Ben Quinn was the Explorer Scout who organised and ran the Explorer meeting this evening. The Explorers where given a list of items to bring along including a spoon or stick, string, sellotape, scissors, a magnet, paper, pens and paper clips. During the evening they were given instructions on how to build their fishing rods and how to make their fish. The evening then concluded with a fishing match. Ben did really well organizing everyone and had a well planned programme in p
This week the Cubs, Scouts and Beavers have been taking part in programme challenges. We've had engineering challenges with marshmallows and straws. Rock, paper, scissors with spoons, knives and forks. Malteser cup challenges and Play your cards right.
We started the evening with some pancake facts and figures. Did you know the world’s biggest pancake was 49 foot or 15 metres wide? I did not until last night, it also weighed 3 tonnes!! That is the same as 3 cars! Then it was off to cook some pancakes with plenty of pancake tossing action captured on camera. After cooking we then sat down to eat them together over Zoom. We finished off with Kim’s game which was pancake themed of course. A great evening was had by all and we
The Explorers had a fun time last night making armpit fudge. The evening was organised by Thomas Puffett who did a great job of getting everyone into the kitchen. Good instruction and communication led to some really good no cook fudge. Two different recipes were used and everyone added their own twist to a family favorite treat. Another well organised night and lots of validation for the Young Leaders Scheme.
Glow stick costumes are a fun way to mix things up for parties and music festivals. They’re incredibly easy to make, requiring nothing but black fabric, glow sticks, and tape, and are extremely versatile. Harvey Cook ran the Glow Stick Dance Challenge this evening at Explorers. Everyone arrived in black clothing and the evening began with a short video of stretching exercises. Then the Explorers started to connect glow sticks to their clothing to make human shapes in the dark
This week’s activity was all about trying to make us feel safe and happy and think about the good things we have and can do to cheer us up in these gloomy winter days of lockdown. The Cubs and Scouts built a “wellbeing Box” out of something simple like a cardboard box (shoe box size). Then then turned these probably boring, plain boxes into something bright and colorful to put everyone into a good mood. They decorated their boxes with items they could find around their houses