The team organised a “Cube” style set of challenges which involved balancing balls, catching balls in cups and lots of coordination skills. Great fun.
We invested in para-cord and clips for the Explorers to learn the art of para-cord weaving to make a practical bracelet with a clip that contained a whistle. All enjoyed.
The Explorers took part in a traditional Scout trading post with a bit of a potato twist at the start of the evening. They had to peel a potato skin and there were points for the longest single length of peel. This produced some interesting interpretations of the words “single length of peel”. It was…
3 of our Explorers play for Hessle RUFC under 15’s and they supported the Beavers with their Fitness challenge by delivering rugby union skills and some fitness activities. Both the Explorers and the Beavers had a great night.
The Explorers built on the team spirit they all share with some interesting challenges which encouraged working together to achieve the goal.
The Explorers provided a strong labour force to assist with the new outdoor activity area at the Scout HQ. They helped with the clearing of the ground in preparation for the new security fencing, door and paving. Some of them even got to drive the JCB.
This week the Explorers set about making a new kind of cooker. It involved a large tin can, tin foil and a grill. They used charcoal as their heat source, which some were more successful at using than others!
We visited the Humberside Fire & Rescue control room at the HQ building. This was a very interesting evening and really good to see the type of technology at the finger tips of the controllers and the type of incidents they deal with. We witnessed live incidents and it was an eye opener for the…
The Scout Group supported by the Explorer unit held a fundraising table top sale. This was a fantastic effort by all and the long hours paid off with a massive £652 raised. Well done.
What did you do this summer? If you were at Hessle Explorers you could have enjoyed this……….