Welcome to the Southampton City Adventure

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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.

This is only possible through the efforts of 100,000 volunteers who also enjoy the fun and friendship of Scouting. Trusted by nearly a million parents each week, the movement welcomes members from all backgrounds, faiths and cultures. Special emphasis is placed on bringing the Scouting programme to young people who currently do not benefit, particularly those in inner cities, those in rural areas and other disadvantaged groups.

The Scout Association is a registered charity in the UK and part of a worldwide movement of 31 million Scouts, working for peace and global friendship.

What’s been going on recently?

District Charity – PICU

This year Southampton City have chosen the PICU Ward at Southampton Hospital as their local charity to support.

Scouts Supporting the 2017 ABP Southampton Marathon

Congratulations to everyone who took part in either the ABP Marathon, Half Marathon or 10K today. Did you notice all the Scout groups cheering you on? Here’s a quick video from 1st and 2nd Southampton groups who were on the common.

Queen’s Scout Award for Ben and Oli

Massive congratulations to 29th Immaculata Beaver leaders Ben (forth from right) and Oli (third from left) who took part in the annual Queen’s Scout Parade and Day of Celebration at Windsor Castle today. The Queen’s Scout award is the highest youth award that can be achieved in Scouting and takes a great amount of work […]

40 years of Ferny Crofts – Celebration Weekend!

Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th May 2017 Take part in Jamboree on the Trail as well as tackling the high ropes, zip lines, archery, backwoods cooking and an adventure course. There is also a bushcraft skills base, a science and cooking zone and with a Heritage display and a campfire your day will be full. […]

District Swimming Test Evening: April 24th

Do you have Scouts and Explorers attending Wye Valley who don’t have a blue card? If so, read on. Scouting requires you to hold a blue card swimming certificate to prove that you are a competent swimmer before you join in our wide range of water activities. If you are going to Wye Valley Camp […]

Free Kayak Taster Sessions for Scouts and Explorers during Easter Holidays

Are you a Scout or Explorer? Do you want to try Kayaking? If you answered yes to both then join our “Taster Sessions” on April 8th In a break with tradition we are holding a taster day on Saturday 8 April for troops and units.  We plan to have two sessions, one in the morning 10:00-12:00 […]

Cubs and Scouts Football Results

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.

Southampton SSAGO and Network Winter Camp

Our Winter camp this year would be our first joint weekend away with Network. All 24 of us set off from Southampton with a trailer full of kit, a minibus and car full of people ready for a weekend spent exploring the Peak District.

Kinder Scout Queen’s Scout Award Presentation for Network Members

Congratulations to Tom and Ben from Southampton City Network for completing and receiving some of the top awards within Scouting. Tom was presented with his Chief Scout's Diamond Award and Queen's Scout Award, with Ben receiving his Duke of Edinburgh Gold and Queen's Scout Award.

Hampshire WSJ Leader Selection Weekend May 5th-7th

The Hampshire World Scout Jamboree Leader Selection Weekend will be taking place May 5th – 7th 2017.