1st Watchfield & Shrivenham

1st Watchfield and Shrivenham are the westernmost Scout Group of the King Alfred’s (KA’s) District. We cover the area of Watchfield, Shrivenham and the surrounding Villages.

We have a two thriving Beavers Colonies, Cub Packs and Scout Troops, all of which meet at our Scout Hut on the Defence Academy, during term time.
Address: Building 72/1 The Defence Academy Shrivenham SN6 8LA

Beaver Scouts – Age 6 to 8

  • Barrington – Mondays – 5:30 to 6:45 pm
  • Beckett – Tuesdays – 5:45 to 6:45 pm

Cub Scouts – Age 8 to 10.5

  • Chieftain – Wednesdays – 6.45 to 8.15 pm
  • Challenger – Thursdays – 6.45 to 8.15 pm

Scouts – Age 10.5 to 14

  • Scouts – Mondays – 7pm to 9pm
  • Scouts – Tuesdays – 7pm to 9pm

Being a rural community; our Beavers, Cubs and Scouts are very active in the outdoors, and frequently enjoy hikes, camps and bike rides in the surrounding countryside.

All the leaders are volunteers, and we rely upon occasional support from parents throughout the year.
For further information on how to join, or if you would like to volunteer as an adult helper, please contact the Group Scout Leader at enquiries@wands.org.uk

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls