Belchamps Scout Campsite & Activity Centre

Open all year round, we welcome all youth groups, and provide outdoor experiences for young people from all backgrounds. 

Belchamps Scout Campsite & Activity Centre

We have 24 campsites ranging in size from a small patrol camp to a large District or County event. With 5 buildings of varying size, we’re sure to have what you need.

Scout and Guide Groups

Scout and Guide Groups

Visit Belchamps Scout Camp for a fun and exciting camping experience. Whether you want to camp in one of our campsites, hold a campfire or have all the fun of the outdoors whilst staying indoors overnight, Belchamps caters for all your.

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Uniformed Youth Groups

Belchamps isn’t just about Scout and Guide groups, since we opened we have welcomed all other uniformed youth organisations,  . We regularly have Air, Sea and Army Cadets as well as Boys and Girls Brigade and a great over night for D of E Groups.

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Schools and Youth Charities

Looking for something different for your next venture? We offer great residuals and activities and we believe every young person should have access to adventure. A Single entrance into the site, monitored by CCTV, it’s safe and secure.

Belchamps JOTA JOTI 2019

Not to be missed  JOTA & JOTI is an annual event where thousands of Scouts and Guides from all over the world make contact with each other through amateur radio & Internet.

Day Visit Saturday 19th October 

Weekend Camp 18th – 20th October

Campfire, JOTA Stations and JOTI PC’s, Scout Link, JOTA TV, Teamspeek, World Scout Bingo, Communication Badges, Activity Base’s, Radio Chase, Wide games, Site Activities, Classic Arcade Night, Film Saturday Night and so much more!

Camp At Belchamps Week 2019

(CAB) week-long Multi Activity Camp with a mini Jamboree feel and Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section are going to have a great time!

Starts August 3rd until the 10th August

Take part in all of our best activities including Mobile Zip, Gyroscope, Rolling Rock, Coconut tree climb, Bungee trampolines, huge inflatable zone, mini digger, laser tag, laser clays, Giant Scalextric, Spider mountain. High ropes zone, axe throwing, and lots lots more.

Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Two Displays and ONE BIG BONFIRE!

Open to all members of the Public, Proceeds help Belchamps to provide a range of high-quality activities to young people. There will be entertainment, inflatables, refreshments, games, stalls, food stands, the best display in the area and a huge bonfire.

November 2nd Gates open 5 pm

Open to Cubs, Scouts, Explorers Network and Guides can take part in the Fireworks Activity Weekend has x8 site activities, and lots lots more. November 1st – 3rd

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Cub Badge Weekend - A chance for your group to earn a badge they would not normally be able to complete on pack nights. ... See MoreSee Less

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Holiday Club bookings for the 8th -12th and 15th - 19th of April are open, call 01702 562690 or email for more information or to book. ... See MoreSee Less

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We have several large pieces of Oak which need removing from site - free to anyone who can, please contact us on 01702 562690 if interested ... See MoreSee Less

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We are looking for young volunteers to help with a regeneration project of Guide Cabin on the 10th and 11th of April. The project will be supervised by mentors from VIY, who will teach the skills required to carry out the project. At the end of the two days all volunteers will receive a City & Guilds in H&S. Contact for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Birthday parties - starting from as little as £43 - Call 01702 562690 or email for more information or to book! ... See MoreSee Less

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Mud Mania 2019
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

A fun run with lots of mud involved – It’s tough, it’s challenging and it’s sure to be muddy. 1K, 3K and 5K courses. Collect sponsors for your favourite charity or just come for fun. Bouncy castle activities running alongside the fun run:
Refreshments on sale

Sunday 24th March 2019 11 am till 3 pm
Open to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and Guides, leaders and family members, the general public.

Race Entry £5 per person, Activity Wristband £5 per person
Scout Nights Away Permit required / Guiding Licence required if camping overnight—normal camp fees apply. No overnight camping for the general public.

The Big Egg Hunt (Starts)
Mar 25 all-day

An Easter egg hunt around the campsite. A real chocolate egg upon completion. Picnic space available for you to use afterwards.
25th March to 22nd April 2019 Last Start at 4 pm

Please Book in Advance
Open to all including members of the public, Scout and Guide sections £3.50pp / Free for adults not taking part.

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Master at Arms Competition and Activity Day 2019
Mar 30 all-day

Competitions in archery, fencing and rifle shooting with a wide range of other fun activities running throughout the day to keep you busy in between competitions.
10 am – 5 pm 30st March 2019
Open to ages 6+
£13pp / £10pp for activities only / Free to watch / Must be booked in advance

Wake Up Weekends 2019
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day

Free camping for Belchamps Owner Districts  – Castle PointCrouch ValleySouthend West and Southend Estuary.

Building and Activity charges still apply.

A Nights Away Permits is Required.

Survive Belchamps Competition 2019
Apr 20 – Apr 21 all-day

An overnight survival competition—work on tasks to earn your dinner, lots of survival skills plus some great activities in between and evening wide game

20th to 21st April 2019

Open to Scouts, Explorers and Guides

£29pp / Leaders go free – Plus £18 for a weekend meal deal

Scout Nights Away Permit required / Guiding Licence required

If you don’t have one, please talk to us.


Contact Belchamps

Winter October to April: Monday to Thursday 9am till 6pm
Friday 9am till 8pm Saturday and Sunday 9am till 5pm

Summer May to September:
Monday to Friday 9am till 8pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am till 5pm

Tel: 01702 562690


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