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 Scouting and Guiding needs.
If you are local to Essex, Belchamps is available to visit for the day. Lots of Scout troops use our facilities to work towards their badges or to hold campfires. We offer a wide range of activities, carried out by qualified instructors. From abseiling to high ropes and in adventure areas there are activities to suit all age ranges.
The Centre is co-owned by 4 surrounding districts – Castle Point, Crouch Valley, Southend Westand Southend Estuary. As the owners, groups from these 4 Scout districts enjoy discounted pricing. HERE
How to Book, please call or email us to request a provisional booking. You can then confirm a completed booking form and appropriate deposit. Payment can be made by debit/credit card over the phone (up to £150), cheque or cash. Provisional bookings are held for 4 weeks and should be confirmed within this time by sending the appropriate deposit. All cheques should be made payable to “Belchamps Scout Centre”. Please include SAE if a receipt is required.
All deposits and booking forms should be sent to Belchamps Scout Centre, Holyoak Lane, Hawkwell, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4JD
Our shop and reception are opening times….
Winter October – April: Monday – Thursday 9am – 6pm, Friday 9am – 8pm Saturday and Sunday 9am – 5pm
Summer May – September: Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am – 5pm
We have 20 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 one suitable for your group.
Two tented villages saving you bringing tents on the main field.
Pack Holiday building has a large hall above for hire, toilet and washrooms with hot water cleaned regularly.
With over 50 bookable activities you’ll always have something to do
Catering options are available,
always a big help if you are short of time to cook with so much to do.