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Development

Welcome to the Scout Development section of the site.

Come here for advice on how you can develop Scouting in your area of Hampshire.

Latest News
Top Ten Tips for Recruiting Adult Volunteers
1st January 2019
https://wp.me/a7cWHB-6ex If you are unsure about how to recruit more adults to help run your Scout Group, don’t worry. After all, someone was successful in recruiting you into Scouting, right? Here are a few tips to motivate people to say “yes”: Don’t confuse recruitment... Read More
Volunteer lead for Growth and Development
1st January 2019
Does your District have a volunteer lead for Growth and Development?  If not, why not use the  or the  sample role descriptions to recruit someone? The County Growth and Development Team will link you with other people in the same role to share... Read More
Managing a Joining List
1st January 2019
The Scouts have become so popular that there are now 60,000 young people waiting to join. We must be focused on offering a place at the earliest opportunity, once a young person has reached the correct age. It is a good idea to review... Read More
Grants and Funds to Support Local Scouts
1st January 2019
The Scouts UK has been fortunate to receive generous donations from many individuals and organisations to support our work. These donations fund a range of grants for local Groups/Units and individual members who need financial assistance. If you are starting up a new section... Read More
Hampshire Scouts in Hospitals (HSIH) – Volunteer Vacancies
15th November 2018
We have three key roles free at present. Our mantra is flexibility and so each role can be split between two or more people as required. If you fancy a fresh challenge without the weekly commitment or just want a new rewarding way to... Read More
Strategy
15th May 2018
I’m excited about the launch of our new national #SkillsForLife strategy on Tuesday along with our new brand. I’m also looking forward to everyone in @HampshireScouts working together to give more and more young people and adults the chance to experience #Scouting. Let’s do it. Martin Mackey, County Commissioner... Read More
Hampshire Pride 2018
20th January 2018
Proud to be supporting Hampshire Pride Promoting inclusivity, solidarity and community The Big Day takes place this Saturday, 24 February, and as part of the festivities the County Council will be hosting the Hampshire Pride Market Place, an indoor street festival, in Queen Elizabeth... Read More
County Conference, Spring 2017 – GROWTH
26th March 2017
Saturday 25th March 2017 Click on the links for further information 9.30am – Opening 9.45am – Growth  10.00am – Round table/Break outs to talk the challenge:    – South Central / South West (Downstairs Hall) – South East / Solent (Downstairs Committee Room)    –... Read More
Access Self Storage Easter Appeal
7th March 2016
Access Self Storage Easter charity campaign.   This year they will be collecting Easter eggs on behalf of the Rainbow Centre in Fareham. I am unsure if you are familiar with their work so here is a link to their website rainbowcentre.org “After a very successful Christmas... Read More
Basingstoke West Scouts St George Experience
26th April 2015
If the question is…..’What involved 874 people, abseiling, ketchup, tents, glow-sticks, singing, cooking, karate, grasshoppers, a climbing wall and some massive balloons?’…….. the answer has to be………. The St George Experience! Basingstoke West District Scouts took over The Anvil Concert Hall in Basingstoke on... Read More