Patriot Explorer Scout Unit
Please find below some information regarding our unit.
• Patriot Explorer Scout unit was formed in 2009 to help encourage young leaders back into scouting. Over the last 10 years we are delighted and proud to announce 16 new warranted leaders. We also have a further 8 young leaders who are currently working in different sections within our District to gain both Explorer and Duke of Edinburgh awards.
• Affiliated to 4th Thorpe Bay Scout Group, Patriot ESU participate in running meetings during each term and hold joint camps which provide good links between the sections.
• Location – We meet in school term time at Thorpe Junior School, Greenways Southend-on-Sea, – Wednesday Night 7.45 – 9.30 in the main School Hall which provides a safe and functional space to meet.
• Weekly programs are planned and arranged by Explorers and facilitated by leaders to offer an active and meaningful program which encourages Personal Developments, Leadership, Self Confidence and most important Team Work. Explorers will have plenty of opportunities to participant in UK camps and international expeditions, as well as canoeing, climbing, walking, community projects, British Pedal Car Championship, National Monopoly Runs to name but a few. We also have all the essential camping and hiking equipment.
• All Patriot members have an option to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, We have achieved 3 Gold, 20 Silver and 50 Bronze awards over the past 10 years. with a further 16 members working on Bronze, Silver & Gold awards in the Thorpe Bay, Southend, Southchurch, Shoebury and Wakering areas.
Who to contact
- When is it on
Wednesday evenings from , 7.45pm - 9.30pm
- Time of day
- Session Information
School term time only
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £3.00 per week
- Referral required
- Other notes
Our weekly program are planned and arranged by Explorers and facilitated by leaders to offer an active and meaningful program which encourages Personal Developments, Leadership, Self Confidence and most important Team Work. Explorers will have plenty of opportunities to participant in UK camps and international expeditions, as well as canoeing, climbing, walking, community projects to name but a few. We also have all the essential camping and hiking equipment. We strongly recommend giving Explorers a go before committing to buying a uniform and paying fees.
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- Last user update: 07 Jan 2023
- Last admin update: 13 Jan 2023
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