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Request2021

Kent Scouts ReQuest2021 Antarctic Research Project Shackleton’s Scouts Online Presentation A fundraising talk for this expedition (which is being supported by the James Caird Society) will be held via zoom on Sunday 6 December 2020. Further details and how to buy tickets can be found here.

Shackleton poster: eye-catching and informative

We are delighted to announce that the Shackleton poster, as described in our 2020 Newsletter and shown here, is now available to order. All proceeds from the sale of these posters will go towards our charitable work – which is to support projects, usually expeditions, which emulate the spirit of Shackleton, especially of the Endurance […]

Newsletter feedback

The 2020 Newsletter has now been distributed to all members, hard copies to UK addresses, digitally to overseas members. We hope you all enjoyed reading the somewhat shorter than usual issue, and were not too flummoxed by the crossword. We are always grateful for comments, suggestions and contributions; this issue inspired several! Guy Story’s discovery […]

November Dinner

Sadly, the traditional November dinner at Dulwich College has now been cancelled. This decision was driven by the government guidelines relating to Covid-19 and the events policy adopted by Dulwich College.  In a positive light, we plan to view this as a mere postponement – and intend to restart our activities in 2021. If gatherings […]

Athy Autumn School

  20th Shackleton Autumn School – cancelled this year The Athy Heritage Centre’s Shackleton Autumn School is the only Polar School in Ireland and was established to commemorate the explorer in the county of his birth. It provides a forum for discussion and debate on polar exploration and the presentation of artistic works relevant to Shackleton and his […]

May updates

News from one of the projects the JCS is sponsoring Shackleton the Penguin, the team mascot for ReQuest2021, has something to celebrate: the scout team of eight from Kent and two from Scotland have recently hit the halfway point with fundraising for their Antarctic Research Project! The team would like to say a huge thank […]