We’ve been planning to resurface it for some time to increase capacity, and we started fundraising in September. This week work began in earnest with Explorers digging away, cutting bushes back, setting fence posts in concrete and carefully measuring up the plot.
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, Leaders Nick and John headed to North Wales for a weekend of Canoe Leader training. By constantly improving our Leaders' skills, we can provide better and better activities for our Explorers! John has written about the training here... Saturday 16th November - Lake Day After a comfy overnight stay in a cosy Scout … Continue reading Canoe Leader Training
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
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
Last weekend 45 members of Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit travelled to the middle reaches of the River Thames to undergo training for Duke of Edinburgh expeditions this summer. We were lucky with the weather and had a great time on the water! We do all our DofE expeditions by canoe, and even though the … Continue reading Four things to know before doing your DofE expedition
This weekend a mixed group of Leaders and Explorers headed up to Wales for a weekend of canoeing. Despite having originally planned to take on some whitewater, a combination of high winds and high river levels forced us to abandon this plan and saw us instead honing our skills on the River Severn and Llangollen … Continue reading Canoes & Canals: a weekend in Wales
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