Camping, Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2021: Northumberland

After over a year with no large camps, Wild Wolf ESU finally managed to venture out to Northumberland, where we resided at the gorgeous Dilston Scout Campsite, a short distance from Hadrian’s Wall. We spent ten days exploring the Northumbrian countryside, visiting fascinating destinations, and getting stuck into some very adventurous activities. DAY 1 –  […]

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Camping, DofE, Water Activities

Bronze DofE Expedition Weekend

“Everyone was up bright and early on Saturday morning. Thirty Explorers and a number of Leaders had been nervously awaiting this day for months, mainly since we didn’t know whether it would be cancelled due to the pandemic. It was finally time for our Bronze DofE expedition – something that we had been preparing for, […]

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Community, Scouting Skills

WWESU: One Year in COVID

One year ago today, Scout groups across the country were forced to suspend face-to-face Scouting in light of a developing pandemic. Ever since, Wild Wolf ESU has strived to continue providing the best quality of Scouting possible for our young people; thanks to the dedication of our Leaders and amazing support from the WWESU community, […]

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Camping, Events, Scouting Skills

Looking back at Lockdown

The last half year has been a chaotic upheaval for every part of everyone’s life, including (of course) Scouting. As we cautiously return to face-to-face scouting, our Explorers took a moment to look back on what we’ve been through, as well as what we’re looking forward to this term! – Ben During remote scouting, Wild […]

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Youth-led Investitures

Youth-led Investitures. At Wild Wolf ESU you have to recite all of your Scout Laws and your Scout Promise by heart during your investiture. It’s a solemn moment that our Unit takes seriously, and new members really do have to learn all their Laws! People are often surprised by this, but it’s very achievable. In […]

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Events, Hiking, Scouting Skills, Southern 50

Super Southern 50! 🥾🗺

February half term at WWESU means one thing, the Southern 50! This year we had three teams participating in the annual hiking competition; read on to hear the Explorers’ own tales of how their weekend went… “in the end we managed to reach the finish which felt like such an amazing accomplishment.” Keeping a happy […]

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Water Activities, Wild Camping

THE RIVER SPEY: From Source to Sea*

At Wild Wolf the Leaders are just as active as the Explorers. Every winter a group of us travel to a distant corner of the British Isles to undertake a challenging expedition, partly to develop and hone our own skills, but mostly just because we enjoy being outside, walking, canoeing and wild camping. This year […]

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