Welcome to the Southampton City Adventure


Scouting offers fun, challenge and everyday adventure to 400,000 girls and boys across the UK. Offering over 200 different activities from abseiling and archery to drama, street sports and water zorbing, Scouting helps 6-25 year olds grow in confidence, achieve their full potential and become active members of their communities.

What’s been going on recently?

Beavers Wacky Races

On a lovely sunny lunchtime in June the beaver section held its annual Wacky Races and Picnic – an opportunity for the beavers and their families from across the district to get together for some fun and to help the community by raising funds for the district charity – PICU. 44 young people from 7 […]

Cubs Archery Competition

On Saturday 19th of May, Cubs attended the District Archery Competition at the 22nd HQ. It was a gloriously hot day and the Cubs enjoyed shooting arrows and finishing the day off with a cool Ice lolly. Well done to everyone who took part and to the leaders for their support. A special thank you […]

Well Done to Liam and Lewis

Congratulations to Liam and Lewis on their involvement this year representing Southampton City in “Roverang” Roverang is a musical and dance extravaganza put on by over 130 members of the Scout and Guide associations. It was a great night of singing and dancing at the Nuffield Theatre in April this year. Lots of hard work […]

District Camp From The Sky

Watch this incedible birds-eye video from this year’s District Camp. Drone footage of Lyons Copse Camp Site and Kayaking. Can you spot yourself?

4 Leaders on their way to America

Congratulations to these adults in out district who have been selected as international Service Team (IST) for the 2019 Jamboree in America Lexie Massie: 29th / SSAGO             Alice Mintoff: ADC Scouts / Network James Mintoff: Youth Commissioner / 25th / Network Amanda Toomer: Explorers Good luck all….

Double Silver Acorn Awards Presented

Well done to George and Thelma on receiving their Silver Acorn awards at St George’s Day

Queen Scout Award for Rozy

Congratulations to Rozy Toomer for her Queen Scout Award presentation at Windsor Well done to all the QSA holders who attended Windsor the Day of Celebration 2018 – there were sixteen QSA holders from Hampshire attending. Rosemary Harrison did an interview with  Radio Solent – you can listen again at 2:21:30 on BBC IPlayer.

Roll of Honour: Thelma & George

From the DC; Congratulations to two of the district team on being awarded their Silver Acorn this year. Well-earned from many years of service to Scouting in Southampton.

Scouts Paint-balling Day

Delta Force Paintballing Romsey Scouts

Last weekend, over 40 Scouts and leaders spent the day blasting paint-balls at each other at Delta-Force in Romsey. Young people from the 2nd, 7th, 13th, 14th and 29th took part in 12 team games ranging from defending castles, protecting the president in an apocalyptic London and surviving a zombie invasion. It was a great day […]

DC’s Diary: Explorers Christmas Camp

Well done to all those who took part in the Explorer Christmas Camp in Winchester earlier this month. The Ice Skating on Saturday looked like a lot of fun! The photos below speak for themselves. Congratulations to 2 leaders who were invested – Henry and Lucy. Finally, a massive well done to Amber for her […]

Scouting in Southampton

What's coming up?

Southampton in Action