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?

Canoe Club White Water Trip

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Far, far too early one morning last December three quite sleepy Scouts met at the 25th, helped load kayaks onto cars and set off into the pitch darkness. This was the Canoe Club's first white water day trip!

The Future of Biblins, Wye Valley

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For those who have visited the campsite at Biblins, Wye Valley, the future of the campsite is in question.

Module 38 – Skills for Residential Experiences

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1st / 2nd April 2017 @ Ferny Crofts. This is an additional 'skills' module which expands on Module 16 (Introduction to Residential Experiences), and is also very useful to those seeking to become a Nights Away Advisor.

Torchlight twilight tours at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum

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This October the Royal Navy Submarine Museum will be running special after hours torchlight twilight tours.

Leader Training Dates for 2017

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The adult training scheme course dates for 2017 have been published on the Hampshire County Scouts website. If you want to sign up for any of the weekend multi-module courses then book early to avoid disappointment.

National Scout and Guide Symphony Orchestra 2017 – Applications Open

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We are pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 National Scout and Guide Symphony Orchestra are now open!

Afternoon Tea & Fundraiser for Macmillan and Breast Cancer Care

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Come along and have a cream tea with a hot or cold drink, included in ticket price. Take part in a quiz, play some games, buy a piece cake and maybe win a prize in the raffle all for a little extra.

DC’s Notes – September 2016

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Thelma Young has kindly agreed to be the “Acting DC” for Southampton City Scout District while the search for a new District Commissioner goes on. The DC duties will continue to be shared by the “team DC” so that Thelma is supported by: Ian Budd – Nights Away (NAN forms), adventurous activities, permits, district events, […]

S.S. “Shieldhall” – Youth Training Day – Sat 15th Oct 2016

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Youth Training Day - Sat 15th Oct 2016

Pro-Badge Camps 2016/17

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Pro-Badge is an Activity Badge Training Scheme, which uses the resources of the Solent Scout Training Centre at Lyons Copse, to the best advantage of the Cub Scouts, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Scout Leaders. The scheme provides training for badges that require predominantly outdoor Scouting activity or natural resources.