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Malc Skelton

Hi to all! Welcome to our fantastic web site packed with some great information which we can all use. Let's help the webmaster and make this the best explorer website in the country!!!!
We're looking for someone to lead Explorer Scouting across the County, so if you, or someone you know, has what it takes to follow Malc, please get in touch.

County YL Advisor

Just in Case Meet Dave Case who is the County Explorer Scout (Young Leader) Advisor - basically he oversees the DESC's and ESL (YL)'s in the correct implementation of the YL scheme as well as running several county Young Leader events. Watch out for more info on the YL page and in the meantime you can contact Dave via

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Districts in the County

Click on a coloured area to jump to the page for that district Retford Worksop Newark Mansfield Central Notts Ashfield Beauvale City of Nottingham S W Notts Rushcliffe Rushcliffe Map of the Nottinghamshire Districts


ExFest 24th - 26th Oct 2014

ExFest logo New - posted 14 May Derbyshire Exfest is now in it's 3rd year running this event and attracts units from as far afield as Lincolnshire and Manchester. Check out the website for videos from the past years. Catered places are limited to 150, so prompt booking is advisable.

Shadow 11th - 12th Oct 2014

New - posted 16 June Now in its 40th year Shadow continues to be a very popular event for the young people of Nottinghamshire. This yearthere is a special prize for the first placed team in each category! Changes to team numbers and costs saare in the application pack. We are expecting this year's event to be very popular so please book early.

Scout survey group

Scout survey group We're looking for Explorer Scouts to join our new YouScout poll group. When something happens that affects young people, we'll canvass the group to gauge their thoughts and provide a Scout response to the media, government and other interested parties. Join the survey group.

Digital champions wanted

Digital champions
We're teaming up with the campaign to get everyone in the UK online. Explorers can provide a local service and work towards community aspects of the programme in a different way. Join Go ON UK here.

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County Facebook group

Facebook visit the Facebook group for everyone involved in Explorer Scouting in Nottinghamshire. There's also a Facebook group for all adults involved in Scouting in Nottinghamshire, but it's not as much fun!.

Scouting app for iPhone

iPhone app My Badges is a quick reference guide for all the badge and award requirements for all sections. Suitable for iPhone and iPod Touch. Get the app

More articles

County Explorer Camp May 2008   Nottingham Gangshow 2009   County Flag Competition 2009  Peace Light   Big Game Live 2010   Apex Challenge 2011

Regular stuff

Young Leader Scheme   Apex Challenge   County MAD   Calendar of Events   Vision Aid Overseas   Duke of Edinburgh awards   4 Inns Walk