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...to Bescouts.org.uk the online home of Basingstoke East Scouting District.

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)


 

Longridge Camp

On the river

Cub Climbing

Climbing

Camp Fire

Camp fires

Beavers at Poultons Park

Paultons Park

Crazy Camping

Crazy camping

Hanging around

Just hanging out !

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Haarlem Jamborette

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

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H0018

29th Jul to 4th Aug 2018

 

Hampshire’s 2018 camp will provide a rich and exciting experience for everyone from the youngest Beaver to the oldest Explorer, and all the Adult leaders, helpers, Network & Scout Active Support – in Hampshire and beyond.

 

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Basingstoke Gang Show

8th to 17th Feb 2018

 

Tickets now available for the 2018, Basingstoke Gang Show.

In its 35th Year and with a cast of around 70 Scouts and Guides, come and see why Basingstoke Gang Show is the longest running and ‘bestselling amateur show in Basingstoke’.

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