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HSX Ad+Venture

This Easter 28 Scouts, Explorers, Network and Scout Active Support members return to Great Tower for an amazing weekend of adventure in the Lake District.

Arriving in the Lakes on Thursday the team members enjoyed 3 full days of high adventure splitting into different groups each day to experience different activities and areas of the

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HSX Antarctica in Scotland 2014

HSX went to Scotland from Saturday 15th February to Saturday 22nd February for annual training. The main blog entry covers what happened on every day, whilst this blog covers what HSX Antarctica did apart from the main group, that being on days Tuesday to Friday. The 4 out of 7 members of HSX Antarctica in

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HSX Scotland 2014

Click here for HSX Antarctica’s training in Scotland.

Sunday

Waking up to lovely weather (which doesn’t often happen in Scotland) we hurriedly packed our bags ready to hit the slopes. With two vans packed full with excited people, we departed from Badaguish and arrived at the lower car park of the ski centre

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Expeditions

HSX revolves around taking teams of young leaders, Network and Explorer Scouts to the far corners of the world on rewarding and memorable adventures.

Training

Weekends away in the hills focus on building core technical skills so all members to enjoy the countryside while keeping them selves and others safe. Training is based around both Scout awards and national governing body awards.

Adventure

From hillwalking to climbing, abseiling to mountain biking - if it's outdoors and fun we'll probably give it a go.

Development

As well as technical outdoor skills, we find that expedition members tend to grow personal skills when faced with the challenges that come their way when stepping out of their comfort zone.