Moving on from Scouts? Looking for the Ash Explorer Scouts? Get in touch!


Hybrid is the designated Ash Explorer Scouts Unit. We are based in the Harpers road scout hut, just next to the Lion Brewery and recreation ground. We have been the designated Ash Explorer Scouts unit since the national creation of the explorer section back in 2002.

We meet mainly on fridays from 19:30 - 21:30 to make moving on from Scouts as simple as possible. We also hold with regular lightweight weekend camps incorporating hikes and other activities. We actively encourage the use of bivi bags, and hammocks rather than tents.

Our program is outdoor focused, and we make the most of our huts secure outdoor camping space giving the best scouting experience at a low cost for our explorer scouts. Other activities include climbing, shooting, go-karting, paintball, canoeing and much much more.

We will teach you valuable skills like fire lighting, survival skills, knife and axe skills and help you through the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Scout awards with other explorer scouts in the Blackwater Valley District.

If you are looking for Ash Explorer Scouts, and you want to know more, come and try us out.

Ash Explorer Scouts

COVID-19 Latest: We now have approval to return to Outdoor Face-to-Face meetings.  For details of all safety measures being put in place please see COVID-19: Safety Measures.

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