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Latest News
County Conference Autumn 2018
31st January 2019
The autumn County conference took place on the 13th October 2018 at Baden Powell Lodge, Botley. Below are the programme, presentations and feedback, in pdf format, from the conference.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
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 “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