Cnicht 2018 – Wild Camping in November! ⛰️❄️⛺

The first morning on our trip to Snowdonia last weekend started with a lie in after our very late arrival the previous evening. After a fun yet frustrating struggle to fit all of the food and group kit in our bags, we all boarded the minibus to Sygun copper mine, where our walk started. At … Continue reading Cnicht 2018 – Wild Camping in November! ⛰️❄️⛺

Camping by the Coast: a Post-Exam Celebration

Over the last few days, some of our Explorers have been celebrating their post-GCSE freedom with an entirely youth-led camp in Dorset. Check out their blog post below: On Wednesday evening we met for Explorers as usual. Once the meeting had finished and all the equipment had been packed away, us five (Lawrence, Jonah, Max, … Continue reading Camping by the Coast: a Post-Exam Celebration

Life in the Lakes: Easter Camp

What comes to mind when you think of Easter? Bunnies, too much chocolate, a few treasured days off work? Well, our Easter weekend was spent up in the Lake District, tackling activities such as sailing, canoeing, hiking and outdoor climbing. Thursday evening saw us heading up the M1 (along with what felt like half of … Continue reading Life in the Lakes: Easter Camp

29 Hours on the Isle of Wight

This summer, two teams of our plucky Explorers will be taking on the Explorer Belt Award, hiking for 10 days through Germany. In order to prep themselves for the oncoming challenge, one team decided to take on the dangerous fields of the Isle of Wight. Armed with only their rucksacks and a Nights Away Passport, … Continue reading 29 Hours on the Isle of Wight

Watersports & Wales: Easter Camp 2017

Easter Eggs? Check. Excited Explorers? Check. Exhilarating experiences? Check. It must be Easter Camp! On Thursday 13th April, several minibuses packed full of Explorers and their assorted kit headed up to St Brides on Wales' Pembrokeshire coast for an unforgettable Easter Camp. Friday morning started early for our Explorers; the agenda today, a 20(ish)km hike. … Continue reading Watersports & Wales: Easter Camp 2017