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Belchamps Events Calendar

There is always something to do at Belchamps, Below you can view our Agenda of Events.

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Mar
24
Sun
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.

Mar
25
Mon
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.

Want to know more?

Mar
30
Sat
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

Apr
12
Fri
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.

Apr
20
Sat
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.

 

Apr
22
Mon
The Big Egg Hunt (Last Day)
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Would you like to know more?

Apr
24
Wed
Executive Committee Meeting
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
May
4
Sat
Cub Badge Weekend 2019
May 4 – May 5 all-day

Cubs can take part in Navigation, Naturalist, DIY or Chef.
4th to 5th May 2019
Open to Cubs and their leaders
£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

May
10
Fri
Beaver Badge Weekend 2019
May 10 – May 11 all-day

Bring your Beavers to this fun weekend with the objective of gaining a badge. Beavers can choose between Cook or Camp Craft Activity Badge or Outdoor Challenge or Teamwork Challenge.

Indoor accommodation provided, all catering, all tuition, and evening entertainment.

Two Dates: 10th to 11th or 11th to 12th May 2019
Arrive at 7 pm Course ends at 3 pm the following day

£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

May
11
Sat
Beaver Badge Weekend 2019
May 11 – May 12 all-day

Bring your Beavers to this fun weekend with the objective of gaining a badge. Beavers can choose between Cook or Camp Craft Activity Badge or Outdoor Challenge or Teamwork Challenge.

Indoor accommodation provided, all catering, all tuition, and evening entertainment.

Two Dates: 10th to 11th or 11th to 12th May 2019
Arrive at 7 pm Course ends at 3 pm the following day

£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Campfire Leaders Training 2019
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A course for leaders to come and learn some new songs, sketches and fun ways to build and light a campfire. You will receive a Belchamps campfire songbook to take away. Lunch included

11th May 2019 2 pm till 9 pm Open to Scouts, and Guides and their leaders.
Only £15pp and Counts Toward Ongoing Learning (Scout Adult Training)

Jun
1
Sat
Bushcraft for beginners 2019
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

Learn how to light a fire using a flint and steel, backwoods cooking, make shelters, learn how to filter water and more. Fully catered.

1st to 2nd June 2019
Open to Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Guides and senior section and their leaders.

£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Circus Skills Instructor Training Course 2019
Jun 1 all-day

A one day course to give you the skills to run basic introductory sessions in Plate Spinning, Juggling, Poi, Diablo, Devil Sticks and Balloon Modelling.

Date TBA (the final date not set) – Please Contact Us

Open to 14+and over will count towards ongoing learning for leaders.

Good value at £50pp

Jun
21
Fri
Super Summer Sleepover 2019
Jun 21 – Jun 22 all-day

A 24-hour indoor sleepover packed with fun activities, fully catered.

Two Events 21st to 22nd and the 22nd to 23rd June 2019
Open to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

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

Jun
22
Sat
Super Summer Sleepover 2019
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day

A 24-hour indoor sleepover packed with fun activities, fully catered.

Two Events 21st to 22nd and the 22nd to 23rd June 2019
Open to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

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

Jul
6
Sat
Scout Summer Badge Weekend 2019
Jul 6 – Jul 7 all-day

Scouts can attend with or without their leaders and take part in Master at Arms Rifle Shooting, Climber, Survival Skills, Pioneer, DIY or Chef.

6th to 7th July 2019
Open to Scouts and their leaders

£29pp / 1 leader free with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Jul
13
Sat
Pioneering Weekend 2019
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day

A course for Explorer Scouts (great for young leaders), Network and leaders (counts as ongoing learning). Learn a range of knots and lashings and pioneering projects from beginners through to intermediate. Tuition for mini pioneering. The beginner’s projects are great for getting Scouts started and enjoying pioneering. Includes course material, Saturday lunch, dinner and Sunday breakfast and lunch.

13th to 14th July 2019 Open to Scouts, Guides and The Senior Section.
Great Value at £29pp

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Aug
3
Sat
CAB Week 2019
Aug 3 – Aug 10 all-day

A week-long camp with a ’mini-jamboree’ feel. Over 20 activities including Quad Bikes, Archery, Climbing and an optional day out.
It’s A Knockout, incident hike, fancy dress day, disco and more.

3rd to 10th August

Open to Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network, Brownies, Guides, Rangers
£75pp / £28 per leader / Extra fee for day out
Scout Nights Away Permit required / Guiding Licence required

Want to Know More?

Sep
20
Fri
September Sleepover 2019
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day

A 24-hour indoor sleepover packed with fun activities, fully catered.

20th to 21st and the second date is 21st to 22nd September

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

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

Sep
21
Sat
September Sleepover 2019
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day

A 24-hour indoor sleepover packed with fun activities, fully catered.

20th to 21st and the second date is 21st to 22nd September

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

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

Oct
1
Tue
Trick or Treat 2019 (Starts)
Oct 1 all-day

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

Want to know More?

Oct
18
Fri
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.

Oct
25
Fri
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

Oct
26
Sat
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

Oct
31
Thu
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

Want to know More?

Nov
1
Fri
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.

Nov
2
Sat
The Belchamps Fireworks Display 2019
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets still available from reception at Belchamps Scout Activity Centre until midday on the 3rd November.
Tickets will then be available at the gate. Reception/shop is open until 8pm tonight.

This event is open to the members of the Public and is very family friendly.

Gates open 5 pm.

Family Display 6 pm (still has some bangs but not as much as the main display). (One ticket entitles you to both displays,  so the options yours to stay until our big bang display starts)

Juggling Entertainment 6.20pm & 7.10pm.

Giant Bonfire 7.30pm

Big Bang Display 8 pm (one of the biggest displays you will ever see)

All parking is at Clements Hall Leisure Centre there will be AA signposts. Please be advised that the roads leading to Belchamps will be shut to all but pre-booked disabled visitors (accessible but be aware there are some small ramps and display ground is a field).

In the interest of crowd safety No Sparklers sorry and in the interest of child-friendly no Alcohol.

Please note Parking is at Clements Hall, Clements Hall Way, Hawkwell SS5 4LN, allow enough time (approx 10-15min)

£6.00 Age 16 Plus, £4.00 Age 3-15, Free for age under 3 Tickets are available from reception/gate (Save on Queuing with pre-bought express ticket lane) Disabled parking is at Belchamps, must be booked in advance (limited parking).

Nov
8
Fri
Winter Wind Down Weekend 2019
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day

Free camping for owner districts. Last camp of the year?

8th – 10th November 2019
Open to all Owner District groups

Building charges still apply
Scout Nights Away Permit required

Nov
29
Fri
Christmas Sleepover 2019
Nov 29 – Nov 30 all-day

A 24-hour Christmas sleepover with a Christmas dinner, loads of fun activities and a visit from Santa.

29th to 30th November and 30th November to 1st December 2019
6th to 7th and 7th to 8th December 2019
13th to 14th and 14th to 15th December 2019

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

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

Nov
30
Sat
Christmas Sleepover 2019
Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day

A 24-hour Christmas sleepover with a Christmas dinner, loads of fun activities and a visit from Santa.

29th to 30th November and 30th November to 1st December 2019
6th to 7th and 7th to 8th December 2019
13th to 14th and 14th to 15th December 2019

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

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

Dec
6
Fri
Christmas Sleepover 2019
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day

A 24-hour Christmas sleepover with a Christmas dinner, loads of fun activities and a visit from Santa.

29th to 30th November and 30th November to 1st December 2019
6th to 7th and 7th to 8th December 2019
13th to 14th and 14th to 15th December 2019

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

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

Dec
7
Sat
Christmas Sleepover 2019
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day

A 24-hour Christmas sleepover with a Christmas dinner, loads of fun activities and a visit from Santa.

29th to 30th November and 30th November to 1st December 2019
6th to 7th and 7th to 8th December 2019
13th to 14th and 14th to 15th December 2019

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

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

Dec
13
Fri
Christmas Sleepover 2019
Dec 13 – Dec 14 all-day

A 24-hour Christmas sleepover with a Christmas dinner, loads of fun activities and a visit from Santa.

29th to 30th November and 30th November to 1st December 2019
6th to 7th and 7th to 8th December 2019
13th to 14th and 14th to 15th December 2019

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

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

Dec
14
Sat
Christmas Sleepover 2019
Dec 14 – Dec 15 all-day

A 24-hour Christmas sleepover with a Christmas dinner, loads of fun activities and a visit from Santa.

29th to 30th November and 30th November to 1st December 2019
6th to 7th and 7th to 8th December 2019
13th to 14th and 14th to 15th December 2019

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

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

The Big Egg Hunt

25th March to 22nd April 2019 Last Start at 4 pm

Trick or Treat?

1st to 31st October 2019 Last start time at 4 pm

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

E-mail:  info@belchamps.org.uk
Tel: 01702 562690

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