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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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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Hiking, Scouting Skills, Wild Camping

John’s ML assessment!

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 […]

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