Night Hike 2019

Congratulations to 11th Solihull and Galileo ESU on winning what has to be the coldest night hike in Solihull Scout history. This […]

Training update for 2019

Solihull County training dates for 2019, to book a place please email   All training will be held at Solihull […]

Registration has now opened for the Six Summits Challenge

34th Six Summits Challenge 4th to 6th May 2019 3 day expedition – 36 miles over the Shropshire Six Summits […]

County Night Hike 2019

Solihull Scout County Night Hike Sat 2nd Feb / Sun 3rd Feb 2019 NEW VENUE FOR 2019! Heart of England […]

Chief Scout Silver 2019

DATE ANNOUNCEMENT – Chief Scouts Silver Certificate Presentation ceremony. The Mayor of Solihull has kindly agreed to host the above […]


Learning the Carol The Angels Knew Torchlight Procession to Silent Night – played on the accordion   Procession of Colony […]

1st Shirley Celebrates 100 years

As part of their 100th birthday celebrations, 1st Shirley Scout Group invited the Mayor of Solihull, Mrs Flo Nash, to […]

Chief Scout Gold Award Evening

DATE ANNOUNCEMENT – Chief Scouts Gold Certificate Presentation ceremony. The Mayor of Solihull has kindly agreed to host the above […]

Chief Scout Bronze Awards 2018

The next Solihull County Chief Scouts Bronze Awards Presentation is being held on Friday 26th October 2018 at St Mary’s […]

European Jamboree 2020 interest

Could you lead a unit from Solihull to the next European Jamboree in 2020? Solihull has been given the option […]

Roverway 2018

It’s been a busy summer for a lot of us, including our county Commissioner Shirley Brooks who went to Roverway […]

OSM Training

Solihull Scouts has organised two lots of training for using Online Scout Manager. both events are free and will be […]

AGM 2018 Report

The full report is below or can be downloaded HERE     Minutes of Solihull Scout County A.G.M. Wednesday 21st […]

Introducing Simon Hague

At this years AGM (20th June 2018), Simon Hague was appointed as Chair of Solihull Scout Council Committee. We caught […]

Engage with Parents Workshop

The County has asked the Regional Services Team to support you with 2 workshops around how to engage with parents. […]

Our new brand

Welcome to our new brand. On the 15th of May, Scouts launched their new Brand and Strategy for 2018 – 2023. […]

Annual General Meeting 2018

We’ve had a great year. Let’s all get together on 20 June.   Come and meet other leaders and the […]

Growth in Solihull

Solihull Scouts have recorded another year of growth, including a 5% increase in volunteers, according to the latest annual membership […]

Talking Rubbish in Solihull

As well as fundraising for 1st Solihull, Chris Dunster runs a not-for-profit group called Talking Rubbish in Solihull. Their objective […]

Bronze Awards Registration 2018

The First Chief Scout Bronze Awards of the year will take place on Friday 18th May 2018m, at St Mary’s Church, 30 Hobs […]

Introducing Suzanne Budd, the new District Commissioner for Blythe.

Today we’d like to introduce you to Suzanne Budd, the new District Commissioner for Blythe. Suzanne has a long history […]

A Final Word from Andy Baynes

And it’s goodnight from him… I had the good fortune to inherit a District in fine fettle from Jill Bowman. […]

Solihull Clean Sweep at Chase Walk 2018

Solihull Scouting shows their skills of the great outdoors by winning all available trophies at the 2018 Chase Walk. The […]

1st Shirley Scout Group – 100 year celebrations

Back in 1912, a Mr Wyatt who was a teacher at St James School founded a Scout Troop in Shirley […]

Cole Swimming Gala Canceled

Due to the snowy Weather the team has decided to Postpone the swimming gala that is taking place tomorrow (03/03/2018). […]

Solihull Scout Night Hike 2018 – Results

After a cold and muddy evenings stroll through the Solihull countryside we have the full set of results for all the […]

Ian Carnell MBE

Solihull Deputy County Commissioner, Ian Carnell, has been honored with Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queens New […]

Six Summits 2018 Booking is now Open

BOOKING IS NOW OPEN! The Six Summits Challenge is a walking-based, 36 mile expedition, held across the Shropshire Hills for […]

Six Summits 2018 Booking opens in January

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

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 […]

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

The event is taking place on SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER, to enter your teams and for more information go to;    

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

  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?

County Night Hike

County Night Hike will take place on 10th Feburary at Solihull Riding Club. Bookings are now being processed through Scouts […]

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 […]