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?

Summer Camps 2017 Round Up

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Summer!!!! (followed by Christmas). The long days, sunshine and school holidays can only mean one thing… Summer Camps! This page will be updated throughout the Summer to show you what our groups have been up to. Explorers: Tanzania 2017 Some of our Explorer Scouts (and leaders) have […]

Do you like swimming? Earn your Swimmer badge on July 17th

FREE Cubs and Scouts Swimmers Badge Evening Do you like swimming?… Achieve your Level 1, 2 or Level 3 Swimmers Badge to add to your uniform! Limited spaces… Sign up to save your space! What is the Swimmer Badge? It’s a staged activity badge which you wear on your left sleeve. Click here to find […]

DC’s Diary: Beavers Sleepover at Ferny Crofts

I have just been out to the first District Beaver Sleepover that is being held at Ferny Crofts. 50 Beavers staying overnight over two buildings!Lots for the Beavers to do;Climbing, Go Karting, Areoball and Backwoods Cooking. Well done to all taking part.

District Annual General Meeting: 6th of July

The Southampton City Scout District Annual General Meeting will be taking place on the 6th of July for a celebration of another great year of "Scouthampton".

DC’s Notes: Beavers Loggerheads, Cubs Challenge and Scouts Emlyn

Congratulations to the Scouts, Cubs and Beavers for taking part in their section competitions over the last two weekends. I was pleased to be able to get to these events as DC. Beavers at Loggerheads Cubs at Davids Challenge Scouts at District Emlyn I was really impressed with the way the teams at all three […]

Video: Emlyn Camp Diary

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 […]

Results: Cubs and Scouts District Archery Competition

Congratulations to the 25th Cubs and 2nd Scouts… This year’s winners of the District Archery Competition. Well done all who took part too over the weekend 🏹

Get involved with the District Exec

Would you like to join the District Executive committee, which makes Southampton Scouting work? Nominations are due for membership of the 2017/2018 District Executive Committee. If you wish to stand please let the District Secretary have your nomination by emailing secretary@southamptoncityscouts.co.uk, along with a proposer and seconder before the District AGM on the 6th July.

Registration is now open for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree is a big international camps for 14-18 year olds from across the world – usually about 30 000 or so people attend and from almost every country where there are Scouts. The next WSJ is in 2019 and will be held in North America. The Hampshire participant selection weekend will be held […]

We’ve raised over £1000 for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

The District Charity for 2015 and 2016 was the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. Kerry Budd (DDC) presented the cheque to them whilst they ran a session of the 7th Group Beaver Colony. You all helped raised over £1020. Well done and Congratulations.  Lets hope we can raise as much for PICU this […]