Posts by: Tabs

Planning & Games Night

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Our meeting on the 4th April was an Explorer planning meeting and games night. We asked the Explorers to plan their own meeting activities for future programme events. We also played a few games, one of which involved a relay where the Explorer at the back of the line was shown an image which they had to draw on the person in front’s back and so on until the person at the front of the line had to replicate the image by drawing it onto paper

Young Leader Training

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On the 12th April we initiated our Young Leader training with Module A. Young Leaders are members who also help with other units such as Beavers or Cubs on a regular basis. To do this YLs need to complete their Young Leader Award which covers topics like 1st aid training, how to teach skills to others and on this occaision how to keep themselves and others safe.

Climbing Evening

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Our meeting on the 7th March was another climbing evening. Many of our Explorers (as well as our Leaders) are working on their climbing qualifications and we provide these sessions to help them achieve this.

International Pancake Evening

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Shrove Tuesday 2023 collided with Scouts Founders Day, which is the day all Scout members celebrate as the ‘founding’ day of Scouting. We chose to mix up traditional pancakes to have an international theme to honour the international family of Scouting. There were more traditional flavours of lemon and sugar however there were also pancakes with shredded duck, cucumber and one with all the ingredients provided!

2022 Remembrance Parade Slough

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On Remembrance Sunday 2022 1st Slough Explorers attented Slough Borough’s annual Remembrance Parade. We held a service in Slough town centre and marched in formation to St Mary’s where a church service was held, followed by wreath laying at St Mary’s war memorial.

Climbing Evening

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Our meeting on the 31st January was a night of climbing. The Explorers learned belay techniques and used the automatic belay at the climbing wall in Slough. Some climbed for the first time under the guidance of our qualified Leaders.

‘Freshers’ Night at 1st Slough Explorers

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Our first night back in the new year of 2023 we had a refresher night, getting to know each other again. The Explorers compiled a short presentation about themselves with interesting facts and even the Leaders participated!