Vulcan Explorers

  This page is used to post information about the Vulcan ESU.   The Summer 2018 programme is as follows:

Date Theme Activity Location Status Notes
Thu 12-Apr Planning Decide programme for summer term Scout Hut Confirmed  
Thu 19-Apr Chief Scout Award-Environment An Environmental Impact Assessment of the Canoeing Expedition and/ or Summer Camp; games Scout Hut Confirmed Tony is away
Thu 26-Apr Chief Scout Award-Young Leader Training Module E "Game On".  Understanding the value of games and the issues they can cause Scout Hut Confirmed  
Thu 03-May Adventure Canoe Safety Training Saltford Confirmed Postponed from 12/4.  Start at 6pm.  Finish at 8pm
Thu 10-May Scouting Skills DofE Expedition kit check and practise packing kit into barrels Scout Hut Confirmed Kit list was provided 12/4.  Bring your kit in a rucksack - you will be taking your barrel home with you!
Thu 17-May Away from hut Backwoods Cooking Woodhouse Park Provisional Will cost about 5 each.
Thu 24-May Scouting Skills First aid and trangia cooking Scout Hut Confirmed Mandatory for DofE Silver group
Mon 28-May Activity badge - Fundraising Quiz/bingo and curry night Fleur de Lys Provisional School Holiday
Thu 31-May - - - - School Holiday, no explorers
Thu 07-Jun Chief Scout Award- International Learn about the Netherlands Scout Hut Confirmed  
Thu 14-Jun Scouting Skills Map reading and route planning Scout Hut Confirmed Mandatory for DofE Silver group. Also collect/ pack group kit for DofE expedition
15-17 Jun Adventure DofE Silver Expedition Practice River Wye Confirmed Meet at 6pm (or later) at Tresseck Campsite, Hoarwithy [Grid Ref SO 547292], returning from Symonds Yat at around 3pm on Sunday
Thu 21-Jun Adventure Summer Camp planning Scout Hut Confirmed Finalise itinerary and menu.  Plan kit required
Thu 28-Jun Adventure Canoe Permit Assessment Saltford Confirmed  
Thu 05-Jul Scouting Skills Assessed expedition plan Scout Hut Confirmed Mandatory for DofE Silver group.  Prepare route plans and agree aim
Thu 12-Jul Away from hut Escape Room Bath Provisional Will cost about 5 each.
Thu 19-Jul Adventure Summer Camp prep Scout Hut Confirmed Fetch and pack kit for summer camp
22-27 Jul Adventure Summer Camp Amsterdam Confirmed  
Mon 30-Jul Adventure Summer Camp unpack and sort Scout Hut Confirmed  
Thu 23-Aug Adventure DofE Expedition Scout Hut Confirmed Fetch and pack kit
24-26 Aug Adventure DofE Expedition River Thames Confirmed probably from Lechlade to Pangbourne

Last updated:  29th April