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Posted on Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Posted on Sunday, September 30th, 2018
It’s been a busy Summer, with many of our young people attending various camps across the country. Here’s a round up of what happened while school was out for summer!
This year, the scout troop made their way to Chelwood near Bath for a week of activities including caving, cycling around the canels and kayaking on the river Avon – Including operating the locks
Rather than rely on adults to get them to camp. The 9th Scouts made their own way from Southampton to Brownsea Island (Home of the first scout camp). Find out more about their adventure below:
13th Southampton Sea Scouts
The 13th Group held their Summer camp locally at our district camp site in the New Forest. There was still plenty of water, even on dry land.
14th Southampton (Wednesday Troop)
These scouts attened Jurassic International Jamboree in Purbeck. A week long camp with the chance to meet other scouts from over the world.
14th Southampton (Friday Troop)
A very adventerous week for this troop. They made it all the way to the Peak District and climbed some very impressive rock faces.
29th Immaculata Southampton
The Scouts spent their summer camp and enjoyed a swim at the pyramids, took part in archery, tunneling, climbing at Rock Up and rafting. Along with a few visits out and taking on an assault course. The usual Scouting skills and hiking were also included. Here’s a few photos for you…
SSAGO (Student Scouts and Guides)
The Southampton Student Scout and Guide Organisation take to the Lake District for their week-long summer camp!
Explorers (Apollo, Enterprise, Endeavour and Nemesis Units)
Our 4 Explorer units spent 5 days camping out at Walhampton School in the New Forest. Durin their stay they took a trip to the Isle of White for some coasteering, visited Lymington Water Park and powerboated to the Needles.
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Posted on Monday, May 14th, 2018
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?
Posted on Monday, February 5th, 2018
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 of working together, meeting other people from local groups and having the opportunity to shoot paint at each other for fun. We were blessed with a sunny and dry day, although it was pretty chilly.
Well done to everyone who took part. We had some wonderful feedback from the organisers to say that the Scouts were all brilliantly behaved and got really stuck in with the games. Follow the link below to see some of the photos we took on the day.
Scout Leader (2nd)
Posted on Saturday, October 28th, 2017
To me, scouts is about new experiences, developing skills and growing comfort zones.
This half term, 3x 12yr old scouts & I quite literally slept on the side of a cliff – I think that’s a tick in each box.
Truly fantastic and surreal experience. Massive thanks to James and his friends who lent us the portaledges, to the parents who trusted me, Anne for camping up top, and the scouts for being utterly amazing. It was a humbling experience.
Ed – Scout Leader. 14th Highfield (Friday Troop)
Posted on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
You’ve got to be tough to get through a weekend in Snowdonia! Scouts, Explorers and Network members have just returned from an adventurous trip reaching the peaks of North Wales. Saturday’s mist, rain and wind didn’t stop our teams reaching the summits of Snowdon and Tryfan. By Sunday the weather eased, rewarding us with some stunning views. Well done to everyone who attended, it’s a big achievement.
Posted on Monday, June 5th, 2017
For those who don’t know… Emlyn is a weekend competition camp held every year where Scouts get the opportunity to ‘camp without adults’ in the sense that they set up their site, cook, eat and complete challenges without any help from the leaders.
14th Wednesday Troop made this video of their time at Emlyn Camp last weekend…
Emlyn camp returns in June 2018
Posted on Sunday, May 7th, 2017
Last weekend over 150 Scouts, Explorers, Network members and leaders spent the long bank holiday weekend in glorious Wye Valley. We took part in archery, kayaking, mountain biking and hill walking.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Congratulations to the 14th Highfield Cubs and the 29th Immaculata Scouts for winning the football in the Six-a-Side competition this weekend! Well done to all the teams who took part.
Posted on Monday, March 13th, 2017
Our first camp of the year as a troop at Cricket Campsite. Lots of firelighting, cooking, exploring, shelter building ……… watch the video!