Updates

10th March 2021
We want your views: Opportunities in Scouting at 18

When a young person reaches 18 years of age there are lots of opportunities that await them: adult volunteer, Scout Network member, doing the Top Awards, SSAGO (Student Scout and Guide Organisation), HSX (Hampshire Scout Expeditions) and other opportunities to stay involved. The problem is not everyone knows about these. Hampshire Scouts are looking at […]

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27th February 2021
Keeping you up to date with Top Awards and Young Leaders.

As an Explorer Scout the world of opportunities really opens up. From taking part in activities across the district to going for your top awards or giving back as a Young Leader there is lots going on. Even in lockdown. With so much going on, make sure you keep an eye on our special sub-sites […]

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1st February 2021
Explorer Scouts at Home: Activities online

As Scouts we love to get outdoors and try new things. But with winter and everything going on, we know its hard to think of ideas of what to do right now. To help you deliver great online Scouting, we’ve pulled together our list of places to find great ideas. Press Play activities These two […]

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12th January 2021
DofE & Top awards training

Want to get your unit started on their Duke of Edinburgh’s and Scouting Top Awards? The DofE’s training framework has a range of modules to suit everyone supporting the award. These modules will also include information about the links to the Chief Scout and Queen’s Scout Award. To begin, a simple e-learning induction module should be completed […]

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1st December 2020
Risk Assessments

scouts.org.uk/volunteers/staying-safe-and-safeguarding/risk-assessments We all do risk assessments or safety checks everyday, for example, when we cross the road. We choose an appropriate place to cross, look both ways and make a decision about whether it’s safe to cross. We know that children and young people learn by doing. Activities encourage the development of young people and […]

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4th November 2020
Kudu 2020

Kudu 2020 This years Kudu competition has been set back by storm Desmond and Covid 19 but that won’t stop us! Teams of up to 6 people from the Explorer Scout section or Network Scout section can compete by completing challenges as a team. From photo tasks to creative carving, physical challenges to crazy contraptions […]

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11th October 2020
Hampshire Scouts Pennants

Click here for the Hampshire Scouts Pennant template Hampshire Scouts have embarked on a new project involving every Section, Group and Unit in Hampshire, bringing us all together as we start to return to normal Scouting. The idea is for each Section, Group and Unit to create a pennant so we can join them together and display them at Activity Centre locations and future events.  We would like your Section, Group or Unit to design […]

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6th July 2020
Support for you: the online activities hub.

We know from the fortnightly Explorer Scout Leader's catch up that looking for exciting programme ideas is a top priority for all of us as we adapt to a programme online rather than a programme in person. Our answer to this was to follow our Scout values and in particular co-operate. So we've launched the […]

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4th July 2020
Keeping the top awards going.

For many Explorers and leaders expedition season is marked in the calendar for good reason. With Coronavirus, we've had to put that on hold with residentials on hold until at least the 25 September and until we return to a green, virus free, situation. Our Open Gold expeditions have been pushed back to 2021. While […]

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18th June 2020
Going for greens: reviewing your programme.

We all like to know when we’re doing a good job and know what we could improve. If we never learn from our failures then we’re doomed to repeat them and we wouldn’t continue to grow as a movement. So how do we know when we’re doing a good job? Thankfully the answer can be […]

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