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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?

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.

Scouts Paint-balling Day

Delta Force Paintballing Romsey Scouts

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 […]

DC’s Diary: Explorers Christmas Camp

Well done to all those who took part in the Explorer Christmas Camp in Winchester earlier this month. The Ice Skating on Saturday looked like a lot of fun! The photos below speak for themselves. Congratulations to 2 leaders who were invested – Henry and Lucy. Finally, a massive well done to Amber for her […]

DC’s Diary: Network’s Christmas Camp at Wilverley

Last weekend Southampton City Network along with members from Southampton and Solent SSAGO’s had a festive weekend at our district campsite. Activities included a fire (of course), a Christmas Dinner with all the works and other games. They even found time to help keep the site looking great. Thanks to all who took some time […]

Beavers Christingle Service 2017

DC’s Diary Well done to Eve, Elaine and the Beaver team for the Christingle service at St James’ Church. All the Beavers really enjoyed the songs and their Christingle messages. Thanks to all those who passed on gifts to John Stevens from Hampshire Hospital Scouting as well. Very well received.

Photos: Snowy Summit Expedition ⛄️

A couple of weeks ago a team of 6 Explorers and Network Scouts ventured up to Snowdonia for the weekend to climb some snow-capped peaks. The scenery was breath-taking, made all the better with our accommodation. A cosy cottage in the middle of nowhere without electricity. Luckily there was a log fire to keep us […]

Geeking out at Apple 🍎

Scout troops across the city have been making use of the new community facilities at Apple in WestQuay. Equipped with the latest tech, check out what the 29th and 2nd Scout sections have been up to below… Thank you @apple Southampton for an awesome evening geeking out and getting creative with iPads! 💻 pic.twitter.com/3BoJL0ZUeT — 2nd […]

DC’s Diary: Cubs Carol Service

Well done to Sarah Granger (ADC Cubs) and Brian Purchase (District Chaplain) for a really great Cubs Carol Service. Loads of Cubs, Leaders and Parents at St James’ Methodist church tonight to sing Carols and give gifts for SCRATCH charity. The Cubs were really enjoying their party with Active Support helping out with the Cubs […]

Karen Shillabeer – Gone Home

Karen Shillabeer – Gone Home – Friday 24th of November 2017 It’s with great sadness to inform you all that Karen Shillabeer, who was the Beaver Scout Leader at the 29th Immaculata Scout Group for many years during the 2000’s before moving to Falmouth which was her dream, sadly died after a long illness in […]

Cenotaph and Poppies

Thank you to those of you who joined the parade at the Cenotaph on Sunday morning, especially as it was so cold and breezy. We were a small group but I know our presence was appreciated by the public by the amount of applause we received in the march past. A special mention for the […]

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