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 … Continue reading THE RIVER SPEY: From Source to Sea*
Last weekend we headed up to North Wales for some white water on the River Banwy
For our Silver and Gold DofE expeditions twenty two of us canoed for a week along the picturesque River Severn, carrying everything we needed to live for four days.
Two weeks ago, 62 members of Wild Wolf ESU travelled to Kandersteg International Scout Centre in Switzerland for our annual Summer Camp. This epic trip was our biggest summer camp yet, and gave us the opportunity to experience amazing adventures, as well as building our skills of teamwork, leadership, and resilience in the face of … Continue reading SUMMER CAMP 2019: Kandersteg International Scout Centre
Last Friday, 35 of Wild Wolf’s Explorers and Leaders headed down to Buddens Scout Centre for a weekend in sunny Dorset. Our annual Warm Up Camp is always a great chance to celebrate the end of the school year and brush up on skills before heading off to Summer Camp later in July – which … Continue reading Warm Up for Summer Camp 2019
During May half-term, I travelled to Snowdonia for my Mountain Leader assessment at Plas Y Brenin: the culmination of over two years of trips in mountainous terrain within Scouting and independently, with the aim of gaining this professional qualification in mountain leadership. After being picked up by the shuttle at Llandudno Junction on the Sunday … Continue reading John’s ML assessment!
We had the campsite (almost) all to ourselves Wild camping is one of the more challenging ways to get out and enjoy the UK countryside, and Wales is one of Wild Wolf's favourite destinations! After a long drive up to Snowdonia on Friday night, we arrived at our campsite, Dolgam, where we pitched up in … Continue reading Wild Wolf’s Wild Welsh Weekend
Easter camp is one of the biggest yearly events on the WWESU calendar, after fireworks and summer camp. This year seemed pretty summery, though, as we had been lucky to get the most gorgeous weather last weekend as we headed off to one of the Unit's favourite destinations- Snowdonia! Thursday Thursday evening the motley crew … Continue reading An eggcellent Easter in Snowdonia
Everything you need to know about cycling expeditions! And the lowdown on the French leg of our trip...
This is part 1, check out part two HERE Also why not watch this little video of the trip!: https://youtu.be/dLn1UaFSn88 This week we are undertaking an epic expedition; we’re cycling to Paris! Cycling is very different to our usual canoeing expeditions and here are some reasons why: Gram counting counts! Whilst canoeing, the water kindly carries … Continue reading London to Paris 2019 (Part 1: The British bit…)