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The Great Indoors – Ideas and activities to inspire young minds at home

Ideas and activities to inspire young minds at home


While we usually love the great outdoors, we’ve pulled together some inspired indoor activity ideas to keep all entertained, as we go through this coronavirus lock-down. Keep you learning new skills and having fun in #TheGreatIndoors. Updates are being added when they become available. The Great Indoors

The Great Indoors Badge click here

Grants available to Scout Groups who require financial support during Covid-19

How to run an online meeting – Thinking about Safeguarding online…

Around the County

Hampshire Scouts In Hospitals (HSIH) check out their Facebook Group for some fantastic ideas and news of their lock-down activity.

Basingstoke East have developed ‘Scouting at Home’, an online tool which enables young people to continue completing badges at home. 
More information can be found on their website.

Basingstoke West – follow Hatch Warren Scouts

Fareham West -Sofa Scouts, follow their Twitter account

Meon Valley – Bishops Waltham – follow Jack Caine’s (also Head of Volunteer Journey for The Scouts UK) Twitter account

Portsmouth – follow 70th Portsmouth Scouts (Twitter account)

Please send us your pictures/videos/links and tell us about your virtual activities.

  • Sections – if you can’t meet weekly, meet every 2 weeks or monthly
  • Groups – Link with you neighbouring Groups/Districts to help provide virtual Scouting
  • Equipment for online Scouting – ask your Exec to provide any required equipment

Around the UK

Past events

Scouts Against Malaria (SAM)download the resource pack

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