ReQuest2021 Objectives

Exactly 100 years after two Scouts sailed on Shackleton’s final Quest Expedition the project’s objectives are as follows: –

  1. VOYAGE – Participate as members of the crew on the Bark Europa on a voyage to Antarctica. (Peace, Environment, Heritage)
  2. PROJECTS – Undertake personal projects with each team member presenting their results. (Peace, Environment, Heritage)
  3. CENTENARY – Hold centenary flag ceremonies in both the UK and Antarctica (Heritage)
  4. PLAQUES – Unveil commemorative plaques to Scouts Marr & Mooney in England & Scotland. (Heritage)
  5. OUTREACH – Involve young people in a series of fun and educational outreach activities. (Peace, Environment, Heritage)
  6. THAMES – Host a pre-expedition PR event at Tower Bridge on Friday 17th September 2021. (Heritage)
  7. PLYMOUTH – Participate in the Devon and Cornwall Polar Society centenary event in Plymouth. (Heritage)
  8. SHACKLETON – Celebrate and pay respects to the achievements of Sir Ernest Shackleton. (Peace, Heritage)
  9. LINKS – Build strong links with Scouts in other countries on the original expedition route. (Peace, Heritage)
  10. LEGACY – Leave a lasting Scouting polar research legacy inspired by Scout Marr’s work on Krill. (Environment)

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