Explorer Scouts

5 Apr 2019

I am delighted to be able to announce that the County has agreed to provide each youth section within the County with Gold level membership for at least the next 3 years.

I know a large number of sections already make use of OSM to manage their section and have seen the great benefits it provides in terms of managing membership records, programme planning, badge records and so much more, saving leaders vast amounts of admin time whilst improving the experience for our Young People and volunteers.

If you are already using …

21 Jan 2019

27th July – 06th August 2020

Cornwall Scouts are recruiting 4 leaders and 36 participants to form a unit to attend the next European Scout Jamboree.
We are also looking for adult members to join the International Service Team (IST)
This is an exciting opportunity to take part in an international experience with full support before, during and after the event.
You don’t have to be in any specific section to be part of the leadership team, you just need to have …

27 Nov 2018

We are really pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 NSGSO and NSGCB course are now open. We are taking applications for both the Orchestra and the Concert Band. The course and concerts are based in Stourbridge, West Midlands and runs from Sunday 28 July – Sunday 4 August 2019.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Saturday 15 December.
Last year 142 young people attended – a record year again. The course is hosted by Birmingham Scout County in conjunction with Girlguiding Birmingham.
The NSGSO and NSGCB Ensembles
The Orchestra is …

3 Oct 2017

An amazing adventure awaits!
Every four years 30,000 young people from across the world join together to enjoy new adventures; they experience a new country interacting with each other, gaining confidence, meeting new friends and having a life changing adventure; and its not just the young people who can get in on the action.
Cornwall Scouts have been awarded 27 places for our young people at the 24th World Scout Jamboree – West Virginia, North America and we need Three Contingent leaders to support them on their journey from fundraising, working as …

29 Apr 2016

If you followed the adventures of the Cornish Contingent to the World Jamboree in Japan, you may fancy taking part in the 2019 World Jamboree, being held in the USA. An incredible opportunity to provide life changing experiences for young people from Cornwall and the rest of the world.
Cornwall’s Assistant County Commissioner (International) has set up a page to gauge adult interest in being part of the Cornwall Contingent for 2019

Official Website for WSJ 2019: 2019wsj.org
Please Note:
To attend as a member of IST or Contingent Leader, you will need to …

7 Mar 2016

What is A Million Hands?
It’s a Community Impact campaign which reflects our ambition by 2018 to mobilise half a million people in support of four social issues chosen by young people.
Why should my young people get involved?
Hundreds of Programme activities, expertise from national charities and 87% of Scouts want to take part in Community Impact projects through Scouting.
More details on the Million Hands Website
Dementia activities to do with your sections

26 Oct 2015

County Explorer Winter Camp October 9th-11th 2015
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October 2015 was certainly a busy month for the Explorer Section, first the County Explorer Winter Camp saw around 80 Explorers gathering in North Cornwall to try out a range of activities including Horse riding, carriage driving, fly fishing, survival skills and “Science” (making water melons blow up…..).  An excellent relaxed camp fire finished off Saturday evening in the beautiful setting of Polmartin Farm near Liskeard.
Kernow 24 October 24th-25th
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Later in the Month the exciting “Kernow 24” challenge returned to Nine Ashes.  Can …

7 Apr 2015

Well done to Stenek Explorers for showcasing Cornwall and the great adventures our young people in Cornwall achieve on The Scout Association’s digital media and Scouting magazine
The Scout Association Blog – Surf’s Up


6 Feb 2015

Kernopoly will now be held on Fri 26th – Sat 27th June

30 Jan 2015

More Fun. More Choice. More Adventure
For detailed information about the changes, please visit: prepared.scouts.org.uk
Over the last four years The Scout Association asked thousands of members to tell them what they would like to see in an updated Programme – the results came in thick and fast and thanks to this feedback, a programme refresh has been launched to make it bigger and better than ever; providing more fun, more choice and more adventure.

“As part of the refresh, we asked young people and adults which new badges they wanted to see and also what …