Appointments Advisory Committee

We would like to recruit some additional adult volunteers who would be willing to participate as Appointment Advisory Committee (AAC) members and we are also looking for somebody to take on the role of Appointments Secretary. There is no requirement for previous or current Scouting experience and it is a non-uniformed role. The training requirements


All training courses are now on the Eventbrite page and available to book. Those requiring Module 10 (First Response) have been given the option of the Zoom First Response courses, or the self-led e-learning provided by Hampshire Scouts. Morning courses are set for 9.30-12.30, and afternoon courses for 2.00-5.00. All attendees (but not you as the course leader) will

DC Newsletter – 23rd October

                                                                       Attending public Remembrance Sunday events is an important part of many Scout Groups’ regular autumn term calendar. Inevitably, things will be very different this year. In adapting what we do, Scout Groups and Districts should focus on keeping our members safe and on ensuring that all young people understand what it is

District Remembrance Service

The District will be holding a virtual Remembrance Service using Zoom Webinar on the 8th November, 1045-1115.Please ensure that all your section leaders are aware of this and ask them to send invites out to their Beavers/Cubs/Scouts/Explorers. If they use OSM then this can be sent out as an Event Invite and ensures everyone has

Getting everyone back together safely

Updated 24/09/2020 England & Wales only: If you have your own venue, you now need to provide a printed QR code to enable those who are 16 and over to use the NHS Test and Trace app, you can generate a unique code for your venue here. This does not replace our guidance on keeping records

Activity Notification

REMINDER COVID19 Risk Assessments for the return to face to face Scouting should be submitted for approved at least 7 days prior to the proposed event. AN forms (Activity Notification away from the normal meeting place) are required along with a risk assessment and should be sent to the DC for approval at least 7

Guidance for coming out of lockdown.

Getting back together safely (framework). Getting your section back together safely. Finding a safe place to meet, building and facilities guidelines. Covid-19 restart risk assessment. Protecting ourselves and others. Planning a safe and enjoyable programme. Making sure everything is in place – guidance for executive committees. Supporting those made most vulnerable by the crisis. Speaking

District Development Plan 2018-2023

Please see attached a copy of the Districts Development Plan, this is a live Document and will be updated as and when required. District Development Plan

DC’s Blog, May 2020

Executive Committees The Government also has some practical advice for Executive Committees. The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has also published some useful guidance to help Executive Committees consider how they can best support members locally during this time. These both cover issues such as AGMs, remote meetings and other matters. You can read this guidance