Camping, Hiking, Wild Camping

West Highlands Hillwalking

For WWESU’s 2022 annual October Half Term Hillwalking Trip we returned to the great mountain ranges of Scotland, this time to Fort William and the West Highlands. Read on to find out what we got up to… Sunday Kicking off with an early 5am start outside Scout Park, our group of 8 Explorers and 2 […]

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Community, Events

Operation Feather

Following the death of HM The Queen, Patron of the Scout Association, nearly 200 Scouts aged 18-25 were called up to support the Lying-in-State. WWESU Leaders Carina and Ellie were chosen to help – read on to hear more.

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Camping, DofE, Summer Camp

The WWESU Summer RoundUp

CHAMBOREE This Summer, WWESU headed to Cheshire for the Cheshire International Jamboree. Chamboree is a week long camp attended by scouts from around the world.  A group of just under 50 Explorers huddled in the middle of the Scout park car park, bright and early during the summer holidays could only mean one thing, It […]

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Camping, Hiking

Snowdonia Hillwalking Trip

After over 15th months since our last camp, we were all delighted when the NYA announced residential trips of up to 6 people could commence again. In true WWESU fashion, the minibus was acquired; the plans and risk assessments were submitted and in less than a week after the COVID rules were relaxed, 4 of […]

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Camping, DofE, Water Activities

DofE Expeditions 2021

This summer, 25 Explorers across six Duke of Edinburgh teams took to the River Severn for their practice and qualifying expeditions. Over the course of their week-long adventure, teams were able to overcome the challenges of self-sufficiency and build on their teamwork and leadership skills, whilst exploring the beauty of the Severn by canoe. Keep […]

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Camping, Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2021: Northumberland

After over a year with no large camps, Wild Wolf ESU finally managed to venture out to Northumberland, where we resided at the gorgeous Dilston Scout Campsite, a short distance from Hadrian’s Wall. We spent ten days exploring the Northumbrian countryside, visiting fascinating destinations, and getting stuck into some very adventurous activities. DAY 1 –  […]

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Hiking, Summer Camp

KISC update 7 – Hiking, hiking and rain

Group B left at 10.30 on Sunday to hike up to the Frundenhutte, a mountain hut 2562m above sea level, for an ice-climbing and glacier workshop. It was a challenging hike, but worth it for the incredible views of the lake and surrounding scenery. We arrived in good time and had a couple of hours […]

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