Explorers 14 to 18



Explorer Scouts (14–18)

Explorers are encouraged to lead themselves in deciding the programme and direction of the Unit, with support and guidance from leaders. The section also includes the Young Leaders’ Scheme, where young people are able to take on a leadership role in one of the younger sections.

There is wider scope for activities like offshore sailing, campaigning, performing, parascending, mountaineering and expeditions.


Croydon Explorers typically undertake the following activities:

  • January – Wintercamp at Gilwwell
  • March – Operation Red Flare
  • July – Rafting and kayak Day
  • July – Gilwell 24
  • November – Mountaineering Weekend
  • Plus regular Young Leader training Sundays


Click on the image below to see a larger image of the Explorer Uniform 

Explorer unifom