This year has seen eight of WWESU's older Explorers and recent leavers achieving their Queen's Scout Award, the highest youth award in Scouting. Last Sunday seven of us headed to Windsor Castle for the annual 'Day of Celebration and Achievement', to which all new Queen's Scouts are invited. Dressed in our finest Scout uniform, we … Continue reading Queen’s Scout Parade: Windsor 2018
It's 4pm on Saturday. The gates are about to open for the biggest event in our calendar: our annual community fireworks display.
Our annual community fireworks display is THIS SATURDAY! All of us here at Wild Wolf ESU are very excited for our ninth display, which promises to be the best one yet – and we hope that you are too! To help you plan your visit, we’ve put together this handy guide of all the things … Continue reading FIREWORKS 2017: Everything You Need to Know
ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED (but don't worry, tickets will still be available on the gate!) Our 100th blog post brings you an update on the preparations for our Scout Park fireworks display on the 4th November. With only two weeks to go, set up for the day is well underway and lots of tickets have … Continue reading Fireworks 2017 Update – Online Booking Now CLOSED
Yes, it's that time of the year again: Fireworks time! Our annual fireworks display at Scout Park regularly draws crowds of over 2,000 people, and planning for this year's event has already been underway for months. The display will be on the 4th November 2017, so make sure to save the date! This year has … Continue reading It’s back: Fireworks 2017!
What's a Scout's favourite topic of conversation? Well, I'm sure it depends on the Unit, but at Wild Wolf ESU it's not uncommon to hear Explorers comparing the merits of different Goretex waterproofs, or planning a DofE expedition by sail, or finalising the details of an Explorer Belt hike in Germany. One thing's for certain … Continue reading The Southern 50 Challenge 2017
Wild Wolf ESU was set up in 2009, and since then we've participated in many crazy activities and been to many new places. Last night, we invited our family and friends to Scout Park, to celebrate our 7th birthday with a barbecue and the presentation of several prestigious awards. We were very pleased to welcome … Continue reading Our 7th Birthday BBQ
While most people might know Saint George as that guy who killed a dragon, we know him as something different: the patron saint of Scouting. And as last Saturday was St George's Day, we spent Sunday down at Scout Park, taking part in the celebrations. We arrived bright and early at 9am, and quickly got to work … Continue reading St George’s Day Celebrations
Sitting in a church for three and a half hours may not be most people's idea of a fun night out, but when you spend that time watching awe-inspiring footage of people doing crazy things on mountains, the time seems to fly by. Last night, instead of the usual evening at Scout Park, WWESU Explorers … Continue reading Banff Mountain Film Festival
There's nothing quite like a long, muddy hike to get you in the mood for February half-term. Last Saturday several WWESU teams took part in the Southern 50 challenge, which takes place in the Chiltern Hills: to walk either 30km, 50km, or 50 miles in 24 hours. The weekend started late on Friday night, as … Continue reading Southern 50 2016