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About Us

Hampshire is the largest Scout County in the UK with over 21,000 youth and adult members.

Our membership has shown successive year-on-year growth since 2005, increasing by over 30%. For more information about Scouting please visit

We need more volunteers to allow more young people to join

Scouting in Hampshire has an impressive expedition history, previously sending teams to Malawi, Belize and even summiting Everest.

In this area you will find Newsletters, In the Media (including Social Media) our Ambassadors and about our corporate identity - the words, images, colours and logo elements that helps people recognise and understand modern Scouting.

Whatever communications channels you use, don't forget to speak to people!!

Latest News
Hampshire Scout News (HSN) 2017 May
4th July 2017
ISSUU: HSN July 2017 PDF: HSN JULY 2017Read More
Recruitment via Media Workshop – March 2017
25th February 2017
Media and communications workshops for adults in Scouting.   We are hosting a number of one day workshops for adults in Scouting who are interested in learning more about the media and communications.   By the end of the workshops, participants will be able... Read More
10th February 2017
  to submit an article, please use the eNews submission form by 10am on Monday morning. Thank you County Office will consolidate, edit and issue by email around 2pm on a Monday. The distribution list will be DCs, DDCs, District Chairs, DESCs, County Team, County Vice-Presidents,... Read More
Making a Difference Together – Template Press Release
6th September 2016
Are you taking part in Making a Difference Together ( This template press release may come in handy!   (1) Choose a handful of newspaper worthy pictures from your project.   (2) E-mail a journalist using:   (3) Tweet your successes to: @HampshireScouts @UKScoutsMedia  ... Read More
Scouts Speak Up (SSU) – New Year 2018
7th July 2016
  NEXT COURSE: New Year 2018   Do you know an Explorer Scout (aged 14-18) who is keen to promote Scouting and learn more about the media?  The Scouts Speak Up course trains Explorer Scouts to became confident Young Spokespeople.  They will find out... Read More
James / Captain Ketch sets off again
25th June 2016
Our Hampshire Scouts Ambassador has challenged himself to row solo, non-stop and unsupported around the coast of Great Britain, a distance of almost 2,000 miles. A feat that has not yet been achieved by anyone. The row starts on Saturday 25th June 2016 at... Read More
Iftar Under The Stars
15th June 2016
This Ramadan 3rd Basingstoke Scouts ( invite you to Iftar Under The Stars. Enjoy meeting the Basingstoke community every Friday for Iftar. There’ll be a short talk before breaking the fast for the day and games for children so they won’t be kept bored.... Read More
The Ultimate Triathlon
14th June 2016
James Ketchell, Hampshire Scouts Ambassador, has recently launched his book ‘The Ultimate Triathlon’ captures the story of how James overcame adversity, and challenged himself to row the Atlantic Ocean, climb Everest, and cycle around the world. The book is available from his website for... Read More
County Media Team
1st May 2016
            Hampshire Scouts Media Development Team Ray Noice ACC Communications, PR and Media Development Mobile: 079 6858 6344   Joe Hunter County Media Development Manager Mobile: 079 0319 5772   Sam Poole  Media Development Manager Cluster (Solent and... Read More
Jamboree On The Trail – Template Press Release
30th April 2016
Are you taking part in Jamboree On The Trail (   This template press release may come in handy!   (1) Choose a handful of newspaper worthy pictures from your event.   (2) E-mail a journalist using:   (3) Tweet your successes to:... Read More