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Explorer Scouts

Explorers is the fourth section of the Scouting family aged between 14 to 18. The programme is created by young people working in partnership with adults and is a lot more relaxed to fit the age range (and exam periods!).

Explorers generally meet for two hours per month. In between this as young leaders they help out in other sections towards their Explorer or Duke of Edinburgh awards. They enjoy all that Scouting has to offer! Take a look at a little video of what they get up to or go to the Getting Started bit to find out what you can do.

The Explorer Unit is the final and young person section of the Scout Group. Explorers are young people aged between 14 and 18 years old. There is core flexibility in the age range: young people can join from 13½ and 14½ and must leave at 18 years old

We have one Explorer Unit which meet on the second Friday of each month but this varies depending on the programme. They meet at Farnsfield Village Centre, New Hill, Farnsfield, Newark, Nottinghamshire. NG22 8JN.

Mondays 7.30pm-9.00pm – Explorer Leader Samantha Freeman and Assistant Sarah Windibank.

Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls