About the unit
We do things differently, we do things bigger, and we certainly do things better!
We’ve been leading the way in Explorer / Network Scouting and Young Leaders since 1967, and we’re proud of where we’ve come from. Things have changed a lot since then, but we’re more active than ever.
Maybe it’s the Thursday night programmes every week of the year, or the numerous residential camps each year; both in the UK and abroad, or the internationally recognised awards we run, including the Duke of Edinburgh, that makes us so popular and successful.
We are Woodseats
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Time is running out to apply for the 2019 Jamboree – get your application in before 17 September 2017. Apply now http://www.syscouts.org.uk/jamboree2019
So we’ve been given the opportunity to take over Sainsbury’s checkouts at Crystal Peaks to fundraise for the Unit! It’s an easy way to get hundreds (if not, thousands) of pounds of fundraising, for not a lot of effort (and it’s warm). Fundraising is vital to Woodseats. We have a HUGE building to maintain, keep safe[…]
Pedal power to the max! 😉 It’s the last day off before some of us head back to School, so were keen to get out Mountain Biking one more time. Due to a few transport issues (one bus is being borrowed, and one bus is in the garage for repair) we’ve had to adjust our route[…]
Lettuce Celebrations Our latest group has successfully completed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award after walking over 40km on their two day expedition. We gave them a GoPro camera to record everything as they saw it along the route. This is what they got up to… Want to get started with your DofE? Awesome, check[…]
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There are some fantastic organisations out there that have donated their services, time and products to help develop Woodseats Explorers. A massive thank you goes to:
Technology is crucial for the day to day running of the Unit, as well as to administer the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Scout Awards. Plusnet are kindly installing a phone line, and providing us with Fibre broadband, enabling us to provide even more adventures.
We’re proud of who we are, and what we do, and we’d like everyone to know that. That’s why FastSigns have kindly donated a substantial discount for a fantastic new sign on the front of our building. You can’t miss us now…