Centurions Explorers

Chester le Street Centurion ESU is the Explorer Scout Unit which covers the whole of Chester le Street District. We run a variety of programmes for young people (male and female) aged 14-18 with different Sub-Units meeting on different nights of the week throughout the area.

Explorer Scouts is a very flexible section, designed to fit in with what you want out of Scouting. You can be a Young Leader, helping out with a younger section, and we can help you with any training or advice you may need and support you the whole way. Alternatively, you can join us and work towards your Duke of Edinburgh’s Award or arrange and take part in an overseas expedition for your Explorer Belt Award. On the other hand, you may just join us to have a bit of fun but rest assured whether you want to take part in some or all of the activities, our leaders are here to help you get the most out of your time with us.

Currently we have four sub-units up and running, meeting weekly at Waldridge, Great Lumley, and Burnmoor, and a young leader development unit running monthly workshops.

See our poster and leadership team.

To join Explorer Scouts – simply fill in this online form to get the ball rolling…


Posted on December 12, 2018 by Tony Brewis

Interested in the Duke of Edinburgh Award? You should complete this form to register. You can get advice and support from our coordinator Justine at dofe@chesterlestreetscouts.org.uk

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Posted on August 12, 2018 by Tony Brewis

This page is for those Explorer Scouts undertaking the Membership Award with a leader:   link for Explorers’ screen  —  link for Leader’s screen

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Moving on from Scouts to Explorers

Posted on June 3, 2018 by Tony Brewis

When you are around 13.5 years old, we would really like you to start finding out about Explorers and other opportunities open to you, including the Young Leaders scheme and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award with Scouting. The best way of doing this is by getting some of our Explorer information and by coming along…

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Future events

Posted on May 26, 2018 by Tony Brewis

All events and meetings for our District Explorers are advertised and managed though My.SCOUT (part of Online Scout Manager). Once you join Explorers in Chester-le-Street, whether at our Waldridge, Burnmoor or Lumley meetings, or as a Young Leader at one of our Scout Groups, you will be sent an email to get in to My.SCOUT…

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District Explorer Commissioner:
Scott Doughty (or contact the District Explorer Scout Administrator Tony Brewis)
desc@chesterlestreetscouts.org.uk (or desa@chesterlestreetscouts.org.uk)
Centurions @ Waldridge:
Wednesday 8:00-9:30pm
Centurions @ Lumley:
Tuesday 8:00-9:30pm
Centurions @ Burnmoor:
Monday 7:30-9:00pm
Social Networks: