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Adventure

Adventure and Activities are an integral part of Scouting, and what makes it so exciting for the young people involved. Hampshire Scouts can offer a range of exciting activities, whether they are on land, sea or in the air!

Hampshire has a large number of Sea Scout Groups as well as excellent opportunities for air activities and Air Scouting.

The County also has a number of activity teams; these include canoeing/kayaking, archery, rifle shooting, hillwalking/climbing, caving, bushcraft & survival and Scout activity badge training.

Latest News
Joe Doherty, Hampshire Scout, reaches the South Pole
7th January 2019
Joe Doherty from Hampshire Scouting reached the South Pole earlier today. This is an absolutely incredible achievement, and Joe takes his place alongside the Everest 2007 summiteers as an HSX legend. Read more about Joe’s expedition at https://www.hsxantarctica.org.uk Now the second part of the expedition... Read More
Peak Assault – your next mountain adventure…
1st January 2019
Explorers and Scout Network members from Hampshire Scouting have been invited to participate in “Peak Assault” – an annual orienteering weekend run by Hertfordshire Scouts, in a surprise mountain location and with hundreds of competitors. Watch the video to see what Peak Assault is about.... Read More
The Wonderful World of Natural Navigation by bestselling author Tristan Gooley – Thurs 7 Feb 2019, 7pm @ Winchester Discovery Centre
21st December 2018
I am organising the above talk at Winchester Discovery Centre to raise funds for and awareness of the 6th Winchester (Abbotts Barton) Scout Group’s HQ building project and I would be extremely grateful if you could mention in the news section of the County... Read More
Hampshire Beavers County Space Camp 2019
16th December 2018
Space Camp 6-7 July 2019 The new booking system is now live at bvr.org.uk/spacecamp. Please visit and signup now to secure your places. Deposit of £10 per Beaver Scout is required within 3 weeks of booking. Plans are progressing for our most exciting County... Read More
HSX Antarctica Expedition
8th December 2018
Our intrepid polar adventurer Joe Doherty is now well into his expedition to Antarctica. You can follow his adventures on the HSX Antarctica webpage – click Read More for links. Joe started his epic trek three weeks ago and has now skied halfway to... Read More
European Scout Jamboree – Closing Date 25th October 18
15th October 2018
Closing Date is 25th October 18 – Act Now Hampshire County Scouts have been given a unit for the European Scout Jamboree (ESJ), which will be in Gdansk, Poland in July 2020, along with 5 IST places. We are therefore now looking to recruit... Read More
HSMT Winter Skills Week 2019
7th October 2018
Hampshire Scouts’ Mountaineering Team have just published details of their winter skills week for the 2nd to 9th March 2019.  Read More
27th Basingstoke Canal Challenge 2018 Results
1st October 2018
This was held on the Basingstoke Canal on 30th September 2018, and 60 people took part from 7 different groups.  They canoed over a course of 3, 6 or 8 miles in an endeavour to achieve a personal best time; to win and to... Read More
Ferny Crofts Fright Night 2018 
20th September 2018
https://www.fernycrofts.org.uk/frightnight2018 ‘An afternoon and evening of frightfully spooky themed activities ranging from inflatable games, pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, fun fair games, meeting some creepy crawlies and our onsite activities with a spooky twist. There will be a fancy dress competition so make sure your group come along... Read More
23rd Annual International Workshop
11th September 2018
23rd Annual International Workshop URC Church, London Street, Basingstoke RG21 7NU on Saturday 17th November from 10.30 to 15.00 (was 10th November). This workshop is Hampshire’s annual networking event to share ideas and activities relating to exploration, global awareness and global concerns. In the... Read More