With exclusive access to a fleet of kayaks, sailing dinghies, and power craft, members are able to develop their boating skills and extend their experience under the supervision of qualified Leaders.
During the period April – October we meet at Bowmoor Sailing Club, situated on the A417 between Lechlade and Fairford, during the period October – April we meet at ‘The Wick’ in Haydon Wick, Swindon.
As members of Bowmoor Sailing Club we are also able to offer training and qualifications of the Royal Yachting Association.
The Explorer Scout programme is based around six programme zones:
All Explorer Scout units are expected to follow a programme that is balanced across these zones. There are a number of major awards to be gained in the Explorer Scout section, these focus around the Duke of Edinburgh’s award scheme, Explorer Scouts can also gain their Chief Scouts Awards. Additionally, there are specialist activity badges in a variety of activities.
The Explorer scout uniform consists of: