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


Signs and Madness as Cubs and Scouts Broke Out! @ 5th Prittlewell for a street navigation exercise on Tuesday Night. Cubs were also excited to meet a new assistant leader we also hope had a great time breaking out of the hall. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tonight I got to do one of my favourite things investing a new Scout Leader, Lauren was once invested by Brian our District Commissioner as a scout! ... See MoreSee Less

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Retro games night- thanks skip for arranging, everyone loved it 👍 ... See MoreSee Less

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Pancakes! 🥞 a night of pancakes and fun, at the end of the evening some leader time, well done Bevers, Cubs, Scouts and of course our leaders with what ever life throws turn up Tuesday. Skip ... See MoreSee Less

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Please bring in your penny jars if you have them. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less

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An investiture is always special but tonight I had the pleasure to invest Jacob into Beavers shortly followed by his big brother Zak being invested into the Cub Pack. Will miss Zak in the colony but know he will have many more adventures in Cubs ⚜️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Cubs, obstacles and torches. What could go wrong!!! Cubs having an evening creating and running games ⚜️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Beavers finishing their Health & Fitness badge tonight by making healthy plates to display. ⚜️🍏🍐🥦🥕 ... See MoreSee Less

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Cubs waiting for the assault course ... See MoreSee Less

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Some more talented singing from cubs on camp. ... See MoreSee Less

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Event Calendar

Subscribe below with your smart phone/device never miss a thing. 5th Prittlewell Events Calendar

Renewal of Promise Camp (all sections attend)
Apr 12 – Apr 14 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 13th April 2019 all 16 Southend Estuary District Groups, all the Explorer Units and Network Unit in our district will renew their promise together around a campfire at 5.00pm.

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 holds 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 your DBS before camp.

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

District Out Door Badge Weekend
May 17 – May 19 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

The Bushcraft Show 2019
May 24 – May 26 all-day

Mini Bus to The Bushcraft Show 2019


District Camping Competition
Jun 28 @ 11:34 am – Jun 30 @ 12:34 pm

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

 01702 303951    07525 659 844



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