Marston Green Drumming Band needs your Help!

Marston Green Scout Marching Band needs your help, They’re looking for anyone with band experience who can help lead one of […]

Building light level Survey

We are currently applying for Planning Permission to put external lighting around the car park at County Headquarters. We have […]

County Cooking Competition 2017

Results – County Cooking Competition 2017 Well done to all who took part & we hope you all enjoyed the […]

Mayor opens refurbished Scout Hut at 1st Solihull

On Saturday 23 September the Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Stuart Davis, officially opened 1st Solihull Scout Group’s refurbished hut in Mill […]

1st Solihull Open Day

1st Solihull Scout Group, on Lode Lane, are blessed with 18 acres of woodland, a mill pool and two scout […]

Upcoming Training Event

The training team are putting on a number of training session over the coming months which will cater to a […]

Roverway 2018 – Solihull Patrol

Applications are now open for Roverway 2018 in The Netherlands! The event brings together over 3,000 scouts from across Europe […]

Countdown to Spruce Up

This summer 1st Solihull Scout Group (based at the mill pool, Lode Lane) are running their own version of DIY […]

Eleven Network Members from Solihull on top of the world at World Scout Moot in Iceland

Alice Bennett, Alice Norbury, Hayley Butterworth, Keryn Boyle, Lauren Evans, Liam Clarke, Matt Fitzgerald, Matt Spencer, Megan Hauge, Peter Hopton […]

6th Solihull Take to the High Seas

Typhoon and Vulcan Troop Scouts from 6th Solihull spent an amazing weekend in mid-June on board a 49ft Oyster Ketch […]

24th World Scout Jamboree Information

Were you born between 22nd July 2001 and 21st July 2005? Do you want to join 45,000 Scouts from 150 […]

Solihull Selects Jamboree Leaders

We are very pleased to announce that Solihull Scout County has chosen George Wilkinson and Simon Johnson to lead eighteen […]

Solihull Scout County’s AGM 2017

This year’s annual meeting of the Solihull County Scout Council, will be held on Wednesday 21 June 2017 in the […]

New Cole DC Appointed

We are delighted to announce that following a successful conclusion to the Cole District Commissioner Search Process over the last […]

Solihull Scouts Receive Queen Scout Award at Windsors Castle

Alex Buck, Louie Boot,  Ashley Shadbolt and Luke Shadbolt are being honoured by international adventurer Chief Scout, Bear Grylls at Windsor […]

Buckholt Scout Troop Sleep Rough to Raise Money and Awareness for St Basils

  12 Scouts and 4 leaders from Buckholt Scout Troop took part in the Solihull St Basils Sleep Out 2017, […]

We’re Searching for New District Commissioner

As Andy and Chris finish their terms as District Commissioners for Blythe and Cole, the process of selecting replacements has […]

County Night Hike 2017 – Results

Congratulations to Intrepid Explorers ‘A’ and Nelson Sea Scouts ‘A’ on winning the Walking stick and boot trophies respectively. This […]

Operation Chameleon 2017 Dates Confirmed – SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER

The event is taking place on SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER, to enter your teams and for more information go to;  www.operationchameleon.org.uk    

Help needed for 6 Summits

Adult Leaders   34th Six Summits Challenge April 29th to 1st May 2017  The Six Summits Challenge is a 36 […]

Seasons Greetings at this festive time of year

Seasons Greetings at this festive time of year 2016 has been another fantastic year for Solihull Scouts: It Saw hundreds […]

Cubs100 Promise Party

Cub Scouts up and down the country celebrated a 100 years of adventure with Cubs 100 Promise Parties – Cubs […]

Six Summits Challenge May 2018

  The Six Summits Challenge is a walking-based, 36 mile expedition, held across the Shropshire Hills for Scouts and Explorers. […]

Operation Chameleon 2016 Results

Saturday the 15th October saw Scouts, Explorers, and Leaders from all around Solihull coming together in a car park ready […]

NSGSO 2017

We are really pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 NSGSO course are now open. We are taking applications […]

Moot 2015

Test, Where does this go?

Night Hike 2017 – SATURDAY 28TH / SUNDAY 29TH JANUARY 2017

  It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the 2017 County Night hike for Scouts and Explores […]

Solihull Scout Awards Night 2016

Congratulation to Solihull Scouts for achieving top awards Solihull Scout County held an awards evening to recognise the top achievers […]

Solihull County Camp is Back!

Solihull County Camp is back by popular demand! We are pleased to announce the next County Camp – Discovery 2017 […]

Beyond the Gate

1st Solihull Scout Group are having an open day on Saturday 9th July 2016 to celebrate the opening of their […]

Solihull AGM 2016

Solihull Scout AGM will be taking place on Tuesday 24th May at 8pm at the Solihull Council Chambers. All are […]

Five Solihull Scouts receive their Queen Scout Award at Windsor

Matthew Bottomley, Adam Bennett, Jenifer Budd, Thomas Chalklen and Loui Scutt from Solihull are being honoured by international adventurer Chief […]

Census 2015-2016

Scouting is continuing to grow in popularity in Solihull with more young people joining the Movement, according to The Scout […]

A message from our new County Commissioner

A message from our new County Commissioner, Shirley Brookes; Dear fellow Scouters, So, it’s been just over 4 weeks since […]

Solihull Leaders Receive Top Awards

We are  delighted to announce that the following Scouters in the County have been honoured with special awards from the […]

Congratulations to Shirley Brookes, our New County Commissioner

  Shirley Brooks has been officially appointed as our new County Commissioner today by Gilwell. She will start her new […]

AGM Dates Change – Tuesday 24th May 2016

Due to circumstances beyond our control and the impending E.U.Referendum, the date for our County and District AGM’s has had […]

Warwickshire are looking for a new county commissioner 

With Solihull being days away from choosing a new County Commissioner, it’s time to help our friends in Warwickshire ​Can […]

Launch of new Smith’s Wood Scout Group and mass investiture at the Thinktank

Solihull Scout County is celebrating the launch of the 2nd Smith’s Wood scout group, with 22 young people invested at […]

Six Summits Challenge 2016 (April 30th-May 2nd)

The Six Summits Challenge is a walking based, 36 mile expedition, held across the Shropshire hills for Scouts and Explorers. The event […]

Chief Scout Bronze Award Presentation

The Mayor of Solihull has kindly agreed to present Chief Scout’s Bronze Award certificates in Solihull Methodist Church at 6.45 for […]

Chief Scout Silver Award Presentation

The Mayor of Solihull has kindly agreed to present Chief Scout’s Silver Award certificates in Solihull School Chapel at 6.45 […]

Night Hike Results

Congratulations to Intrepid Explorers ‘A’ and 2nd Balsall Common Scouts ‘A’ on winning the Walking stick and boot trophies respectively. This […]

1st Knowle Scout group fund raise their way to a new mini bus

MUCH-NEEDED funding for a borough Scout group has helped provide a replacement minibus. Following the news in April that the […]

When Solihull Explorers went to Japan

In the summer of 2015, 9 Explorers from Solihull attended the World Scout Jamboree in Japan and they invite you […]

County Night Hike – Saturday 30th January 2016

Solihull Scout County Night Hike 2016 – Saturday 30th January Venue – Solihull Riding Club Please refer to the links […]

We’re offering a new Adventure

Would you like the chance to go camping, climbing, potholing, lead community projects while transforming young peoples lives? As a […]

A Final Thank You and look to the future

A message from Ian Carnell, Deputy County Commissioner, “Dear Scouting Colleagues, “Today we bid farewell to our County Commissioner, Dave […]

The Search is on!

We are looking for a volunteer with management and leadership experience who wants to do more in their community, with good […]

Farewell to our CC

A message from our County Commissioner, David Lodwig; “It is with some sadness that I have to inform you all […]

National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra 2016

NSGSO Main Orchestra and (new) NSGSO Wind Band This year is a really exciting one for the NSGSO as we will […]

Operation Chameleon Bookings – Open Now!

It is with great pleasure that we can now announce that bookings for Operation Chameleon 2015 are open! The event […]

Chief Scout’s Bronze Awards Night

The County Commissioner for Solihull has approved a presentation of Chief Scout’s Bronze Award certificates to Beaver Scouts on Friday, […]

The Countdown is on to the 23rd World Scout Jamboree

In just 30 days Scouts from Solihull will be heading to the World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Countdown nears its end for […]

The Passing of Anne Dunkley

On behalf of 1st Marston Green Scout Group we would like to express our sadness at the loss of Anne […]

Birmingham Pride March 2015

The late May bank holiday weekend saw the annual Birmingham Pride march through the city centre. The scouts had a […]

Chief Scout Silver Awards Success

  The Friday night proceeding St. Georges weekend celebrations saw a staggering 112 Cub Scouts from Solihull being awarded their […]

St Georges Parade in Knowle

  This years St. Georges Parade saw the high street of Knowle full of spectators as the Cole District paraded […]

Queen Scout Award for Beverley Hardwick

  Beverley Hardwick formally from Drake Explorer Scout Unit, the only young person from Solihull is being honoured by international […]

Gangshow 2016 rehearsals

Gangshow 2016 rehearsals starting

Instructions For Adding New Adults To Compass

Instructions for Adding New Adults via the Scouts website. The information below is a “cut-down” version of the original Compass […]

Self Employed Supported Volunteer Co-Ordinator Wanted!

We’re looking for a Self Employed Supporter Volunteer Co-Ordinator to work with the greatest people in Solihull with the opening […]

Night Hike 2015 Results

Congratulations to all the teams that took part in the Night Hike 2015.  The times are all in the table […]

Local Explore Questions John Major

  Scouting encourages young people to stand up and have a voice for them selves.   With the General Election […]

Chief Scout’s Silver Awards Evening Reminder

The Mayor of Solihull has kindly agreed to present Chief Scout’s Silver Award certificates in Solihull School Chapel at 6.45 […]

Operation Chameleon – 17th October 2015

Date for your diaries, Operation Chameleon 2015 will take place on Saturday 17th October. Everyone will meet at Blythe Vally […]

The National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra 2015

We are pleased to announce that the NSGSO has been re-launched and applications for the Birmingham 2015 course are now […]

Night Hike Date Change

Due to over running building work at Solihull Riding Club, which serves as base of operation for the event, the […]

Changes to Six Summits

Six Summits Challenge 2nd – 4th May 2015 For the latest information please check the Six Summits Website Dear Leaders […]

County Headquarters Update

Over the past three weeks, volunteers from the County team have totally refurbished the toilets. This is part of the project […]

Compass Update

This week the Scout Association issued an email inviting all members to register on the Compass system.  A copy of […]

Solihull County Mountaineering Advisor Hits Milestone

Bob Lane, Solihull Scout County’s Mountaineering advisor, has hit a historic milestone – after 27 years he has reached the […]

Hurricane cubs claim top prize in first inter-pack challenge

Three cub packs battled it out at Alderbrook School on 22 September, and Hurricane cubs (from 6th Solihull) took home […]

County Cooking Competition – Results!

Eleven teams from Blythe and Cole gathered with sharpened knives, firewood and selections of herbs aiming to be the team […]

The Search Is On!

The search has begun for the new District Commissioner for Solihull Cole District. Michael Sarjeant had to stand down from […]

County Abseil: Places Left!

Do you want to be one of 100 Scouts in Solihull to have the opportunity of a lifetime and do […]

Local Training Manager: Blythe

Are you motivating and able to inspire adults to complete their training?! Are you organised and able to keep on […]

Follow Solihull Adventure in Japan

The World Scout Jamboree is only days away and the SMSAllsorts Unit and IST are heading out shortly, please feel […]

County Abseil: Are you up for the challenge?!

Do you want to be one of 100 Scouts in Solihull to have the opportunity of a lifetime and do […]

Operation Chameleon Bookings Open

Bookings for this years event are now open! Register your running team of Scouts, Explorers or your catching team now […]

County AGM 2014

This years County Annual General Meeting will take place on the 17th of June at the Solihull Council Chambers at […]

Stiff & Stilted Support Scout Pride

The Solihull Scout Stilt team were busy the Bank Holiday Weekend being asked by the FLAGS ASU to help National […]

As membership grows in Solihull, what’s the plan to keep growing?

Scouting membership in Solihull continues to grow, with 546 new members in the past year. – Teenage membership grows from […]

Queens Scout Success for Solihull!

Sixteen Queen’s Scouts from Drake, Galileo, Knowle, Intrepid and Orion attended the National St Georges Day Parade at Windsor to […]

Training Team Update

Having taken responsibility for the management of training in Solihull on 1st January I have been working to build a […]

Grow Your Group!

Grow your Group – The next workshop is on the 30th April at 1st Shirley This session includes = Recruiting […]

Twinlake Adventure for Chelmsley Wood Cubs

1st Chelmsley Wood Cub Scouts went on a Superhero adventure at Twinlakes Theme Park in Melton Mowbary, this day was […]

Solihull Gang Show – Auditions!

Solihull Gang Show auditions will take place on the 13th July at St Marys Church Hall, next door to County […]

County Explorer Camp

11th – 13th April @ Rough Close Following the success of last years Explorer Camp at Millpool this years event […]

Packing for Malawi!

In October 2012 I visited Malawi and set up 2 new Scout troops. I also met the DC of Kasungu […]

National Youth Rep

After several years as the County’s Nominated Youth Representative Mathew Spencer has decided to step down so he can concentrate […]

Cubs dance to celebrate St Patrick’s day

6th Solihull Hurricane Cubs celebrated St Patrick’s day in style, with Adam McSharry, a former dancer with the world famous […]

Regional Scout Day

Solihull Scouts Speak Event

Calling all Solihull Scout, Explorers and Leaders! From 9am on Saturday 5th April to 1pm Sunday 6th April is Solihull […]

Message of luck as youngsters head to Japan

This story comes from Solihull News, Click here to see original Nine Solihull Scouts have been selected to represent the […]

Grow Your Group

Fellow Scouts The deadline to sign up for Grow Your Group is fast approaching. This entirely free to your series […]

Cole Cub Camp

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Six Summits 2015

For further information please see the Six Summits website; solihullscouts.org.uk/SixSummits

New ACC Explorers

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Budd as ACC Explorers for Solihull County. Richard is currently the […]

Beavers Sing Up for Christmas!

On Tuesday 3rd December, Beavers from across the county came together at St Mary’s church at Hobs Moat for their […]

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