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

Scouting is worldwide, a Global Education Youth Movement, for those who want fun, adventure, friendship, and learning.   


Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. All sections start back next week, 14th January.
As it’s a new half term subs will be due ⚜️
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We are urgently in need of a Cub Leader, our new Group Scout Leader has had to step down through bad health and is now unable to cover our previous Akela as planed, Derek Hagan (skip) will be taking over as GSL but is unable to make cubs as well as Scouts. We want to keep this section open so please share this post. Applying or for more information contact Derek on 07525 659 844 or email gsl@5thprittlewellscouts.org.uk Support for this roll and training will be given if required. ... See MoreSee Less

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5th Prittlewell Scout Group

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Making mini Yule logs and Christmas trees before lunch 🎄🎅🏻 ... See MoreSee Less

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Beavers enjoyed their Breakfast at Toby and then saw Santa 🎅🏻 ... See MoreSee Less

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A bit of morning musical statues before breakfast all beavers slept well last night. ... See MoreSee Less

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The beavers setting there tents up ready for the Christmas sleepover. ... See MoreSee Less

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Event Calendar

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Scout Hammocking Weekend
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day

Scout weekend to hang out on our DD Hammocks and Cook the Whole Weekend on Open Fire, the plan is to increase the range of outdoor cooking skills.

Renewal of Promise Camp (all sections attending)
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day

The most important camp of the year, its Scouting tradition for all in scouting to renew the promise made when they join. On Saturday 18th April 2020 all 16 Southend Estuary District Groups, all the Explorer Units and Network Unit in our district will renew their promise together around a campfire.

We also have a group camp for the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, a great time for all on camp with lots of site activities. Any member not on the camp will be expected to come and renew their Promis, this is an important part of being a Beaver, Cub, Scout or Leader, please make every effort to attend.

Any Leaders or Helpers, Parents that hold a DBS will be welcome to join and camp for the weekend.

Parents who wish to camp with us, please speak to a leader ASAP as the Group Scout Leader will need to sort an appointment with you to get a Scouting DBS before camp.

We are camping on Lower Jungle Rise, Parking in the lower car park:

Scout District Out Door Badge Weekend
May 15 – May 17 all-day

Scouts Camping at District Out Door Badge Weekend get to spend the weekend working on one of the Scout Activity Badges.

Details TBA

Scout District Camping Competition
Jul 3 – Jul 5 all-day

District Camping Competition our Scouts camp without leader help setting up there own camp and cooking for themselves and are judged on every aspect of there camping skills.

Contact 5th Prittlewell Scout Group

 Phone or Text Group Scout Leader Derek Hagan 07525 659 844


 Email: gsl@5thprittlewellscouts.org.uk

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

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