Let’s face it; by the age of 14, most young people know what they want.

Explorer Scouts therefore have a big say in what they do, while being supported by adult volunteers.

Unit members:

  • Get to try activities such as power boating, sailing, snow and motor sports
  • Deliver campsite services – running activities or helping with site maintenance
  • Fundraise and help in the community
  • Go on camping expeditions in the UK and abroad
  • Go for The Queen’s Scout Award, Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver and Gold and the Explorer Belt (a 10 day challenge abroad) – all recognised by universities and employers
  • Train as young leaders – working with an experienced adult, they learn how to run activities for young people aged 6 – 14.


  • We meet the 2nd Saturday of each month


  • 2pm – 4.30pm


  • Alec Bussey Scout Centre,
    Rowington Road,
    NR1 3RR
  • (fully wheelchair accessible).