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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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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Fireworks, Fundraising, Scouting Skills

BEHIND THE SCENES: Fireworks 2019

Three weeks ago we welcomed over 3,000 people to Scout Park for our annual community Fireworks Display, which helps raise money for the Unit’s hardship fund and other projects. However, this volunteer-run event is only made possible due to a huge amount of hard work and months of organisation (yep, planning for Fireworks 2020 is […]

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Events, Fireworks, Fundraising

Online booking now CLOSED for Fireworks 2019

ONLINE ADVANCE TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED… …However, that doesn’t mean you can’t still get tickets! If you haven’t bought your advance tickets yet, not to worry, there’s still three more ways you can get tickets to the event: 1) Buy them from Scout Park this week. As per usual, Advance Tickets are available this […]

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Events, Fireworks, Fundraising

FIREWORKS 2019: One month to go

It’s that time of year again! Our 11th annual Fireworks Display is only a month away: on Saturday 2nd of November over 4000 people from across North London (and beyond!) will be stepping through the gates of our community family-friendly fireworks display. But with just four weeks to go until the entirely volunteer-led display, the […]

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Hiking, Scouting Skills, Southern 50

Southern 50 Challenge 2019

The Southern 50 challenge is a gruelling annual hiking competition which WWESU regularly enters teams for, with 30km, 50km and 50 mile routes there are different levels of challenge, but none of the routes could ever be called easy! On Friday, we arrived at Icknield College in Tring, the starting point of the hikes we […]

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