all sections.
This fee covers activity insurance, programme materials, badges and helping to heat, light and maintain the building. It is still payable even if a member does not attend a Unit Night. Please also be aware that activities outside of the Unit Night may be at extra cost.
Explorer Scouts enjoy lots of social activities and have the opportunity to take part in challenging adventurous activities. In addition to the Scout Associations own training and award scheme, 1st Bedworth also offers the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme. The programme includes a wide selection of activities with the emphasis on the outdoors and adventure . Meetings are run by a trained, experienced Leaders who is supported by a team of Skills Instructors and helpers who have all been vetted by an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.
Explorer Scouts are offered the chance to work as Young Leaders with the junior sections of the Group. Young People who take up this opportunity are given leadership training including modules on first aid, managing groups, programme planning and child protection. Young Leader volunteering counts towards Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme..
On most occasions Explorers wear clothing that is suitable for the activity they are participating in . On formal occasions Explorer Scouts wear the following uniform/
* A smart beige coloured shirt,
* Royal blue necka’
* Black or dark grey trousers,
* Black, navy blue or dark grey socks,
* Black boots or shoes.
The shirt is available from us and costs £24. The necka’ is presented free when the Explorer is invested, and most Explorers wear their school trousers and shoes with their uniform.
If you would like further information email [email protected] or call Woody on 07710113291.