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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7th March 2021
Scout Network and getting back to face-to-face activities.

There has been a change in the guidance for getting back to face-to-face activities that removes a barrier to Scout Network getting back to activities in person. Previously, the government and National Youth Agency did not include Scout Network in the guidance for youth groups meaning we were only able to meet in smaller groups […]

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7th March 2021
UKSN Tasking and Activity ideas for you.

With Scout Network activities going to return soon, there's been a few new ideas for programme ideas. We've posted about programme ideas before in February 2021 but now the UK Scout Network team have stepped in with the UKSN Tasking activities posted on Facebook and Twitter. Plus there are the Ask the Advisor sessions taking […]

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

Scout Network has always been unique in the Scouts - a chance for you to get out of it what you want and to lead your own path. This year has seen even more diversity than before. Some of us have been working harder than ever before, others have found ourselves with too much time […]

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1st February 2021
Scout Network 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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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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5th July 2020
How the Coronavirus can help break down borders.

Any of us who take part in Network frequently know one of the biggest barriers to getting a big Hampshire Network reunion is distance. We're spread few and far between across the county and however cool Playzone is, it's quite a trek from the other corners of the county. Enter Zoom and the current virtual […]

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5th July 2020
Going for greens: reviewing your programme.

We all know a good Network needs a balanced programme, with a nice mix of projects and events and the Quality Programme Checker (on the Scout site here) helps us do just this. To use it, simply glance through each of the statements and work out whether your network falls under the red, amber or […]

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18th June 2020
Something to aim for: the Top Awards.

Scout Network is all about our 18 to 25 year old members becoming the best person they can be. Whether they are full time network members, part of a leadership team or helping out once a year while they’re at university, we want them to aim high. The Top Awards can help them do just […]

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