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Patriot ESU “D of E Champion’s in Southend Estuary Scout District”

D of E success

Update 08/01/2018
Well one Lauren for finishing your Bronze D of E

Update 12/07/2017

Well done Dominic for gaining his Bronze D of E

Updated 22/05/2017

Congratulations to Sophie B for successfully gaining her Gold D of E

Update 14/05/2017

Well done Ben C for gaining his Bronze D of E award.

Update 07/05/2017

Sophie B has just submitted her Gold D of E, these don’t come round very often so fingers crossed you can scoop the top award.

Update 20/02/2017

Well done Alex J for gaining your silver D of E award.

Update 22/12/2016

Congratulations to Anna and Billy for finishing the year with  2 more Silver D of E awards.

Update 12/12/2016

Well Done to Chloe D, Katie L, Emily A, lucy W for gaining their Bronze D of E awards.

Update 20/11/2016

Well done Alex S & Jack G for gaining their D of E Silver Awards.

Update 18/10/2016

We are arranging a training session to help you and your parents to understand how to upload evidence via the D of E website.

Update 10/09/2016

Well done to Amilisa F for gaining her Bronze D of E award

Update 01/09/2016

Gold qualifying hike completed

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Update 16/08/2016

Gold qualifying hike is only a few days away, fingers crossed the weather stays fair.

Update 01/08/2016

Our first self lead Gold practice hike had been successfully completed in the Peak Districts

Update 10/06/2016

Well done Dan on becoming a qualified assessor for Bronze and Silver, this will  provide additional support to our growing numbers of participants.

Update 26/04/2016

Well  done Alex for successfully completing his Bronze D of E this week

Update 09/01/2016

Well done Amy for successfully completing her Silver D of E this week

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Update 05/11/2015

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An explosion of awards tonight with Sophie gaining her Silver, Harry, Anna & Charlie gaining their Bronze award. Well done team.

Update 08/10/2015

Well done to Alex, Billy & Jack for achieving his Bronze Award.


Update 10/09/2015

Hopefully 3 more Team Patriot’s will complete their Bronze Award this month.

Update 11/08/2015

Next up Silver Practise Hikes for the Girls

Update 14/06/2015

Well done to the 8 “Patriot Boys” for completing their assessed Bronze D of E hike in Danbury, Essex. The 2 teams worked hard on both days navergating through woodland, overgrown footpaths and dodging lots of cycles on route.

Looking forward to the release of the Patriot hike song “Seven”


Update 31/05/2015

Well done to Alex, Alex, Billy, Charlie, Dominic, Jack, Jay, Luke & Lyndon for completing their Bronze D of E training this weekend.



Update 28/05/2015

Good luck to the 2 Patriot teams who are away this weekend on their Bronze training hikes.

Update 08/05/2015

Well done to Sam for gaining his Bronze D of E today

Update 01/05/2015

4 more Patriot member have signed up

Update 21/04/2015

2 more Patriot member have signed up

Update 27/02/2015

2 more Patriot members have signed up for D of E Bronze

Update 17/01/2015

Well done to Tom for completing his Bronze D of E
He is the 2nd person to achive this award through our self lead team of leaders and assessers.

Update 11/12/2014

We have a further 2 members who have signed up for D of E Bronze this month

And 2 existing members close to finishing their Bronze Award before Christmas.

Update 25/11/2014

Our unit is now able to teach, supervise, and assess both Bronze and Silver D of E awards.

We are running both levels of expeditions in March/April 2015

Update 20/10/2014

Congratulations Sophie who has been awarded the first Patriot lead D of E award – well done Sophie.

Update 17/10/2014

Fingers crossed for Sophie who has just submitted her completed Bronze to County for approval .


Update 07/10/2014

Well done to “Team Patriot” for completing the first Patriot lead D of E Bronze Hike – they all survived the hills of Essex “Danbury”

Well done team Patriot

Well done team Patriot



Update 07/09/2014

Good Luck to our first unit lead D of E practise Bronze hike. Try not to get lost Sophie, Harry, Sam, Tom, Michael


After some 30K the team finished at Hadleigh Castle tried but happy they crossed the finish line.


We are planning Bronze assessed hike in October and Silver practice and assessed hikes in March/April 2015.

Our leadership team will be assessed in October to finally become self sufficient.

This will allow Patriot ESU to organise around our explorers, both Bronze and Silver hikes in the future.

Patriot ESU D of E Champions,  setting the standard for others to follow!!!!!!




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