5th Prittlewell Scout Group

We meet Tuesdays, Some Sections have a waiting list, please email, text or Phone us to arrange a place for your young person.

Beaver Scouts: (6 to 8 years) 4.30pm until 5.50pm
Cub Scouts: (8 to 10½ Years) 5.45pm until 7.15pm
Scounts: (10½ to 14 years) 7.30 until 9.00pm

We also support new Adult Volunteers, Young Leaders and DofE Volunteering Placements.

Belchamps Scout Centre

We often visit Belchamps Scout Camp for activities and camps, also the shop stocks uniform.

Thriftwood Scout Camp Site

5th Prittlewell Sometimes Camp at Thriftwood Scout Camp Site it is also the nearest scout centre for water activities.  

Southend Estuary Charity Scout

Please support our Southend Estuary Charity Scout, the shop’s profits benefit all the Yonge people in our district, it also stocks scout uniform. 

Kingston Ridge Scout Campsite

Now and again we camp at Kingston Ridge Scout Campsite –  Down Lee Chapel Lane until you come to a gate across the lane open it and please shut it behind you, continue down this unmade road 1/4 mile, and you will find the campsite on the right.

Skreens Park Activity Centre

Very large Scout Campsite and has an amazing new high and low ropes course, and many other activities.

Gilwell Park

This is a very special place in scouting, the UK scout information centre is also based at Gilwell, our scouts have been camping at the Gilwell Winter Camp for years, we also visit for other events, Skip and Kit are often on staff with the BushScout team here.

Prances Scout Camp

The nice campsite we have camped at in the past and will again.

Tolmers Scout Camp & Activity Centre

We have camped at Tolmers Scout Camp & Activity Centre for CTT week, the scouts have had a great time doing the many activities on offer on this 7-day camp.

Danemead Scout Campsite

Great woodland campsite, ideal for tarp and hammock camping. 5th Prittlewell has a great set of kit for this type of camping and also run the district survival badge at the Scout outdoor badge weekend.

Brownsea Island

The site of the first experimental camp in 1907 by Baden-Powell. We visited the island in 2017 as part of a camp nearby.

Paccar Scout Camp

We have camped at Paccar Scout Camp and will do again, 2x Summer camps for the Scouts, one at there event camp call Blow Your Socks Off!

6-8 years

Make friends and try new indoor and outdoor activities

8-10½ years

Learn practical skills while having adventures with friends

10½-14 years

Build confidence, resilience and a sense of adventure

We’re proud to help young people develop Skills for Life


@ Scouts Last Nights we had Reddy Steady Cook with a 5th Prittlewell Twist! Tins without labels and only frying pan to cook with! Didn’t they do well... ... See MoreSee Less

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Some pictures, taken from District Outdoor Badge Weekend 2019 - Well done to all the Scouts that attended and earned some well-deserved badges. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Cubs with the leaders and Scouts in Groups used the group GPS units to go Geocaching @ Priory Park. They found 3 each a tie between the Cubs and Scouts of 5th. Treasure was exchanged! 🏴‍☠️💰💰💰🏴‍☠️ ... See MoreSee Less

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5th Prittlewell Scout Group

Greatest show tonight at Belchamps with the Beavers having a go at circus skills ⚜️🤹🏼‍♀️🎪 ... See MoreSee Less

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Cubs reminder: cubs are meeting at priory park car park tonight- normal times. 👍😎 ... See MoreSee Less

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Great fun in the sun with the Beavers. Bark rubbing and a play in the playground at Belfairs Woods. Thank you especially to all the Beavers for being so helpful with training my puppy as well. ⚜️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Scout Update... The Outdoor Summer Program finally starts! Scouts this Tuesday is a Chip Shop Challenge @ Chalkwell Park 7.30pm finish 9.00pm. Last chance to book your Scouts place on the District Outdoor Badge Weekend, this weekend is full and booking will be closed after tonight's meeting. ... See MoreSee Less

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Event Calendar

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# No Meeting Term Break
May 28 all-day

Term Break

Scout Camping Training Day
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Scout Camping Training Day is for Scouts wishing to learn camping skills to a higher standard.

  • Scouts will set up a Patrol camp and learn about the layout of a campsite.
  • Patrol Tent
  • Dining Shelter
  • Gas safety
  • Scouts will cook lunch on an open fire
  • Axe, Saw, Pallet Breker use and safety
  • Marked campsite site cleanup (leave no trace)
Scouts – Games Night @ Hall
Jun 4 all-day
Scouts – Fencing at Belchamps
Jun 11 all-day

Contact 5th Prittlewell Scout Group

 01702 303951    07525 659 844



Church Hall, 90 Alton Gardens,
Southend on Sea, SS2 6QZ