HSX Christmas weekend – 21st to 23rd December 2012 Friday The weekend started with 10 members of the Nepal team packing bags for Tesco customers in Marchwood. It was busy and hard work, but well worth it as we raised over £500 for the Nepal trip. Things started to quieten down around 6:30 so we took the decision to head to Ferny Crofts where Alan and Tom had prepared a …Read More
So it was that time of year again for HSX to visit North Wales and the beautiful landscapes of Snowdonia, leaving at the standard time of 1800 (on the dot! very uncommon for a HSX trip) from Hampshire and heading for the Cornel Scout Centre near Trefriw; half an hour’s drive from Betws-y-Coed. Arriving weary after the six-hour drive, the group went to bed with anticipation for a good weekend’s …Read More
Sam Howe, from the Nepal 2013 team thought he’d take this opportunity to update everyone on our progress to date. So far we have 12 Explorer Scouts signed up to the expedition, coming together from all across Hampshire. We are well underway with our 18 month, pre-expedition training programme, having attended three weekends at the Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre. These weekends have helped us to develop as a team …Read More
Hi Everyone, So the leader team are currently busy recruiting Explorers to participate in the upcoming Nepal in 2013 expedition. We’ve done a number of presentations to explorers across the county to promote this exciting opportunity but if we haven’t managed to get to your unit here’s the low down! The expedition will consist of a 6 weeks in Nepal undertaking a range of activities including: A community development project with …Read More
Calling all Hampshire Explorers for HSX Nepal 2013! Following the success of Sky High and Nepal 2007, HSX will be visiting Nepal again in 2013, with a group of 20 explorer scouts, with the aim of trekking to Everest Base Camp, Summiting Island Peak (6189m) and carrying out a 2-week community project with the Himalayan Trust. The six-week expedition will be in September/October 2013 and is open to all explorer …Read More
HSX are planning to return to Nepal in 2013. More details to follow shortly.