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Most Badger Hill Scouts move to Brocks Explorers, but they don’t have to if they’d prefer to join another Unit, and we have Scouts from other local troops who’ve chosen to join Brocks. We have regular joint evenings and activities with the other Explorer Units in the District and also go to national Explorer events such as the Gilwell 24 in July each year.
Explorers have had both boys and girls as members since they started in 2002 following on from the Venture Scout Units which were also co-
Scouting is the largest Youth Organisation in UK with 457,000 young people supported by 154.000 adults. In January 2017 Ampthill & Woburn District had over 5000 young people including nearly 100 Explorers, about 25% of whom are girls. Brocks is currently 14 strong with six girls. We started with four girls and five guys so the makeup of the Unit hasn’t changed much in 16 years.
The Leader Team
Explorer Scouting is run by adult leaders, BUT with as much input as possible from the Explorers on programme planning, deciding policy, setting Unit rules, etc.
Explorer Scout Leader: Dave Davies, Self-
Assistant Explorer Scout Leader:
Rose Bradshaw -