Upcoming events

The calendar shows events taking place for Explorers in Kent. If you have an event which should be listed - contact us.

  • Gilwell 24

    11th - 13th July 2008

    Gilwell 24 is a National Explorer camp held at Gilwell Park in Essex. As the name suggests, based on the tv programme ‘24’, activities run for 24 hours from 9am on Saturday morning until 9am Sunday morning. On Friday night there is normally a Disco, fun fair and other activities.Around 1,500 Explorers attend each year, providing a good chance to meet others and take part in the activities, or chill out and sun bathe!Activities include, simulators, quad bikes, mountain boarding, shooting, sub-aqua, climbing, inflatable games and much more. For a full list of activities visit – www.gilwell24.info...

  • Kent Show

    11th - 13th July 2008

    Visit Kent Scouts at the Kent show - find out about Explorer Scouting and lend a hand!...

  • KESWAD - Kent Explorer Scout Water Activity Day

    20th July 2008

    A chance to try a variety of water activities including:kayakingcanoeingsailingpowerboatingwindsurfingsub-aquaWhere: WhitstableWhen: 20th July 2008How much: £20Deadline: 6th July 2008More information and to book: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/activities/water/KESWAD_2008.pdf...

  • LEAP 08 - Lets Explore Another Place

    26th July - 3rd August 2008

    A week of activity in ItalyMore information...

  • Kayak, Sailing & Windsurfing Courses

    5th - 7th September 2008

    Develop or learn a new skill!3 separate courses are being run this weekend...BCU 1, 2 and 3 Star Course for Kayaks and open canoeing. - £40RYA level 1 and 2 & seamanship courses for sailing - £42RYA start windsurfing course - £40When 5th - 7th September 2008Location: Bewl WaterDeadline for...

  • Launch Party Weekend

    Launch Party Weekend

    5th - 7th September 2008

    The leader launch event of the new Kent Explorer website.Visit the County Explorer Team in the Kent Explorer Party Tent on Branchet Field, register for the extra parts of this site and find out about up and coming Explorer events in Kent.Don't forget to pick up your Kent Explorer coaster complete...

  • RYA PWC Jet Ski Proficiency course

    13th September 2008

    RYA PWC Jet Ski Proficiency course.When: 13th September 2008Cost: £80Location: WhitstableDeadline: 30th AugustMore info at: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110 For more information contact Neill using the form below:...

  • DofE Bronze Expedition

    19th - 21st September 2008

    Duke of Edinburghs Bronze Expedition (Practice or Assessed) Location: Hopehill, Gravesham. Cost: £15.Participants can only attend if their ESL has had a County Training. This is not a passport event. Contact Sharon Jones using the form below for more information....

  • Kayak, Sailing & Windsurfing Courses

    19th - 21st September 2008

    Develop or learn a new skill!3 separate courses are being run this weekend...BCU 1, 2 and 3 Star Course for Kayaks and open canoeing. - £40RYA level 1 and 2 & seamanship courses for sailing - £42RYA start windsurfing course - £40When 19th - 21th September 2008Location: Bewl WaterDeadline for...

  • Back to Basics - 11th Bog Seat

    Back to Basics - 11th Bog Seat

    27th - 28th September 2008

    Back to basics - camping without lifes little luxurys - no hair straighteners this weekend!Cooking on open fires, bivvi building and the bog seat challenge!Location: Buckmore ParkCost: £4 which includes camping, bog seat entry and activities - units must bring own food and equipment.You can come...

  • RYA Powerboat Intermediate course

    27th September 2008

    RYA Powerboat Intermediate courseWhen: 27th September 2008Cost: £75Location: WhitstableDeadline: 13th September 2008For more information visit http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110 or contact Tim using the form below:...

  • RYA Tidal Sailing Level 2 and Seamanship course

    27th - 28th September 2008

    RYA Tidal Sailing Level 2 and Seamanship courseWhen: 27th - 28th September 2008Cost: £45Location: WhitstableDeadline: 13th SeptemberFor more information visit http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107 or email Kevin using the form below:...

  • First aid training

    4th - 5th October 2008

    First aid training event - A Wilderness 16 hour course 12 places, includes effects of heat and cold.When: 4th - 5th October 2008Cost: £55Location: Tunbridge WellsDeadline: 15th September 2008For more information, contact Nigel using the form below:...

  • Hill walking assessment

    11th October 2008

    Hill walking assessment part 1When: 11th October 2008 - Evening SessionLocation: North Downs, KentDeadline: 20th September 2008For more information or to book a place contact Nick using the form below:...

  • LEAP 08 Reunion

    LEAP 08 Reunion

    11th - 12th October 2008

    LEAP 08 Reunion. Event info has now been emailed and posted to LEAP participants...If you have any questions, contact Ian using the form below:...

  • RYA Advanced Powerboat course

    11th - 12th October 2008

    RYA Advanced Powerboat courseWhen: 11th - 12th October 2008Cost: £150Where: WhitstableAge: 16+Deadline: 27th SeptemberFor more information at http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110 or by contacting Tim using the form below:...

  • Masterchef Competition

    Masterchef Competition

    12th October 2008

    Can you cook it? The annual Kent Explorers Masterchef Competition sees units from across the County battle it out to impress the judges...but who will be crowned Masterchef 2008?When: 12th October 2008View the event flyerFor information or to register your team, contact Iain using the form below:...

  • JOTI / JOTA

    18th - 19th October 2008

    JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) and JOTA (Jamboree on the Air) is a weekend Jamboree, where no matter where you are, you can interact with Scouts from across the world, both online and via radio using modern communication technology.Website: http://www.jotajoti.org Why not get your Unit to take...

  • Hill walking in Yorkshire

    24th - 26th October 2008

    Hill walking in Yorkshire with camping and self catering. Transport provided.When: 24th - 26th October 2008Cost: £45 approxLocation: YorkshireWebsite: http://www.theimc.org.uk/ Organised by the IMCFor more information visit the IMC website or contact Mandy using the form below:...

  • Sedan Chair Rally

    24th - 26th October 2008

    Sedan Chair Rally at Tolmers. A weekend camp for Explorers and Network.The rally is an annual event running since 1966. The weekend involves activities, team competitions, disco and the sedan chair race!When: 24th - 26th October 2008Cost £15 (includes camping and activities)Food: Provide your own -...

  • Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Expedition

    25th - 27th October 2008

    Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Expedition (Practice or Assessed) based as Skreens Park in Essex.When: 25th - 27th October 2008Cost: £30Location: Skeens ParkPartipants can only attend if their ESL has had County Training. This is not a passport event.For more information contact Sharon using the form...

  • White Water Introductory Experience

    25th - 26th October 2008

    White Water Introductory ExperienceWhen: 25th - 26th October 2008Cost: £80Location: WalesDeadline: 12th OctoberWebsite: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=106For more information contact Mike using the form below:...

  • RYA Safety Boat course

    1st - 2nd November 2008

    RYA Safety Boat courseWhen: 1st - 2nd November 2008Cost: £75Location: WhitstableDeadline: 18th October 2008Website: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110For more information contact Neill using the form below:...

  • Wintac - Winter Activity Camp

    14th - 16th November 2008

    Essex Scouts organise an annual Winter Activity Camp with around 500 Explorer Scouts...The event is organised and hosted by Essex Scouts but is open to Explorer Scout Units from all across the UK. There are many activities planned for the weekend including sports, climbing, archery, circus skills,...

  • Operation Triangle

    22nd - 23rd November 2008

    Are you up for the challenge? Operation Triangle - A night navigation exercise for Explorer Scouts. Triangle is a night exercise for teams of 4 Explorer Scouts. The exercise involves hiking 15 miles across country. Teams will process along the course as directed, reporting at the various...

  • Wilderness first aid training

    6th - 7th December 2008

    16 hour wilderness first aid training course. Includes the effects of heat and cold.When: 6th - 7th December 2008Cost: £55Places: 12Location: Sittingbourne areaDeadline: 17th November 2008For more information and to book contact Nigel using the form below:...

  • Explorer Belt Expedition Presentation

    Explorer Belt Expedition Presentation

    14th December 2008

    Interested in carrying out an International Expedition? Then come along and find out more about the Explorer Belt Expedition.2 Explorers and 2 Networkers in April completed an Explorer Belt Expedition to Norway (more information here). The team will be providing a presentation featuring the...

  • Monopoly Run

    Monopoly Run

    19th - 21st December 2008

    This years Monopoly run will take place in London. Your unit can complete it any time between the 19th and the 21st December 2008. All you need to do, is go up to London and get photos of you completing the list of the challenges and 'monopoly squares'. These can then be sent to us in a variety of...

  • Gilwell Winter Camp

    Gilwell Winter Camp

    9th - 11th January 2009

    Like the idea of waking up to snow on your tent?* Winter Camp is an annual activity camp held at Gilwell Park for Scouts and Explorers. Activities typically include a fair ground, quasar, climbing, simulator, robot wars, challenge valley (assault course), disco, cinema, quad bikes and much more....

  • Winter Survival

    Winter Survival

    13th - 15th February 2009

    Winter Survival is possibly the most challenging activity on the Explorer Calender. Taken from the Survival website:Explorer Scouts have to walk a route of about 40 miles. They begin on a Friday evening from a location only made known to them via a phone call earlier the same evening. At the...

  • Winter hill walking

    20th - 22nd February 2009

    Winter hill walking in the Lake District. Transport, accomodation, and most food provided.When: 20th - 22nd February 2009Cost: £60Food: Most food providedLocation: Coniston, Lake District - transport and accomodation providedWebsite: http://www.theimc.org.uk/For more information visit the IMC...

  • Freezer Camp - 12th Bog Seat

    Freezer Camp - 12th Bog Seat

    27th February - 1st March 2009

    The 12th Golden Bog Seat Competition combined with Freezer Camp!Its going to be a good-un so get the date in your diary (and note this one starts on the Friday night!)When: Friday 27th February - Sunday 1st March 2009View the event posterNot sure what the Bog Seat is all about - Find out more...

  • RYA VHF Radio Course

    28th February 2009

    RYA VHF Radio CourseWhen: Saturday 28th February 2009Where: WhitstableAge: 16+Cost: £50Deadline: 15th Feburary 2009For more information, visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107...

  • RYA 1st Aid Course for Water Sports

    7th March 2009

    RYA 1st Aid Course for Water SportsAge: 16+Where: WhitstableCost: £20Deadline: 21st FebruaryFor more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=113...

  • Powerboat Night Navigation Practice

    28th March 2009

    Powerboat Night Navigation PracticeWhen: 28th March 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £20Age: 16+Deadline 14th March 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Explorer and Network Presentation Evening

    Explorer and Network Presentation Evening

    4th April 2009

    County Explorer and Network Presentation EveningWhen: 4th April 2009Where: MaidstoneParticipants have now been sent information about the event. If you have achieved an Explorer award, Invicta Challenge, DofE or your Queen Scout Award, contact Sharon using the form below to let her know so that...

  • RYA Advanced Powerboat course

    4th - 5th April 2009

    RYA Advanced Powerboat courseWhen: 4th - 5th April 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £160Age: 16+Deadline: 22nd March 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Gang shows

    Gang shows

    9th - 18th April 2009

    Two great Gangshows for Easter:Thanet GangshowMaidstone Gangshow...

  • Thanet Gang Show 2009

    9th - 13th April 2009

    Where: The Theatre Royal MargateWebsite: http://gangshow.thanetscouts.org.uk ...

  • Maidstone Gang Show

    14th - 18th April 2009

    When: 14th April - 18th April 2009Where: Hazlitt Theatre, MaidstoneNightly performances at 7.30pm. Saturday 2.30pm matinee. Opening night is Gala Night in aid of Maidstone Mencap.Tickets available from Beccy Martin until 28th February 2009. Contact Beccy using the form below....

  • PWC (Jet Ski) Proficiency Course

    19th April 2009

    PWC (Jet Ski) Proficiency CourseWhen: 19th April 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £90Age: 16+Deadline 4th AprilFor more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109...

  • PWC Jet Ski Instructors Conversion Course

    25th April 2009

    PWC (Jet Ski) Instructors Conversion CourseWhen: 11th April 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £90Age: 16+Deadline: 11th April 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109 ...

  • Dartmoor hill walking

    1st - 4th May 2009

    Dartmoor hill walking and camping.When: 1st-5th May 2009Cost: £15 approxLocation: DartmoorTransport: Provide your ownFood: Self cateringWebsite: http://www.theimc.org.uk For more information visit the IMC (Invicta Mountaineering Club) website above or contact the IMC using the form below:...

  • Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Expedition Weekend

    8th - 10th May 2009

    Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Expedition WeekendWhen: 8th May - 10th May 2009Location: Hope Hill near MeophamCost: £15For more information contact Sharon using the form below:...

  • PWC (Jet Ski) Instructors Course

    8th May 2009

    PWC Jet Ski Instructors CourseWhen: 8th May 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £90Age: 16+Deadline: 25th April 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109...

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 course

    9th - 10th May 2009

    RYA Powerboat Level 2 courseWhen: 9th - 10th May 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £80Age: 14+Deadline: 25th AprilFor more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Kayaking / Open Canoeing BCU 1,2,3 Star Courses

    15th - 17th May 2009

    Kayaking and Open Canoeing BCU 123 Star CoursesWhen: 15th - 17th May 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 2nd May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=112...

  • RYA Start Windsurfing Course

    15th - 17th May 2009

    RYA Start Windsurfing CourseWhen: 15th - 17th May 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=112...

  • Sailing RYA Level 1,2 & Seamanship Courses

    15th - 17th May 2009

    Sailing RYA Level 1,2 & Seamanship CoursesWhen: 15th - 17th May 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 2nd May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107 ...

  • IMC AGM

    16th May 2009

    IMC AGMWhen: 16th May 2009Where: Tovil Scout HQWebsite: www.theimc.org.uk ...

  • Topper Fun Day

    16th May 2009

    Topper Fun DayWhen: 16th May 2009Where: UpnorCost: £18Deadline: 2nd May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=112...

  • Dinghy Instructors Course

    18th - 24th May 2009

    Dinghy Instructors CourseWhen: 18th - 24th May 2009Where: WhitstableAge: 15+Cost: £190For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107...

  • New Chief Scout Announcement

    18th May 2009

    The new Chief Scout will be announced by the Scout Association on Monday 18th May 2009.To be the first in the know, sign up to www.scouts.org.uk/scout1000 and also give your views on issues affecting you....

  • Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Expedition Weekend

    22nd - 25th May 2009

    Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Expedition WeekendWhen: 22nd May - 25th May 2009Location: Ashdown ForestCost: £30For more information, contact Sharon using the form below:...

  • Powerboat Instructors Course

    29th - 30th May 2009

    Powerboat Instructors CourseWhen: 29th - 30th May 2009Where: WhitstableCost: £190Age: 16+Deadline: 16th May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110 ...

  • Kayaking / Open Canoeing BCU 1,2,3 star courses

    12th - 14th June 2009

    Kayaking and Open Canoeing BCU 123 Star CoursesWhen: 12th - 16th June 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 30th May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=106 ...

  • RYA Start Windsurfing Course

    12th - 14th June 2009

    RYA Start Windsurfing CourseWhen: 12th June 2009 - 14th June 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 30th May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=112 ...

  • Sailing RYA Level 1,2 & Seamanship Courses

    12th - 14th June 2009

    Sailing RYA Level 1, 2 and Seamanship Courses.When: 12th June 2009 - 14th June 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 30th May 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107 ...

  • Reach 2009

    Reach 2009

    14th June 2009

    REACH will be at Hope Hill in Meopham on Sunday 14 June 2009 and we need Kent Explorers to get involved.We're looking for Explorers to 'buddy' young people at the event.REACH is an activity day for young people aged 8 to 16 who have special or additional needs. The day gives these young people the...

  • Kayaking / Open Canoeing BCU 1,2,3 Star Courses

    19th - 21st June 2009

    Kayaking and Open Canoeing BCU 123 Star CoursesWhen: 19th - 21th June 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 6th June 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=106 ...

  • RYA Start Windsurfing Course

    19th - 21st June 2009

    RYA Start Windsurfing CourseWhen: 19th - 21th June 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 6th June 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107 ...

  • Sailing RYA Level 1,2 & Seamanship Courses

    19th - 21st June 2009

    Sailing RYA Level 1,2 and Seamanship CoursesWhen: 19th - 21th June 2009Where: Bewl WaterCost: £44Age: 13+Deadline: 6th June 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107 ...

  • DESC & DESA Meeting

    DESC & DESA Meeting

    22nd - 25th June 2009

    Yes, we know its short notice, but we wanted to squeeze a long awaited DESC / DESA meeting in before the summer to share with you County and National Explorer plans, find out what Districts and Units are up to and see how we can support you better in the future.Although its called a DESC and DESA...

  • JAWS - Just Add Water

    JAWS - Just Add Water

    4th - 5th July 2009

    JAWS is Kent Scouts water activities day. Come and try out water activities - no experience required...Try water sports including:SailingKayakingWindsurfingPowerboatingSub-aquaWhen: 4th and 5th July 2009Cost: £22For more information and to book see the booking form at:...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    10th - 12th July 2009

    Update - Kent at 24We all know that Kent is the best and this year we would like to show it by turning up to the opening ceremony on-mass – and just so they can’t miss us we’ve decided upon a County theme – Pirates – we’d like as many Kent Units to moor- up with us on the lawn outside ‘The White...

  • IMC Guide Walking weekend

    10th - 12th July 2009

    IMC Guide Walking weekendWhen: 10th July 2009 - 12th July 2009Where: South DownsCost: £15 including mealsFor more information visit www.theimc.org.uk or email the IMC using the form below...

  • Kent Agricultural Show 2009

    Kent Agricultural Show 2009

    17th - 19th July 2009

    Come and visit the Kent Scouts area at the Kent Show. Find out about Scouting in Kent and try out Scouting activities.Want to help? Kent Scouts are looking for young people aged 13-19 to help at the show as stewards. You will get a free ticket to get into the show but will need to get there...

  • KIJ Kent International Jamboree 2009

    KIJ Kent International Jamboree 2009

    30th July - 6th August 2009

    Summer 2009 - The Kent International Jamboree (KIJ) will be the place to be. Join young people from across the UK and around the world for an incredible Jamboree experience.KIJ will have its own dedicated 'Explorer Zone' bordering each sub-camp. Each day, afternoon activities and evening...

  • Kayaking / Open Canoeing - BCU 1, 2 and 3 star courses

    4th - 6th September 2009

    Kayaking and Open canoeing BCU 1,2 and 3 star coursesWhen: 4th - 6th September 2009Cost: £44Where: Bewl WaterDeadline: 22nd August 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=106 ...

  • RYA Start Windsurfing Course

    4th - 6th September 2009

    RYA Start Windsurfing CourseWhen: 4th - 6th September 2009Cost: £44Where: Bewl WaterDeadline: 22nd August 2009For more information please see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=112...

  • Sailing RYA Level 1, 2 and seamanship course

    4th - 6th September 2009

    Sailing weekend - RYA Level 1, 2 and Seamanship courseWhen: 4th - 6th September 2009Cost: £44Where: Bewl WaterDeadline: 22nd AugustFor more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107...

  • PWC (Jet ski) Proficiency Course

    6th September 2009

    PWC (Jet Ski) Proficiency CourseWhen: 6th September 2009Age: 16+Cost: £90Where: WhitstableDeadline: 22nd August 2009For more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109...

  • RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course

    12th September 2009

    RYA Intermediate Powerboat CourseWhen: 12th September 2009Age: 16+Cost: £80Where: WhitstableDeadline: WhitstableFor more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Topper Fun Day

    12th September 2009

    Topper Fun DayWhen: 12th September 2009Cost: £18Where: UpnorDeadline: 22nd August 2009For more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107...

  • Go Powerboating

    13th September 2009

    Go Powerboating - one and a half hour sessions When: 13th September 2009Cost: £15Where: WhitstableDeadline: 29th August 2009For more information: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Kayaking and Open Canoeing BCU 1,2 and 3 star Courses

    18th - 20th September 2009

    Kayaking and Open Canoeing BCU 1,2 and 3 Star Courses When: 18th - 20th September 2009Cost: £44Where: Bewl WaterDeadline: 5th September 2009For more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=106...

  • Sailing - RYA Level 1,2,3 and Seamanship Courses

    18th - 20th September 2009

    Sailing - RYA Level 1,2,3 and Seamanship CoursesWhen: 18th - 20th September 2009Cost: £44Where: Bewl WaterDeadline: 5th September 2009For more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107...

  • Windsurfing - RYA Start Windsurfing Course

    18th - 20th September 2009

    Windsurfing - RYA Start Windsurfing CourseWhen: 18th - 20th September 2009Cost: £44Where: Bewl WaterDeadline 5th September 2009For more information see: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=112...

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course

    19th - 20th September 2009

    RYA Powerboat Level 2 CourseWhen: 19th - 20th September 2009Cost: £80Where: WhitstableDeadline: 5th September 2009For more information: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Expedition Weekend

    25th - 27th September 2009

    Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Expedition WeekendWhen: 25th September - 27th September 2009Location: Ross Wood near CanterburyCost: £15For more information, please contact Sharon using the form below:...

  • RYA Tidal Sailing Level 2 and Seamanship Course

    26th - 27th September 2009

    RYA Tidal Sailing Level 2 and Seamanship CourseWhen: 26th - 27th September 2009Cost: £47Where: WhitstableDeadline: 12th September 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=107...

  • Powerboat Instructors Course

    9th - 11th October 2009

    Powerboat Instructors CourseWhen: 9th - 11th October 2009Age: 16+Cost: £190Where: WhitstableDeadline: 26th September 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Bog Seat

    Bog Seat

    10th - 11th October 2009

    Back to basics - camping without lifes little luxurys - no hair straighteners this weekend! Cooking on open fires, bivvi building and the bog seat challenge! When: 10th - 11th October 2009Arrive: Arrive from 10am for 11am start on Saturday - drop will be a few minutes walk from the campsite...

  • PWC (Jet Ski) Proficiency Course

    10th October 2009

    PWC Jet Ski Proficiency CourseWhen: 10th October 2009Age: 16+Cost: £90Where: WhitstableDeadline: 26th September 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109...

  • PWC Jet Ski Instructors Conversion Course

    11th October 2009

    PWC (Jet Ski) Instructors Conversion CourseWhen: 11th October 2009Age: 16+Cost: £90Where: WhitstableDeadline: 26th September 2009For more information, please visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109...

  • Southern 50 Challenge Hike

    13th - 14th October 2009

    Southern 50 Challenge HikeThe idea is that teams of four navigate their way around a route, going from checkpoint to checkpoint. Next year's event takes place on Saturday 13th February 2010 and walkers have 24 hours to cover a choice of three routes, either 50 miles or 50 kms. There is also a...

  • PWC Jet Ski Instructors Course

    16th - 18th October 2009

    PWC (Jet Ski) Instructors Course eventWhen: 16th - 18th October 2009Age: 16+Cost: £190Where: WhitstableDeadline: 3rd October 2009For more information, please visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=109...

  • White Water Canoeing

    16th - 18th October 2009

    White Water CanoeingWhen: 16th - 18th October 2009Age: 16+Cost: £80Where: WalesDeadline: 3rd October 2009For more information please visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=106...

  • Scorcher DJ Auditions

    Scorcher DJ Auditions

    18th October 2009

    Have you got what it takes to get a crowd on their feet? Fancy DJing out to live audience? Well nows your chance!We know there is some great DJ talent out there looking for a platform and we have the perfect opportunity. We're looking for fresh Kent talent to play a DJ set as part of Scorcher...

  • Hill Walking

    23rd - 25th October 2009

    Hill WalkingWhen: 23rd - 25th October 2009Where: Black Mountains - South Wales - Transport providedAccomodation: Camping and self cateringCost: TBAFor more information visit: http://www.theimc.org.uk/whatson/...

  • Silver Duke of Edinburghs Expedition Weekend

    23rd - 26th October 2009

    Silver Duke of Edinburghs Expedition WeekendWhen: 23rd - 26th October 2009Cost: £30Where: EssexFor more information, please contact Sharon using the form below...

  • RYA Safety Boat Course

    31st October - 1st November 2009

    RYA Safety Boat CourseWhen: 31st October - 1st November 2009Age: 16+Cost: £80Where: WhitstableDeadline: 17th October 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=110...

  • Scorcher

    Scorcher

    31st October - 1st November 2009

    Scorcher!!! Its here!!! A Dance night event for Kent Explorer Scouts!A massive night of partying just for Explorers in Kent.Where: Kent Scouts Barn, MaidstoneWhen: Saturday 31st October - Sunday 1st November 2009Price: £10Deadline: The Booking deadline has been extended to allow any last minute...

  • Explorer Firework Display

    Explorer Firework Display

    7th November 2009

    Firework Display for Explorers in Kent.Fireworks followed by bonfire, music and food. A chance to chill out with friends.Cost: £5 per person or bring your whole Unit for £25When: 7th November 2009: 7.30 - 10.30pmWhere: Hope Hill Campsite, MeophamDeadline: Book your unit by the 1st November (using...

  • Explorer Leader Cheese and Wine Evening

    7th November 2009

    A social evening for all Explorer Leaders in Kent and a chance to find out about National Explorer initiatives, whats happening in Kent, including new Explorer events for 2010 and 2011.Come along, share ideas, discuss issues and find out how the County Team can support you.When: 7th November...

  • Young Leader Training Weekend

    Young Leader Training Weekend

    7th - 8th November 2009

    Please note that the Yound Leader part of this weekend is now full! Adults are still welcome to apply for the Adult session.The next Young Leader training weekends are planned for:20th - 21st March 201020th - 21st November 2010More details about these weekends will appear shortly...The first...

  • RYA Basic Navigation Course

    14th - 15th November 2009

    RYA Basic Navigation CourseWhen: 14th - 15th November 2009Age: 16+Cost: TBCWhere: WhitstableDeadline: 31st October 2009For more information visit: http://www.kentscouts.org.uk/pageview.php?menu_id=113...

  • Operation Triangle

    21st - 22nd November 2009

    Triangle is a night exercise for teams of 4 Explorer Scouts. The exercise involves hiking approximately 13 - 14 miles across country (longer if they get lost!). Teams will process along the course as directed, reporting at the various incident and checkpoints. When: 21st - 22nd November...

  • Master Chef

    Master Chef

    31st January 2010

    Can you cook it? The annual Master Chef challenge see's Districts compete for the coverted Master Chef title and Pepper grinder Trophy. When: Sunday 31st January 2010 Time: 11am - 3pm Where: The Bradbourne School Bradbourne Vale Road Sevenoaks Kent TN13 3LE What: Cook and...

  • Winter Survival

    Winter Survival

    12th - 14th February 2010

    Surival results 2010 It’s back and this time it’s in middle earth! Groups of Hobbits are required to undertake a dangerous and perilous journey to transport an item of great value. Only the brave and trustworthy need apply. Taken from the Survival website: Explorer...

  • Freezer Camp - 14th Golden Bog Seat

    Freezer Camp - 14th Golden Bog Seat

    27th - 28th February 2010

    The 14th Golden Bog Seat competition and Freezer Camp! GoldfishFinger A mission of intelligence, skill, luck, shopping and seafood. The Mission "The name's Pond, Fish Pond licenced to grill. Welcome to my 00 agent training school in South Korea. The evil GoldfishFinger has...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    13th - 14th March 2010

    Sorry Applications are now closed After the huge success of the last Young Leaders Training weekend we are pleased to announce we are running the event again. This time we have upped the capacity and hope to get as many YL's through as possible. The programme of this weekend has been designed...

  • County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    27th March 2010

    When: 27th March 2009 Where: Maidstone If you have achieved an Explorer award, Invicta Challenge, DofE or your Queen Scout Award, your leader can contact Sharon using the form below to let her know so that you can be invited. If you have any questions contact Sharon using the form below: ...

  • Bronze D of E Expedition Weekend

    7th - 9th May 2010

    Bronze D of E Expedition Weekend Location: Meopham, Kent Cost: £15 For more information, contact Sharon using the form below: ...

  • Silver D of E Expedition weekend

    28th - 31st May 2010

    Silver D of E Expedition weekend Location: Ashdown Forest Cost: £30 For more information, contact Sharon using the form below: ...

  • Dragon Boating

    Dragon Boating

    19th June 2010

    Take on the Dragon Boating Challenge at Bewl Water! For more information and to book see the attached forms below... When: Saturday 19th June 2010 Where: Bewl Water Cost: £11 Deadline: 31st May 2010 Forms and more information Dragon Boating booking form Group...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    9th - 11th July 2010

    When: 9th - 11th July 2010 Where: Gilwell Park, Chingford, Essex Last year Kent Explorers stormed Gilwell 24 as pirates. We lay down the challenge and you answered! This year we want to see your Units coming as Rock Stars - yes, silly wigs, air guitars, make up, the works!   We've...

  • Bronze D of E Expedition Weekend

    24th - 26th September 2010

    Bronze D of E Expedition Weekend Location: Canterbury Cost: £15 For more information, please contact Sharon using the form below: ...

  • Challenge the Chief

    Challenge the Chief

    3rd October 2010

    This October, Chief Scout, Bear Grylls will be coming to Kent. You’ve seen him on TV, you’ve read about him in the papers, now it’s your chance to really put him under pressure. Registration has now closed - the booking contacts should have now received an email with joining instructions for the...

  • Archery Competition

    Archery Competition

    9th - 10th October 2010

    The first annual Explorer Scout Archery Competition, held over two days based in Maidstone with all the equipment provided. There will be a trophy and prize, which will be presented to the winner. The competition is open to all experience levels and basic instruction and practice time will be...

  • Bogseat Camp

    Bogseat Camp

    16th - 17th October 2010

    The 15th Golden Bog Seat Competition! Crazy Golf!!! Each team brings items to build a crazy golf hole - either make the hole as part of your normal unit meetings or bring all the materials to design and construct it on the day! Prizes for the best holes and scores. Tee off time...

  • Silver D of E Expedition

    22nd - 25th October 2010

    Silver D of E Expedition weekend Cost: £25 Location: Essex For more information, contact Sharon using the form below: ...

  • Operation Triangle 2010

    20th - 21st November 2010

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  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    20th - 21st November 2010

         Sorry Bookings now closed until next year - Next Weekend 2-3rd April 2011   After the huge success of the last 2 Young Leaders Training weekends we are pleased to announce we are running the event again. This time we have upped the capacity again and hope to...

  • Scorcher 2010

    Scorcher 2010

    11th - 12th December 2010

    Christmas Scorcher 2010 - Kent Scouts own music festival! Couldn't make it last year? Check out what you missed... When: 11th - 12th December 2010 Where: Lower Grange Farm, Maidstone Arrive: From 3pm Price: £25 What do I get? Two stages of music with DJs and live acts ...

  • Christmas at Lower Grange Farm

    Christmas at Lower Grange Farm

    18th December 2010

    Join us at Lower Grange Farm for a special festive afternoon... Enjoy a free mince pie and glass of mulled wine under the Christmas tree. Hear carols sung in the barn and visit fundraising stalls with craft and last minute Christmas gifts. You can also take a tour and find out about what...

  • Explorer Belt Presentation

    Explorer Belt Presentation

    23rd January 2011

    The Icelandic Explorer Belt team (BEN, JIMMY, SAM and TOMMY) would like to invite you to: Our Report Back and presentation When: Sunday 23rd January doors open at 15:30; presentation will start at 16:00 Where: Fleetdown Primary School, Lunedale Road, Dartford,...

  • Explorer leader meeting

    Explorer leader meeting

    9th February 2011

    It's been a while so its time for a County Explorer leader meeting. Traditionally called DESC / DESA meetings, all Explorer leaders are welcome! The evening is designed to share both information from National and County and find out what your units are up to, areas where you would like support...

  • Winter Survival

    Winter Survival

    18th - 20th February 2011

    It’s back and this time it’s war! Groups of trained commandos and scientists are to undertake a daring and dangerous mission behind enemy lines. Taken from the Survival website: Explorer Scouts have to walk a route of about 40 miles. They begin on a Friday evening from a...

  • Freezer Camp and 16th Golden Bog Seat

    Freezer Camp and 16th Golden Bog Seat

    12th - 13th March 2011

    Marshside - Winter Olympics 2011 The 16th Golden Bog Seat Competition combined with Freezer Camp! Its going to be a good-un so get the date in your diary When:  Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th March 2011 Where: Marshside Camp Site, Thanet Task:    Winter Olympics ...

  • Young Leader Training Weekend

    Young Leader Training Weekend

    2nd - 3rd April 2011

    Applications are now closed for this weekend After the huge success of the last 3 Young Leaders Training weekends we are pleased to announce we are running the event again. This time we have upped the capacity again and hope to get as many YL's through as possible. The programme of this...

  • County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    16th April 2011

    When: 16th April 2011 Where: Maidstone If you have achieved a Chief Scouts Diamond, Platinum, Invicta Challenge, or any Dofe through KCC or Medway, your leader can contact Sharon using the form below to let her know so that you can be invited. All Duke of Edinburgh Awards awarded through...

  • Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    6th - 8th May 2011

    Kent Scouts is running its annual Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition in the Gravesend area. When: 6th - 8th May 2011 Arrive: TBC Where: Gravesend Area Cost: £15 Participants can only attend if their ESL has had a County Training. This is not a passport event. Contact Sharon...

  • Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    27th - 30th May 2011

    Kent Scouts is running its annual Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition in the Ash Down Forest. When: 27th - 30th May 2010 Where: Ash Down Forest Cost: £25 Participants can only attend if their ESL has had a County Training. This is not a passport event. Contact...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    8th - 10th July 2011

    When:  8th - 10th July 2011 Where: Gilwell Park, Chingford, Essex Last year Kent Explorers stormed Gilwell 24 as Legends of Rock. We lay down the challenge and you answered! This year’s theme is "A Beech Party" so dust off your Hawaiian shirts and blow the cob webs off those knobbly...

  • Archery Competition

    Archery Competition

    9th - 10th July 2011

    Are you a budding Robin Hood or Maid Marion? Learn a new skill or show off an accomplished one. When:Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July Where: Shepherds Park Faversham Price: £15.00 Find out more and register. ...

  • Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    30th September - 2nd October 2011

    Kent Scouts is running its annual Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition in the Canterbury Area. When: 30th Sepember - 2nd October Where: Canterbury Area Cost: £15 Participants can only attend if their ESL has had a County Training. This is not a passport event. ...

  • Back 2 Basics Camp and 17th Golden Bog Seat

    Back 2 Basics Camp and 17th Golden Bog Seat

    8th - 9th October 2011

    The 17th Golden Bog Seat Competition will be run along side Back 2 Basics Camp. The theme this time is a Medieval Challenge. Each team will need to come dressed in their finest Jousting outfits ready for the festivities. There will be points for the best dressed team and points award for each of...

  • Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    21st - 24th October 2011

    Kent Scouts is running its annual Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition in an area to be confirmed later in 2011. When: 21st - 24th October 2011 Where: To be confirmed Cost: £25 Participants can only attend if their ESL has had a County Training. This is not a passport...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    19th - 20th November 2011

    Sorry this is now Full After the huge success of the last 4 Young Leaders Training weekends we are pleased to announce we are running the event again. This time we have upped the capacity again and hope to get as many YL's through as possible. The programme of this weekend...

  • Winter Survival 2012

    Winter Survival 2012

    10th - 12th February 2012

    Wizards wanted! Those possessing potential magical powers are invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. These are dangerous times at Hogwarts and the training will be long and arduous. Therefore only the strong, brave and committed should apply. Yes - its Winter...

  • Freezer Camp and 18th Golden Bog Seat

    Freezer Camp and 18th Golden Bog Seat

    3rd - 4th March 2012

    Freezer Camp and 18th Golden Bog Seat event is being run by Medway District Explorers. The challenge will be called Castaway. Let your imagination run wild. When: 3rd - 4th March 2012 Arrive: from 9am 3rd March for briefing at 10.15am (camping also available on Friday night at an...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    17th - 18th March 2012

    Applications Now Closed Next Weekend is in November After the huge success of the previous weekends we are please to announce we are running the event again. This time we have upped the capacity by 25% to provide more training for Young Leaders The programe for the weekend will be as...

  • County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    24th March 2012

    When: 24th March 2012 Where: MaidstoneIf you have achieved a Chief Scouts Diamond, Platinum, Invicta Challenge, or any Dofe through KCC or Medway, your leader can contact Sharon using the form below to let her know so that you can be invited.All Duke of Edinburgh Awards awarded through Kent...

  • Howl at Howletts

    Howl at Howletts

    31st March - 1st April 2012

    Kent Scouts are organising two special days out for all sections at Howletts Wild Animal Park. If you are a Young Leader you could attend with your Group - or bring your unit down for some 'monkeying around'! The special £10 per person rate includes: Entry fee to Howletts Wild Animal...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    6th - 8th July 2012

    Gilwell 24 2012 - As in previous years we will be meeting up at 8.15am on the white house law to have a Kent Pre Opening Party. This years theme will be "Out Of Space" see you there When: 6th - 8th July 2012 Where: Gilwell Park, Essex More info and booking: www.gilwell24.info ...

  • Theme Park Camp

    Theme Park Camp

    7th - 9th September 2012

    Come celebrate 10 years at Theme Park Camp! Open to all Explorers and Network Units, September 7-9th 2012. Two nights of discos, games, camp fires, a beach party, inflatables, karaoke, and more. Then all day Saturday, Thorpe Park, home of some mind bending (and stomach churning) rides,...

  • Back 2 Basics Camp and 19th Golden Bog Seat

    Back 2 Basics Camp and 19th Golden Bog Seat

    6th - 7th October 2012

    Back 2 Basics Camp and 19th Golden Bog Seat When: 6th-7th October 2012 Arrive: 11am - challenge starts at 1pm Collection: From 11am - be off site by 12pm Where: Ross Wood Scout Camp Site, Canterbury Cost: £7 per Explorer Teams of roughly 4-6 people - need a team or extra...

  • Have a go day

    Have a go day

    20th October 2012

    Have a go day at Lower Grange Farm Try out the activities available at Lower Grange Farm - abseiling, air riffles, archery, badge making, climbing, monkey bridge, pedal karts, zorbing and other challenges. When: 20th October 2012 - 10.30am - 4.30pm Cost: Free Where: Lower Grange...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    17th - 18th November 2012

    Applications Are now Closed The next weekend will be 2nd - 3rd March 2012 After the huge success of the previous weekends we are please to announce we are running the event again.  The programe for the weekend will be as follows Saturday ...

  • Winter Survival 2013

    Winter Survival 2013

    15th - 17th February 2013

    Villains’ International League of Evil (V.I.L.E)... ...invite you to their Annual General Meeting... Yes - its Winter Survival... Explorer Scouts have to walk a route of about 40 miles. They begin on a Friday evening from a location only made known to them via a phone call earlier...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    2nd - 3rd March 2013

    After the huge success of the previous weekends we are please to announce we are running the event again. The programe for the weekend will be as follows Saturday ...

  • Freezer Camp and 20th Golden Bog

    Freezer Camp and 20th Golden Bog

    16th - 17th March 2013

    Freezer Camp will be held from 15th March to 17th March at Hamlet wood scout campsite in Maidstone. The weekend will have many activities for Explorers including climbing, archery, camp fire, music, and the Golden Bog Seat Challenge. The fee for this camp will be £12 for all weekend (Friday,...

  • County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    County Explorer / Network Presentation Evening

    23rd March 2013

    When: 23rd March 2013 Where: Maidstone If you have achieved a Chief Scouts Diamond, Platinum, Invicta Challenge, or any Dofe through KCC or Medway, your leader can contact Sharon using the form below to let her know so that you can be invited. All Duke of Edinburgh Awards awarded...

  • Silver DofE Expedition

    Silver DofE Expedition

    24th - 27th May 2013

    Silver DofE Expedition event ...

  • Bronze DofE Expedition

    Bronze DofE Expedition

    21st - 23rd June 2013

    Bronze DofE Expedition event ...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    12th - 14th July 2013

    Gilwell 24 2013 - As in previous years we will be meeting up at 8.15am on the white house law to have a Kent Pre Opening Party. This years theme is Cowboy and Indians - prizes for best dressed Units! Then join us at 3pm in the Kent Explorer area for free Kent Explorer Slush Puppies and find out...

  • Club 14 - 17 at KIJ 2013

    Club 14 - 17 at KIJ 2013

    27th July - 3rd August 2013

    If your coming to KIJ, Kent Explorers will be running a special evening area for 14-17 year olds in our own chill out area! The evening programme is as follows: Sunday 28th - Beach party We will bring the beach to you for one night only! Bring your most outrageous Hawaiian shirts, grass...

  • Theme Park Camp 2013

    Theme Park Camp 2013

    6th - 8th September 2013

    Here comes another fantastic Theme Park Camp! Open to all Explorers and Network Units, 6-8th September 2013. We'll have two nights of discos, games, camp fires, a beach party, inflatables, karaoke, fancy dress, and more. Then all day Saturday we'll take you to Thorpe Park, home of...

  • Bronze DofE Expedition

    27th - 29th September 2013

    Bronze DofE Expedition event ...

  • KNEXT - Watermelon crusher challenge

    KNEXT - Watermelon crusher challenge

    12th - 13th October 2013

    KNEXT, a new event for Explorers and Network! A chilled weekend with a range of activities and the KNEXT challenge! Here at Kent Network and Explorers we’ve decided it takes far too much effort to slice a watermelon using a knife. Therefore, we challenge you to build a contraption capable of...

  • Silver DofE Expedition

    25th - 28th October 2013

    Silver DofE Expedition event ...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    16th - 17th November 2013

    After the huge success of the previous weekends we are please to announce we are running the event again. The programe for the weekend will be as follows Saturday ...

  • Operation Triangle 2013

    23rd - 24th November 2013

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  • 21st Golden Bog Seat Challenge

    21st Golden Bog Seat Challenge

    1st - 2nd March 2014

    21st Golden Bog Seat Challenge will be an Archery Competition held at Lower Grange Farm on 1st March. When: Saturday 1st March 10am - Sunday 2nd March October 2013 10am Where: Lower Grange Farm, Grange Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3AB download map hereCost: £10...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    22nd - 23rd March 2014

    After the huge success of the previous weekends we are please to announce we are running the event again.  The programe for the weekend will be as follows  Saturday ...

  • County Network and Explorer Award Presentation evening

    County Network and Explorer Award Presentation evening

    12th April 2014

    When: 12th April 2014 Where: Salvation Army Hall, Maidstone If you have achieved a Chief Scouts Diamond, Platinum, Invicta Challenge, or any Dofe through KCC or Medway, your leader can contact Sharon using the form below to let her know so that you can be invited. All Duke of Edinburgh...

  • Media Camp

    Media Camp

    3rd - 4th May 2014

    Are you interested in the media? Do you want to learn about how to make short films, take great photos and get articles into the news? Could you help promote Scouting in your District? If so, Media Camp is for you! The first ever Media Camp weekend will take place on the weekend of the 3rd -...

  • Explorer Leading for Dummies

    Explorer Leading for Dummies

    9th - 10th May 2014

    Join us for a refreshingly jargon-free weekend that's loaded with good humor and great help for both veterain and leaders who are new to explorer scouting. On the Friday night we will look at and take part in some quick programme ideas and have time to meet and share ideas with other...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    11th - 13th July 2014

    11th - 13th July 2014 Book online: www.gilwell24.info   ...

  • Theme Park Camp

    Theme Park Camp

    5th - 7th September 2014

    Here comes another fantastic Theme Park Camp! Open to all Explorers and Network Units, 5-7th September 2014. We'll have two nights of discos, games, camp fires, karaoke, fancy dress, and more. Then all day Saturday we'll take you to Thorpe Park, home of some of the best roller...

  • Young Leaders Training Weekend

    Young Leaders Training Weekend

    15th - 16th November 2014

    After the huge success of the previous weekends we are please to announce we are running the event again.  The programe for the weekend will be as follows  Saturday ...

  • Young Leader Training

    Young Leader Training

    7th - 8th March 2015

    The County run Young Leader Training weekend provides a chance for Young Leaders to take part in modules with other Explorers from across the County. You can complete the modules in any order (although if you haven't completed Module A you should make that a priority). You can stay for as much...

  • Active8

    22nd March 2015

    Kent's Scouting marketplace. Free event packed full of ideas, places to go, campsites, things to do, craft ideas and more...Book online: www.kentscouts.org.uk/active8...

  • 22nd Golden Bog Seat Challenge

    22nd Golden Bog Seat Challenge

    28th - 29th March 2015

    22nd Golden Bog Seat Challenge will be a Crazy Golf Hole Challenge taking place at Tovil Scout Hut in Maidstone. When: Saturday 28th March 10am - Sunday 29th March 10am Where: Tovil Scout Hut, Maidstone Cost: £10 including camping, activities and an evening meal on Saturday + breakfast on...

  • Climbing badge course - Peak District

    10th - 12th July 2015

    18:30 - 18:00

    A weekend climbing trip to the Peak District with accommodation will be provided in bunk houses.This course, normally £65 is being subsidised by £20 and costs only £45!Kit supplied Climbing harness & Helmet (and the ropes etc)Pillow (Need a pillow case)Cutlery, plates.Young people need to bring...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    10th - 12th July 2015

    Gilwell 24 is a National Explorer camp held at Gilwell Park in Essex. As the name suggests, based on the tv programme '24', activities run for 24 hours from 9am on Saturday morning until 9am Sunday morning. On Friday night there is normally a Disco, fun fair and other activities.Around 2,000...

  • Explorer Climbers Badge course

    3rd - 4th October 2015

    A weekend climbing at Adamswell & Harrison's Rocks (Tunbridge Wells)This course, normally £50 is being subsidised by £20 and costs only £30!Kit supplied Climbing harness & Helmet (and the ropes etc)Cutlery, plates.Young people need to bring (also see full kit list) Sleeping bagTrainers to climb...

  • Climbing badge course - Peak District

    16th - 18th October 2015

    18:30 - 18:00

    A weekend climbing trip to the Peak District with accommodation will be provided in bunk houses.This course, normally £65 is being subsidised by £20 and costs only £45!Kit suppliedClimbing harness & Helmet (and the ropes etc)Pillow (Need a pillow case)Cutlery, plates.Young people need to bring...

  • Winter Survival

    Winter Survival

    23rd - 25th October 2015

    Due to lack of interest - this years Winter Survival has now been cancelled....

  • Explorer Media Day

    Explorer Media Day

    31st October 2015

    10:00 - 16:00

    A fun day for those interested in promoting Scouting in their local area. Try out different photo and video techniques to promote Scouting with our KSTV (Kent Scout TV) video team. Have a chance to make a stop motion video, appear on a greenscreen and more. For: 14-18 year olds Cost:...

  • Young leader training

    Young leader training

    14th - 15th November 2015

    The County run Young Leader Training weekend provides a chance for Young Leaders to take part in modules with other Explorers from across the County. You can complete the modules in any order (although if you haven't completed Module A you should make that a priority). You can stay for as much...

  • Cluster Leader Meetings - Central - Lower Grange Farm

    2nd February 2016

    19:30 - 21:00

    The County Explorer Team has organised three Cluster Leader Meetings spread-out across the county and would like to invite all Explorer Leaders, Assistant Explorer Leaders, Youth Commisioners and District Explorer Scout Commissioners to attend the meeting most convenient for you. More Info...

  • Cluster Leader Meeting - West - Hope Hill Campsite

    9th February 2016

    19:30 - 21:00

    The County Explorer Team has organised three Cluster Leader Meetings spread-out across the county and would like to invite all Explorer Leaders, Assistant Explorer Leaders, Youth Commisioners and District Explorer Scout Commissioners to attend the meeting most convenient for you. More Info...

  • Cluster Leader Meeting - East - Ross Wood Campsite

    16th February 2016

    19:30 - 21:00

    The County Explorer Team has organised three Cluster Leader Meetings spread-out across the county and would like to invite all Explorer Leaders, Assistant Explorer Leaders, Youth Commisioners and District Explorer Scout Commissioners to attend the meeting most convenient for you.More Info...

  • Young Leader Training

    Young Leader Training

    5th - 6th March 2016

    The County run Young Leader Training weekend provides a chance for Young Leaders to take part in modules with other Explorers from across the County. You can complete the modules in any order (although if you haven't completed Module A you should make that a priority). You can stay for as much...

  • Kent Scout Speak Up Course

    Kent Scout Speak Up Course

    12th - 13th March 2016

    9:00 - 14:00

    Do you know an Explorer Scout who is keen to promote Scouting and learn more about the media?The National Scout Speak Up Course is being run in Kent. The weekend will give young people the confidence and tools to positively promote Scouting in their local community. Its a fun weekend...

  • Golden Bog Seat Challenge

    Golden Bog Seat Challenge

    19th - 20th March 2016

    Golden Bog Seat Challenge is back in 2016 but then won't be back - but don't worry other events are planned.This years Golden Bog Seat Challenge information can be found here...

  • Paintball Day

    Paintball Day

    21st May 2016

    Here at Kent Explorers we always want to try new challenges or Activities. With Paintballing being the latest scout activity we have booked out a paintball course for Leader vs Explorer Paintballing.More Info...

  • Gilwell 24

    Gilwell 24

    8th July 2016

    Gilwell 24 is 24 hours of non-stop action! Can you stay awake for 24 hours? With over 70 activities across the site to keep you entertained – from fairground rides to bands and a huge disco, scuba diving, slack-lining to t-shirt upcycling and everything in between!...

  • Beach Invasion 2016

    14th August 2016

    11:00 - 18:00

    This summer Kent Explorers will be invading a beach on the 14th August from 11am to 8pm with an evening BBQ from 6pm. If you can get to the beach you will have a great day! To find all the details click here....

  • Young Leader Training

    8th - 9th October 2016

    The County run Young Leader Training weekend provides a chance for Young Leaders to take part in modules with other Explorers from across the County. You can complete the modules in any order (although if you haven't completed Module A you should make that a priority). You can stay for as much or...

  • Inspire

    20th November 2016

    Inspire takes place on Sunday 20th November 2016.This will be your chance to meet the County team, as well as local camp sites and businesses, who will help you with your programme ideas. This will be mixed with various speakers and trainers presenting throughout the day.If you are involved in...

  • Young Leader Training 26th to 27th November

    26th - 27th November 2016

    The County run Young Leader Training weekend provides a chance for Young Leaders to take part in modules with other Explorers from across the County. You can complete the modules in any order (although if you haven't completed Module A you should make that a priority). You can stay for as much or...

  • Leader Social

    7th February 2017

    Leader Social event...

  • Winter Survival

    Winter Survival

    10th - 12th February 2017

    Winter Survival 10th - 12th February 2017 Kent Explorer Scout Winter Survival will return! Watch this space 4 regular updates from the Winter Survival team.Flyer...

  • Leader Social

    15th February 2017

    Leader Social event...

  • Leader Social

    23rd February 2017

    Leader Social event...

  • Young Leaders

    4th - 5th March 2017

    Young Leader Training WeekendClick Link above to book on to Training Weekend...

  • Build Your Own Bridge

    7th - 9th April 2017

    Build Your Own Bridge event Click here for all the details!...

  • Paintball Day

    1st July 2017

    9:00 - 15:30

    Paintball DayWhat? A full day of paintballing to your hearts content for only £25.00 using an exclusive scout discount! You get 600 paintballs which is 100 more than last year for the same price. Team up with friends, go lone wolf, storm the tower behind a shield and with one round dedicated...

  • Kent International Jamboree

    29th July - 5th August 2017

    Kent International Jamboree event...

  • Beach Invasion

    19th - 20th August 2017

    Beach Invasion event...

  • Scout and Explorer Activity Day

    23rd September 2017

    9:30 - 16:30

    Kent Scouts are hosting a FREE activity day at Lower Grange Farm on 23rd September for the Scouts and Explorer Sections. This is a chance to have a go at some of the activities on offer currently and some new team building activities. During the day participants will be asked for some feedback...

  • Young Leaders

    7th - 8th October 2017

    WHAT? Young Leader Training Weekend, October 2017WHEN? 7th - 8th October 2017WHERE? Sturry Church of England Primary School, Park View, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0NR EmbedManager.embed({ key:...

  • Young Leaders

    18th - 19th November 2017

    WHAT? Young Leader Training Weekend, November 2017WHEN? 18th and 19th NovemberWHERE?Lenham Primary School, Ham Lane, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2LLApplications will go Live on 10th October...

  • LEAP 2018

    LEAP 2018

    11th - 19th August 2018

    What will you be doing Summer 2018? Want to try something new? Visit somewhere a bit different? Make new friends? Join us on LEAP 2018!Only 9 spaces left!!! If you are looking for an action packed, once in a lifetime trip then this is the trip for you! You will be rock climbing/squeezing,...




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