About Our Campsite
Belchamps Scout Activity Centre offers 30 acres of fantastic camping fields set in beautiful Essex countryside. We also have five high-quality indoor accommodations and a large range of activities for young people of all ages.
Whether you are looking for a full residential experience or just a day visit, all of our staff will ensure that your event is safe, excellent value for money and full of fun.
There are over 50+ on-site activities so there’s always something to do at Belchamps. We have something for all ages and abilities and we endeavour to make sure that no one is left out of the fun – from an adrenaline-fuelled Leap of Faith to a fascinating session of Pond Dipping. Click here to view our activities.
We have 5 high-quality buildings, each providing a fully equipped kitchen. Also available in the spring until autumn is Camp Fox tented village, has a full kitchen in a large marquee and matching sleeping tents with bunk beds.
We have room for up to 2000 people camping across the 20 different camping fields. If you have a large enough event, exclusive use of the site can be booked. Click here to view a map of Belchamps.
Co-Owned Scout Activity Centre
The Centre is co-owned by 4 surrounding districts – Castle Point, Crouch Valley, Southend West and Southend Estuary. As the owners, groups from these 4 Scout districts enjoy discounted pricing, ask for details. The sites committee has representatives from the owner districts as well as other volunteers.
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 & the Internet.
Saturday Day Visit 16th October 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday Day Visit 17th October 10 am – 4 pm
Tickets are £10 and Leaders are Free!
- JOTA Radio Stations from Essex Ham
- Scout Link, JOTA TV, TeamSpeak, World Scout Jampuze
- Activity Base’s, Radio Chase Wide Games
- Communication Badge Books for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts
- A number of Site Activities are also included
- Bring a Picnic and Enjoy Belchamps
Shop and Office Opening Times
PLEASE NOTE: Office hours may vary due to the pandemic please ring first, or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where To Find Us
Belchamps Scout Activity Center
Holyoak Ln, Hockley SS5 4JD