Basingstoke East Scout District is just one small part of the UK Scouting Family with a membership of nearly half a million young people and over 115,000 adult volunteers.
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Basingstoke East Scout District is one of two districts covering the Basingstoke area. The district has ten groups, most having Beaver (6 - 8 yrs), Cub (8 - 10 1/2 yrs), and Scout (10 1/2 - 14 yrs) sections. There are also two Explorer (14 - 18 yrs) sections in the district.
The district comprises, Basingstoke town centre, Black Dam, Chineham, Eastrop, Lychpit, Oakridge, Old Basing, Popley, South View and the Villages to the south east of Basingstoke.
Want to find out little more about Scouting and what Scouts get up to? Then take a few moments to watch this video.
Check out what BBC Breakfast has to say about Scouting. (Broadcast Nov 2016)
Suisse Adventure 2020
8th to 23rd August 2020
Suisse Adventure is happening again for Hampshire Explorers and Network.
Staying in Kandersteg in Switzerland, this will be an Adventure to never forget. The adventure includes International BBQ, white water rafting, mountain hikes, swimming in lakes and pools, a day trip to Bern, event clothing and neckerchief.....
Scouts County Camp
17th to 24th Aug 2019
A traditional week summer camp for groups of Scouts and individual Scouts who do not have the opportunity to attend thier own summer camp. This is a traditional Scout Summer Camp, Leaders are welcome to attend with their Troops and we welcome other leaders to come along who want to learn more about running a summer camp.
28th Jul to 6th Aug 2019
Get ready for the coolest International Scout camp in Europe… Get ready for the 13th Haarlem Jamborette!
With 10 days full of activities including hiking through characteristic Dutch landscapes, getting to know other scouts from more than 15 different countries