The main upcoming events available to Berkshire Scouts, as well as long-term programmes/initiatives, are outlined and listed in this page. Clicking on ‘More . . .’ at the end of an entry will take you to another page for further information and contact details.
Adventurous activity training 2023
Training opportunities for hillwalking; mountains; wild camping; climbing; abseiling; kayaking; rafting; pulling; sculling; archery; shooting; first aid for adventurous activities; permit development; etc; are provided by the County Activities Team. More . . .
World Scout Jamboree 2023 (Korea)
The two Berkshire Scout Units (Units 68 & 69) have now returned from the WSJ in Korea and ready to share their experiences! More . . .
County Dragon Boat Regatta 2024
The County Dragon Boat Regatta will take place again on Sunday the 7th of July 2024. Watch this space for further information. As in the past, this will be a fun event open to teams of Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and SN members. Moreover, it will enable Cubs & Scouts to obtain an activity badge without doing anything else and will count toward the Berkshire Cubs Waterways Challenge Award.
The next phase of Project Africa is supporting rural communities in Malawi. Young people supporting young people! More . . .
Roverway is a European event for Scouts and Guides aged 16–22, which takes place every 3–6 years. The next Roverway will take place in Norway in summer 2024 and The Scout Association is organising a contingent of participants and International Service Team (IST). More . . .
World Scout Moot 2025
The next Moot will take place in Portugal from 25 July to 3 August 2025, and The Scout Association intends to organise a UK National Contingent of members, to prepare for and travel to this event. More . . .
Early discussions are taking place with a view to holding the next WINGS camp in 2026. Watch this space for further information.
The Berkshire Scouts Join-in programme is provided to support sections in engaging in the international aspects of Scouting at weekly section Meetings. More . . .
Project Africa Challenge Badge
An international community development programme to help our young people understand the lives of their peers in an African country and to provide support to projects in Uganda . . . young people supporting young people! More . . .
Cubs Waterways Challenge
Inspired by our various waterways across Berkshire, some gifting their names to our Districts, all our Cubs, Packs and Districts are invited to participate in the Berkshire Cubs Waterways Challenge. More . . .
Great Berkshire Incident Hike
This is a challenge to the Scout section across Berkshire. Either as a District or as a local Troop, to organise an incident hike. More . . .
Links to recent activities/events
See links below for brief pictorial reports from recent activities/events involving Berkshire Scouts:
Alps22 (Jamboree in the Mountains)
Uganda 2011; 2015; 2019 (Project Africa)
Explode 2019 (Explorer Scouts)