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Activities and Adventures

As an active Air Scout Group we offer a programme which incorporates a vast range of age appropriate activities, crafts, adventurous pursuits and day trips for our Cubs, Air Scouts and Air Explorers

Below are just a few of the things our young people have enjoyed recently:

Activities

  • First Aid
  • Fire lighting
  • Aircraft recognition
  • Meteorology
  • Phonetic alphabet
  • Observation exercises
  • Problem solving
  • Hikes and Expeditions
  • Model making

Camps

  • Cub District and County Camps
  • Cub Medieval theme camp
  • Air Scout 75th Anniversary camp, Cornwall
  • Air Scout Grizzly Paw County camp
  • Air Scout Gold Expedition Challenge
  • Explorer NAYC Emerging Leaders course, Staffordshire
  • Explorer Monopoly run, London

Adventurous pursuits

  • Hovercraft flying
  • Water assault courses
  • Axe throwing
  • Indoor surfing
  • Raft building

Flying opportunities

  • Powered flight – AT3, Cessna
  • Micro-lights
  • Indoor skydiving
  • Gliding
  • Parascending
  • Helicopters

Day trips

  • Vintage Jet day and Midland Air Museum
  • Cosford Scout Take over day
  • Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford
  • Tour of Bomber Harris’ office and the underground tunnels of RAF High Wycombe
  • Nuclear bunker tours

Talks and Seminars

  • Rusty Waughman - WW2 Lancaster pilot
  • Barry Tempest - 50 years flying displays
  • Stephen Slater - Flying for fun
  • Fred Thomas - the RAF years and owning vintage jets
  • Geoffrey New - Vulcan bomber pilot and principals of flight
  • RAF Reconnaisance
  • Barry Robertson - Airlander returns to the Skies