73rd Reading Explorer Unit

Our Explorer Unit meets on a Thursday evening. See below for what we've got planned this term!

Autumn 2017

Thu 7th September: Rosie's Chip Challenge
Meet at Park - normal times.

Sun 10th September: *****Scoutshoot
Those that have signed up: - DAY/TIME. Scoutshoot ‘17 happens on Sunday 10 September 2017 starting at 0800hrs and finishing around 1600hrs. PLACE. Bisley National Rifle Association Ranges are 5 miles west of Woking, on the Surrey/Hampshire border, about 4 miles from the M3, Junction 3. Approach via Queens Road from the village of Bisley.

Thu 14th September: Virtual Treasure Hunt
Follow the clues using the internet

Thu 21st September: Explorer Run Evening - Chris
Evening of entertainment organised by Big Chris.

Thu 28th September: Will forgot this week
Activity to be decided. Meet at Park

Thu 5th October: Knowl Hill Hike
Meet on Knowl Hill Common. Just past the Royal Oak pub RG10 9YE Might need waterproofs and a torch. Meeting times 7:45 - 9:15

Thu 12th October: Generals
Wargame sim, Meet at Park, normal times

Thu 19th October: Countries
Prep for camp Meet at Park

Sat 21st October: *****Explorer Autumn Camp
Camp at Earleywood campsite. Please return forms by 5th October - remember shooting forms

Thu 26th October: *****Half Term
Half Term - No Explorers

Thu 2nd November: Paddicks Patch Bonfire
Joint evening with Penguins (another Explorer unit) Meet at Paddick's Patch - Normal times

Thu 9th November: Woggles + DoE Presentation
Leather and Turks Head Woggle making. Bronze DofE Expedition presentation. Meet at Park, normal times.

Sun 12th November: *****Remembrance Day Church Parade
Church Parade - Meet in the large hall at 10am

Thu 16th November: Widegames
Widegames at the Coombes Details coming soon

Sat 18th November: *****World Jamboree Selection Camp
FYI - if you want to sign up for the WSJ in the USA this is the selection weekend. For information and signup visit this website: https://berkshirescouts.org.uk/goingabroad.php

Thu 23rd November: Dark Hike 2
Please meet at Spencers Wood recreation Ground 7:45pm Clares Green Road, Spencers wood RG7 1DY

Sat 25th November: *****Conservation
Conservation work at Loddon Nature Reserve, Twyford. RG10 9GA Meet in the carpark of the Wagon and Horses 10am - 1pm

Thu 30th November: Fencing
This week we have a session of Fencing booked with Penguins ESU. We are meeting at their scout hut: 89th Reading Scouts HQ, Jefferson Close, RG4 8US We will meet slightly later: 8pm to 9:30pm

Sat 2nd December: *****Winter Sleepover
Sleepover at Paddicks Patch 1pm Saturday - 11pm Sunday

Thu 7th December: Boardgames
Meet at Park, normal times

Sun 10th December: *****Senior Citizens Xmas Party
Please make every effort to attend and help with this event (there will be food left over to hoover up) Meet at Park - 2pm - 5pm

Thu 14th December: Christmas Evening
Meet at Park - normal times