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28/03/2016

Jump park is popular

28/03/2016

Skiing in Sweden for Easter holidays

08/02/2016

On our mid-term ski trip to Sweden  Photos in Explorers Photo Album

23/12/2015

Chinese Buffet after the Karting outing

23/12/2015

Winning teams from tonight's end of term karting outing

16/09/2015

Diving into foam pit

16/09/2015

Good fun at Ryze tonight 

09/09/2015

Cycle around Loch Leven tonight

02/09/2015

And quad biking

02/09/2015

Hovercrafting tonight at Craigluscar

13/05/2015

Great night at Elie for the Chain Walk

04/05/2015

Another great day at Glentress

08/03/2015

Good day of mountain biking at Glentress today

27/02/2015

View from the top of West Lomond.
An excellent winter's day hike up West and East Lomond. Clear skies gave a great view, but still a bit chilly on top.

23/11/2014

Mountain Biking today at Glentress 

17/10/2014

At the Boy Scout Tree in Redwoods National Park, USA

04/06/2014

Waterskiing tonight at  Explorers

25/05/2014

Just another 7 trucks of baggage to sort at today's Edinburgh Marathon

11/05/2014

Hillwalking in the Ochils. Warm and sunny one minute then cold and wet. Typical Scottish day on the hills.

26/04/2014

Starting out on their DofE Bronze practice Expedition in the Pentlands.

01/04/2014

Easter ski trip to Sweden is well underway

12/03/2014

But, the winner was the Bob cake seen with the photo it was designed from

12/03/2014

All four cakes were commended for their originality

12/03/2014

The Rainbow Cake looked very impressive

12/03/2014

The WRI judging tonight's Bake Off

27/02/2014

Engineering challenge dropping egg safely from 6 feet

27/02/2014

Chocolate fondants have turned out well

26/02/2014

Making shortbread under the watchful eye of our pastry chef 

15/12/2013

Really windy on top of West Kip

15/12/2013

Heading off for a day hiking in the Pentland Hills

06/10/2013

Landyachting on the beach in South Uist.  Plenty of wind.

06/10/2013

Heading out from Oban on the ferry to South Uist to visit Bob

02/10/2013

Final of our Archery competition tonight.  Well done Douglas.

25/09/2013

Karate session tonight at Explorers

01/09/2013

Sausage and Bacon cooked on slates over the fire - no washing up required.

01/09/2013

Pineapple Sponge Cake tasted great, cooked in the Dutch Oven on the fire.  

01/09/2013

Backwoods Weekend in hammocks in the woods

28/07/2013

Summer Expedition to Japan is well under way.  Photos from each Section of the trip are in the Explorers section of the website.  Tokyo photos are uploaded already.

10/07/2013

Excellent evening's hovercrafting tonight

30/06/2013

Together with those from Greater Manchester East going to Japan this summer.  Thanks guys for a great weekend down south.

26/06/2013

Members going to Japan at tonight's AGM ready to head off in a month's time.

20/06/2013

Fun on the water tonight.

09/06/2013

Explorers finishing their DofE Practice in the Pentland Hills 

05/06/2013

Waterskiing this evening, great fun!

03/06/2013

Good day of mountain biking at Glentress

26/05/2013

Ok, maybe not working hard all the time!

26/05/2013

Working hard sorting and distributing the baggage for Edinburgh Marathon today.  Well done guys!

05/05/2013

Scenic views once we were out of the clouds on today's hillwalk

05/05/2013

Lunch at top of Ben Cleuch in the Ochills on a typically Scottish summer's day

30/04/2013

Those travelling to Japan this summer visited the photo display on Hiroshima that was in Fife House and learnt the story of the origami cranes and the Childrens' Peace Monument. 

09/04/2013

Excellent snow on this year's ski expedition to Sweden

22/03/2013

We have a new champion karter in his debut race! Brendan managed to fight off Kris and Daren M to win the gold medal. However there is to be a steward’s inquiry as Jack was seen to cast one of his dragon spells on Brendan’s kart.

Also, Darren L managed to get all four wheels off the ground and ended up with the kart on its side :-)


13/02/2013

Feb mid-term snowsports expedition underway in Sweden

10/01/2013

Investiture of new members tonight, including our Japanese AESL

28/11/2012

Cold and crisp for evening's skiing at Hillend tonight.

24/11/2012

Great weather for hovercrafting and just enough water to make it fun

17/11/2012

In-Service Days' hillwalking in Aberdeenshire enjoyed good weather

17/11/2012

Halloween Party was a lot of messy fun

26/10/2012

This week's Bake-off was judged by the Cairneyhill Women's Rural and won jointly by Ewan & Euan with their Victoria Sponge and Brendan with his double layer chocolate cake.   Well done to all 12 entries.

17/10/2012

Enjoying the sunshine in Berlin on our Eurotour

10/10/2012

Lunching in the sunshine on top of Ben Ledi

10/10/2012

Heading for the summit of Ben Ledi on a great autumn's day

22/09/2012

At Crail Harbour having completed 13 miles along the Fife Coastal Path, about to tuck into freshly caught lobsters.

22/09/2012

Leaving from St Andrews Harbour at the start of the Youth 1st Sponsored Walk south along the Fife Coastal Path

16/09/2012

Our exchange project with our friends from Sweden was a great success - check out the photos elsewhere on the website.  Everyone enjoyed the three weeks and we look forward to seeing them all again when we head over for the skiing.

16/09/2012

Explorers are 10 years old this year and between 2002 and 2012 we have travelled abroad 50 times; fundraised £270,000; had an income of £700,000; had over 700 nights away on camps and activities; and provided 21 young leaders to the other sections of the Group. 

16/09/2012

We welcomed our friends from Iwate to Edinburgh.  Reception with Japanese Consul-General.  This week we sent £2,000 to Japan to be used by the Scout Groups who lost everything in the Tsunami.

03/07/2012

Hillwalking expedition to Ireland is underway.  Typically wet weather, but it hasn't stopped us tackling all of Irelands mountains over 3000 feet. 

29/06/2012

Jim Leishman joins Connor and Ewan in celebrating 10 years of Explorer Scouting in Cairneyhill.

25/02/2012

Lots of snow in Sweden 

23/01/2012

Yes it's that time of year for ski maintenance.
In preparation for the two Ski trips, all the skis need a service.