Belchamps Scout Campsite & Activity Centre

Open all year round, we welcome all Youth Organisations and Schools, providing Adventure Activities and Outdoor Experiences. Our qualified instructor team are able to provide activities suitable for all age groups and abilities.

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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Groups & 0rganisations

Belchamps isn’t just about Scout and Guide groups, since we opened we have welcomed all other youth organisations. We regularly have Air, Sea and Army Cadets as well as Boys and Girls Brigade and a great overnight 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!

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

Camp At Belchamps Week 2020

(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 1st until the 8th 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, tomahawk throwing, Spider mountain. High ropes zone, axe throwing, and lots lots more.

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JOTA and JOTI – Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet 2019
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day

JOTA & JOTI — Jamboree on the air and Jamboree on the internet
Talk and communicate with Scouts from around the world using amateur radio and the internet. Lots of technical workshops, a book/activities to complete the communicator’s badge beavers/cubs/scout, classic arcade games night and some site activities for downtime, campfire, JOTI TV live big screen chats with other scouts from around the world.

This is one of the biggest events of this type in the UK, we have had reports in the Echo News, RSGB Magazine and even Practical Wireless, if your group has never taken part in a JOTA or JOTI don’t miss out!

Open to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides
Weekend Event Camp: £29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

A Great Day Visit: 10am-4pm Saturday 19th £10 / Leaders free

Scout Nights Away Permit required for weekend camp/ Guiding Licence required
If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Want to Know More? Our Event Page Has Some Amazing Things too Try!

This Event is Supported By Essex Ham, offering support to anyone interested in taking up this hobby.

Creepy Camping Weekend 2019
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day

Belchamps turns eerie for a weekend of haunted hikes, spine-chilling activities and close encounters with the Grim Reaper in Grim’s Grotto. Wear your scariest fancy dress for this event.

Open to all Scout and Guide groups (Beavers Sat-Sun only).
£29pp / £8 per leader / £4 per bed building supplement / £15 per meal deal / £15 per day visitor.
Scout Nights Away Permit required / Guiding Licence required

Belchamps Spooky Day 2019
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Medium Low Daytime Noise Level Expected

Spooky Day
A creepy day of spine-chilling activities. Dress up in your scariest costume.
10am – 5pm 26th October 2019
Open to all Scout and Guide sections £14pp / Free for adults not taking part

Trick or Treat 2019 (Last Day)
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A creepy walk around the campsite collecting clues to solve a puzzle that will enable you to collect your treats, or will you end up getting a trick? Sweets for all participants. Café open for refreshments.
1st to 31st October 2019 Last start time 4 pm Please book evening trips in advance
Open to all Scout and Guide sections £3.50pp / Free for adults not taking part

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Fireworks Activity Weekend 2019
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

Fireworks Activity Weekend has x8 site activities, 1 amazing fireworks display and 1 huge bonfire.

Open to Cubs, Scouts, Explorers Network and Guides
£29pp / £10 per leader

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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