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As of, Monday 16th March, ALL normal weekly Scout meetings are temporarily suspended.

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  • ...Cruising on the River

  • ...Climbing

  • ...Just Hanging Around !

  • ...The Campfire

  • ...Crazy Camping

  • ...Paultons Park

  • ...Its a Knockout!

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.

If you're looking for a group for your child to join, or can even give a little time yourself to help out, please take a moment to fill out the form on the 'Join Us' page. Somebody will get in touch with you and answer any questions you may have about joining a group.

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.


Scouting Video


Want to find out little more about Scouting and what Scouts get up to? Then take a few moments to watch this video.

BBC Breakfast Scouting Video


Check out what BBC Breakfast has to say about Scouting. (Broadcast Nov 2016)


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Scouting At Home

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Getting bored! Fancy earning some more badges whilst at home?

Look no further than our new 'Badges at Home' website. Just click on your section, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts or Explorers and then select which badge takes your fancy.

Once completed you can then send evidence, photos etc, to your Leader via the website.

District Events

England Flag

25th April 2020
St Georges Day Parade

It is with the deepest regret that we must advise you that the 2020 St George’s Day celebrations have been cancelled.

6th May 2020
Scout Shop AGM Base 2000

13th May 2020
District AGM Base 2000