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


"5th Prittlewell welcomes a new Group Scout Leader" Denise Woolsey will take over from Skip who will still be your Scout Leader and has been looking for some time to pass on this role, as most of you know he also has a number of District, County and scouting comments as well as being a trustee for Belchamps Scout Centre. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Scout summer camp is this weekend lots planned and going on be great. But Gilwell winter camp is at the planning stage 🙂 one of my favourite camps. #scoutswithmoreout ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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Belchamps Scout Activity Centre are selling Blue Bands for Adventure Island....Adventure Island Blue Bands are back in stock.

Just £17.50 each.

Pick them up from reception.
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Getting everything ready for BBQ tonight. Please can you bring a reusable cup with you. We don’t have enough in the group for everyone coming. Don’t forget some sunscreen as well. ... See MoreSee Less

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CUBS REMINDER: The group BBQ is not a leader run event. Grown-ups must please stay and play. 5.30pm shoebury eastbeach ... See MoreSee Less

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Beavers has some beach fun with a sandcastle competition 🏰 then following on from learning about plastic pollution we litter picked by the Three Shells. Could have stayed all night and not got all the plastic. Well done Beavers. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hobbies night, wear your judo/karate/gymnastics/football/cricket kit 👍
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We are so proud of theses guys, 5th Place a massive Southend Estuary District Camping Competition. The young people competing in this, have to setup and camp as a patrol, leaders visit and mark every aspect of camping. It’s hard work and requires much effort, but they not only worked hard but worked together as a happy smiling team. Brilliant 👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less

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Beavers as per the email we are meeting at the pier entrance at 4:20. Please remember your £2 for train fare. Also last chance to book for the summer camp. Kit ⚜️ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Event Calendar

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Scouts Survive Summer 2019
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm

Scouts summer camp will be a little different this year, we will be camping for 5 Days and will be a survival camp, over the weekend we will complete the Scout Survival Activity Badge, tarp and hammock camping and an overnight in a survival shelter for their making.

  • Basic knife Saftey and BushScout Standard Knife skills, including basic wood carving.
  • First aid treatment you may need to use while on a survival event, considering you may have limited resources available.
  • How to construct different kinds of shelter
  • How to build a fire and use advanced lighting techniques. Not use man-made materials such as paper or firefighters.
  • The various burning qualities of different woods
  • How to maintain hygiene in a survival situation
  • The correct use of international distress signals, using a whistle, torch, mirror or markers
  • Actions to take while waiting for a rescue that will both keep you (and your group) safe and will assist your rescuers in locating you.
  • Put together a personal survival kit.
  • Take part in a survival exercise, they will construct a shelter of natural or salvaged materials and sleep in it
    prepare a meal using raw ingredients that could have been foraged or caught
  • Cooking all meals over open fires, with different methods.

During the event, we plan to visit we plan to visit Paradise Wildlife Park this also has a speedway museum! interesting mix of activities, something for everyone.

The campsite is a great site for this style of camping and is called Danemead, as they say on their website its in the hart of nature, 34 acres of ancient coppiced woodland The site has been granted the status of a Site of Special Scientific Interest.



# No Meeting Summer Break
Aug 27 all-day
# School Back Today No Meeting#
Sep 3 all-day
Beaver Cubs & Scouts Return
Sep 10 all-day

Contact 5th Prittlewell Scout Group

 Phone or Text Group Scout Leader Denise Woolsey 07739 933784  


 Email: gsl@5thprittlewellscouts.org.uk

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

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