Outdoors store names Blackburn Scouts as the ‘most prepared for adventure!’
Outdoors are please to have awarded the Blackburn District Explorer Scouts with
the award of the ‘Adventurers of the Year’.
troop of 50 teens, all aged 14 t 18 received the award from Blackburn Store
manager Neil Kettle and the Managing Director of GO Outdoors John Graham.
Outdoors ran a search to find a local person, or group who closely embodied GO
Outdoors own ethos of having fun in the outdoors, representing the spirit of
adventure, to celebrate the opening the new GO Outdoors store in Throstle
Blackburn District Explorer Scouts have undertaken a variety of adventures,
including glacier walking, rafting and trekking in mountains found in Romania
and Switzerland which secured them the award- out of all the entries, The Blackburn
Explorer Scouts showed what manager Neil described as “real commitment to
adventure and the outdoors”.
Scouts Commissioner, Stuart Parker, who nominated the group explained his
pleasure at winning the award, which includes £250 worth of GO Outdoors
“Being recognised by GO Outdoors for our love of
adventure is fantastic and hopefully it can inspire others to enjoy the
outdoors as much as we do! All of our members help to raise money to pay for
our activities, so we will be putting the GO Outdoors voucher towards kitting
us out for our next adventure, which I am sure isn’t far away!”