1st Chopwell Scout Group is located midway along Lenin Terrace just next to the small park and green.
1st Chopwell Scout Group has an active Beaver Scout Colony, Cub Scout Pack and Scout Troop. You can use the links to the left to find out more about Scouting in Chopwell including our programmes and group newsletter.
1st Chopwell Scout Group has an active Beaver Scout Colony, meeting from 17:00pm to 18.00pm on Tuesday evenings all year round.. Beavers enjoy a wide range of activities and themes including crafts, games, visits, trips and sleepovers. They also take part in both District and County Beaver Events such as Craft Days, Sleepovers, Parties, Picnics and Pantomimes.
The Beaver Scout Colony is open to boys and girls from their 6th to their 8th birthday.
1st Chopwell Scout Group has an active Cub Scout Pack, meeting from 18.30pm to 20:00pm on Thursday evenings all year round.
The Cub Scout Pack is open to boys and girls from their 8th birthday until they are 10½ and currently has places available.
1st Chopwell Scout Group has a very active Scout Troop , meeting from 19:00pm to 21:00pm on Tuesday evenings. The Scout Troop meet every Tuesday including school holidays, with the exception of Christmas. We attract members from Chopwell, Blackhall Mill, Greenside, Rowlands gill and Highspen.
Our Scouts take part in a number of outdoor activities every year including camps (around three a year), walking, climbing, pioneering, games, archery and many more. We also take part in District competitions testing first aid and camping skills. Our weekly indoor programme balances the outdoor activities with areas like community work, environment, international, first aid and of course, lots of fun!
Scouts is open to boys and girls from the age of 10½ until their 14th birthday (with some flexibility on ages)
Every second Saturday of the month our monthly Coffee Morning takes place at the Scout Hut starting at 10am. A selection of cakes and savories are available along with plenty of tea and coffee! The Coffee Mornings are a vital part of the group and have been running for many years, it’s a chance for you to pop in, have a cuppa, and find out what the group has been getting up to. Full details in our Calendar.