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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?

Explorers: Mountain Biking Day

Last week, Explorers from our district had a day out on their mountain bikes at Swinley Forest. Swinley Forest has 24km of purpose built, all weather way-marked mountain bike trails that nestle and follow the forest’s natural ebb and flow. The trails are suitable for riders of all levels, from beginners to advanced, and for […]

ūüé¨ Watch: I’m A Cub… Get Me Out Of Here!

This is the Cubs 6ers Camp for 2018 at Wilverley Camp Site. Our theme was: I’m a Cub get Me Out of Here. We had a fun camping weekend with Friday night’s wide game being challenges to earn Dingo Dollars to buy doughnuts from Kiosk Chil‚Äôs Outback Shack. Saturday Competition Day was full of Jungle […]

Beavers Wacky Races

On a lovely sunny lunchtime in June the beaver section held its annual Wacky Races and Picnic ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 Рthere were sixteen QSA holders from Hampshire attending. Rosemary Harrison did an interview with  Radio Solent Рyou 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.

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