Welcome to our website! We’re the 5th New Forest North (Testwood) Scouts.

A female leader with scouts.

We’re here for our local community, providing young people with fun, adventure and skills for life.

We’re not just talking about first aid and putting up a tent. We’re talking about teamwork, leadership, resilience and determination.

We’ve changed. We’re more than woggles, shorts and camping.

Did you know that a quarter of Scouts in the UK are girls? Surprised? Scouting has changed a lot over the past 10 years so discover more about Scouting today at our About Us page, or learn about our history.

Scouts are a character factory. And we count the adults too.

It’s really easy to have a go. If you’re under 25 then take a look at our sections all meeting locally. Scouts is for adults too. We wouldn’t run without our lovely adult volunteers and we would always welcome more people joining the movement. It’s super easy to volunteer, to find out more including how it can boost your CV, see our Join page.

You can get involved in so many ways, even raise money for us while you shop, without it costing you a penny more! Find out how on our Fundraising page.

What have we been up to?

Beavers get stuck into second Camp at Home

This weekend our Beaver Scouts camped out in their living rooms, bunked in blanket forts or dens for a winter ...
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Join us for our AGM 19.11.20 7pm

You’re invited to our AGM

It's been quite a unique year so we're now taking the time to look back on our year and our ...
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Getting back to face-to-face at Testwood Scouts.

What we've done together For our Scouts a week can often seem a long time to wait until the next ...
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