A female leader with scouts.Welcome to our website! We’re the 5th New Forest North (Testwood) 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.

Scouting is a character factory.

And we count the adults in that too. It’s really easy to have a go. If you’re under 25 then take a look at one of the youth sections – the first four sections can be found at our headquarters and the final one runs locally in our area.

Scouting though is not just for young people. 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?

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Scouts help young people choose their future.

Scouts from the New Forest have helped to raise £180 for a Totton based young people’s charity. The money was ...
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AGM 2018: Group Scout Leader’s report

Thank you all for coming along to the 2018 annual general meeting of the 5th New Forest North Scout Group ...
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Three Beaver scouts fundraising with their leader.

AGM 2018: River Test and Blackwater Beavers report

Our year of adventure: 2018. This past year has been quite a ride for our youngest scouts. No report can ...
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