Jailbreak from the Westgate
Press Release: 07/07/2009
23 Explorer Scouts from the Itchen South District recently paid a visit to Winchester to take part in a ‘jailbreak’ challenge from the Westgate Museum. The challenge was
Winchester City Council hosted the start of the ‘jailbreak’ at the Westgate Museum which, during the16th century, was used as both a lock-up prison for the drunken and disorderly, and as a deb
Five teams from three different Explorer Scout units took part in the challenge.
The winning team came from the Spartan Explorer Scout Unit - the newest unit in the District – after travelling an amazing 107 miles within the six hours.
The various teams travelled as far as Christchurch, Emsworth, and the Isle of Wight.
Sue Parker, Explorer Scout Leader, said: “The Explorers all had a strict list of rules
The Explorer Scouts movement was established during the 1990s for young people aged between 14 and 18 years old. It makes up the fourth section of the Scouting family.