News

15 October 2023

Jamboree on the Internet 2023

Each year, Scouts from around the world join a virtual event called ‘Jamboree on the Internet’ (JOTI). JOTI is an…

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27 August 2023

Basingstoke Network BBQ

Are you aged between 17 to 25? Basingstoke Network are holding a BBQ which is open to anyone aged 17yrs…

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Introducing our new chair
16 August 2023

Introducing our new chair

It’s with mixed emotions to announce that Pete Byrne will be stepping down as District Chair as of 20th July…

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12 July 2023

Announcing our District Hub

We are super excited to announce the opening of Basingstoke East District Hub. This new venue within the Clock Tower…

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6 June 2023

Recap of our AGM

On Monday 5th June 2023 we held the Basingstoke East District AGM. It was great to see so many people…

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9 May 2023

Join us at our AGM

We’re holding our annual general meeting this year on Monday 5th June at 19:30. Our AGM is not only an…

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11 April 2023

Iftar Under the Stars 2023

This weekend has seen many people come together to celebrate Easter, Passover and Ramadan with the cross over of this…

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5 April 2023

Constitution Update

In February 2023, the Scouts Policy, Organisation and Rules (POR) was updated, part of this update saw the removal of…

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28 November 2022

Design Ferny Crofts 2023 Site Badge

Ferny Crofts (our local county Scout campsite) has launched a competition to design their new Ferny Crofts 2023 site badge….

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10 November 2022

Basingstoke Gang Show celebrates success!

Basingstoke Gang Show were privileged to be welcomed to the Council Chamber by The Mayor and Mayoress of Basingstoke and…

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Basingstoke Scouts Pre-Owned has arrived
28 September 2022

Basingstoke Scouts Pre-Owned has arrived

We are pleased to announce the launch of Basingstoke Scouts Pre-Owned. A joint venture between Basingstoke East & Basingstoke West…

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24 September 2022

Our Annual Report 2021/22

We are pleased to announce that our annual report is now available to view. A reminder that our AGM takes…

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8 September 2022

Remembering HM The Queen

Chief Scout Bear Grylls OBE leads the mourning for our Patron. As a family of Scouts, we are united in…

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Welcome 7th Basingstoke Scout Group
20 April 2022

Welcome 7th Basingstoke Scout Group

We’re delighted to announce the opening of a new Scout group in Basingstoke East which will be called 7th Basingstoke. …

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29 March 2022

District Constitution – Your Vote

During our last AGM a new constitution was proposed. Some updates to that constitution were taken away from the AGM…

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18 November 2021

Scout Shop Update

Due to volunteer staffing issues, the Basingstoke Scout shop will be closed until Thursday 25th November, 6pm – 8pm. Sorry…

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9 September 2021

Welcome Squirrels!

After a two-year pilot project and extensive consultation Scouts UK is absolutely delighted to introduce you to Squirrels, our new…

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23 August 2021

Festival of Transport

Sunday 22nd August saw the return of Basingstoke Festival of Transport where we attended with our climbing wall and soft…

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27 May 2021

#GoodForYou

We rely on people like you playing their part to give young people opportunities to dream big, give it a…

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20 May 2021

Appointment of District Commissioner

Basingstoke East Scouts are excited to announce the exciting news regarding the permanent appointment of District Commissioner for Basingstoke East…

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25 April 2021

Well done to our young people

As part of our virtual St Georges Day event for 2021. We are really proud to recognise some of the…

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19 April 2021

Scouting Supplies NOW OPEN

Great news, Scouting Supplies has now returned to its customary trading pattern. The store will be open on Thursdays 18:00…

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9 April 2021

Passing of HRH Prince Phillip

We are greatly saddened to hear of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of our…

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21 March 2021

Superheroes assemble! We return for another virtual camp

This weekend (20th and 21st March), 60 Beavers and Cubs joined together from Old Basing, Basingstoke Sea Cubs and 1st…

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15 March 2021

Gone Home – Beryl Mullender

It is with profound sadness, that Basingstoke East Scouts announce the unexpected passing of Beryl Mullender at home last week….

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6 February 2021

6 things you should do before you go on a hike

If popping to the park no longer feels exciting, you may be ready to venture a little further and head…

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13 January 2021

New Year statement from the District Commissioner

Happy New Year everyone. Even though this is not the start to 2021 that we were all hoping for, there…

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Getting everyone back together safely
7 July 2020

Getting everyone back together safely

As some of the government restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic begin to be relaxed, we’re starting to plan for how…

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30 June 2020

New Website

We are very excited to welcome you to our new website for Basingstoke East Scouts. As Scouts we do so…

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14 June 2020

Statement from Chief Scout Bear Grylls

The Scout Association has released the following statement from our Chief Scout, Bear Grylls: “In 1907, a new movement was born…

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4 June 2020

Win a Scouting goodie bag

Basingstoke East Scouts are giving away a bundle of Scout store goodies worth at least £50. All you have to…

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