Southend Estuary District Headquarters


191 Eastern Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 4BU

Tel: 01702 619113 (unmanned better to email)



The District Scout Headquarters is available for bookings for parties and occasional functions.

There is a ramp for wheelchair access, a kitchen with fridges, cookers, microwave and kettles, separate toilets for male, female and special needs, and an enclosed secure field with parking to the front and side.

Please contact Tim Wakefield for bookings or any enquiries Email:


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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