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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
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
Caterpillar Camp @ Naomi House
14th April 2015
The 14th April saw Hampshire County Scouts’ second Caterpillar Camp, held at Naomi House & Jacksplace at Sutton Scotney, Winchester. The event was a scouting-based, fun activity day for the young people of Naomi House and their families. Naomi House and Jacksplace are respite... Read More
Southampton Hospital Group Update
2nd February 2015
My thanks to everyone who turned out for the volunteers training on Tuesday night. Thanks as well to Kim, Dan and Joyce for giving up their valuable time to run the event. My hands have never been so clean. Kim has provided date for... Read More
Hampshire Scouts in Hospitals
31st January 2015
Late in 2013 the County received a grant from the Freemason’s national charity. Two thousand pounds from this grant will be used to implement the long desired Scouting in hospitals project. The plan is to start Scout Groups in Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and Naomi House.... Read More
How the First Hospital Group Started
1st April 2014
How the Great Ormond Street Scout Troop Began On the 28th February 2007, the 17th Holborn Scout and Guide Group was 50 years old. It was started in the mid 1950’s, when two long term patients – David Mitchell and Billy Harwood wished to... Read More
Volunteer Opportunities
15th March 2013
Can’t find what you’re looking for? We’re not just looking for volunteer Scout leaders – there are loads of other ways for you to get involved in the adventure!We have a huge variety of different volunteering opportunities; there’s something for every talent. Can you help? Contact our County Development... Read More
Funding for new Sections
10th January 2013
Are you thinking of opening a new section or group? The good news is that you can claim £100 from the Development Grants Board to help you Start up.You’ve done the hard work, made vital connections, asked people to volunteer, and you’re about to... Read More
Need help with opening a new section?
28th October 2011
 County Development Project proposal With such a large county and potentially a huge number of avenues for growth if you would like the help and support of the Development Team we ask you to complete a ‘Proposed Project’ form.  The form is not complicated but... Read More
Want to Join List or Waiting List?
28th October 2011
One of the things I am keen to do is identify whether the waiting list figure is a true picture of young people old enough to join a section, but where no places are available; or is it a list of young people who... Read More