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County Conference Autumn 2018
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
County PL/APL Forum 30th November 2019
A forum for Patrol Leaders and Assistant Patrol Leaders to develop their skills in contributing to a discussion and providing feedback to improve Scouting. Date: 30th November 2019 Location: Lyons Copse Attendance: arrive for 6.45pm, for departure see options below Option 1 – Come... Read More
PL/APL Training Weekend – 29th November to 1st December 2019
An ideal opportunity for PLs and APLs to attend a fun and practical weekend improving their leadership skills, coaching, mentoring, planning, motivation and discipline. Location: Lyons Copse Cost: £30 For more information click on Information Pack https://sites.google.com/view/hampshirescoutsection/scout-events/plapl-trainingRead More
Water Activity Permits Courses 2019
Water Activity Permits Saturday     6th April    9.00am    Pulling Saturday     6th April    1.00pm    Sailing Sunday        7th April    9.00am    Kayaking Sunday        7th April    1.00pm    Canoeing   Theory Friday... Read More
Joe Doherty – First Scout to Ski to the Scout Pole and Kite-Ski Back
After 2044 km and 61 days, Joe Doherty reached the end of his Antarctic expedition, having skied from the Messner Start to the South Pole and kite-skied back to Hercules Inlet. This is an awesome achievement, and our congratulations go to Joe and to... Read More
Hampshire Scouts 110 – Happy Birthday
Sunday 13 January 2019 marks our 110th birthday. Over the past 110 years, we have given tens of thousands of young people the opportunity to experience new things, make new friends, and learn Skills for life. Our 110th birthday gives us a great opportunity... Read More
Joe Doherty, Hampshire Scout, reaches the South Pole
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
Joe due to reach the South Pole on Monday afternoon
Based on Joe’s update at https://www.hsxantarctica.org.uk/, he is due to reach the South Pole mid-afternoon on Monday (midday Antarctica time). This has been an incredible challenge for Joe, and it will be great to see him achieve the first goal of his expedition. Once Joe... Read More
Peak Assault – your next mountain adventure…
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
Top Ten Tips for Recruiting Adult Volunteers
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
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
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
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
Special Offers / Discounts / Shop
Your support for our movement is – quite simply – amazing. It’s your commitment and kindness that makes the Scouts work. Here are some special offers to say thank you. Find a downloadable version of your thank you card here or get a physical... Read More
The Wonderful World of Natural Navigation by bestselling author Tristan Gooley – Thurs 7 Feb 2019, 7pm @ Winchester Discovery Centre
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