Scouts in Action

Every week over 7000 young people in Beaver Scout Colonies, Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Explorer Units and Scout Networks across Berkshire have a fantastic time in Scouting. Everywhere there is adventure, fun and friendship. These pages provide a glimpse of that exciting activity. Enjoy!

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Loddon Explorers - Fire Service 3 Peaks Challenge 2017

Loddon Explorers - Fire Service 3 Peaks Challenge 2017Loddon Explorers - Fire Service 3 Peaks Challenge 2017
Image contributed by:
Malcolm Fillingham

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14 Explorer Scouts and 6 Leaders, split into 3 teams, completed the 3 Peaks Challenge reaching the summits of the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales climbing over 10,000ft and walking 20 miles all under 24 hours. Supported by leaders and parents they were competing against adult teams from the emergency services who were all mightily impressed with the scouts effort! The group have currently raised over 2,500 for Cancer research and Parkinsons.

Contributed by: Malcolm Fillingham

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