Welcome to Axe Scout District

Axe District includes Weston-super-Mare, Wick St Lawrence, Congresbury, Wrington, Blagdon, Churchill, Sandford, Winscombe, Banwell, Locking, Uphill and everything in between.

Each week over 1400 young people aged 6–25 enjoy an active programme in one of our 17 groups, our Explorer Scout Units or with our Scout Network.

As well as the weekly meetings groups take part in a number of fun and exciting events. Recent events have included archery, climbing, hill walking, canoeing, camping, paintballing, zip wires, go karting – in fact you name it and we’ve probably done it.

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Homeless Collection for the Explorer Platinum Challenge Award

The Maniaxe Explorer Scout Unit are collecting donations for the homeless in Weston-super-Mare and Bristol as part of their Platinum Challenge badge.  With the winter fast approaching and knowing the British weather, they are looking for supplies to help in the winter months.  This may include: Sleeping bags Gloves, scarves, winter hats Jumpers Warm socks…


1st Ashcombe Scouts 2017

The Axe Communications Manager Chris, visited 1st Ashcombe Scout Troop and together they put together this post to share the exciting and adventurous activites being done by this section.   1st Ashcombe Scouts decided to test their tree climbing skills on their Summer Camp 2017.               Scouts testing out…


Avon Scouts Hillwalking Unit

Taking to the hills, moors or mountains can be exciting, inspiring and challenging. They can provide a great setting for team and self-development, fun and adventure. Avon County have a vibrant and active hillwalking unit. They help volunteers to meet activity authorisation training requirements and develop the necessary skills, experience and confidence and to deliver safe…


Scouts Raft Race 2017

The Scouts from Axe District took part in a raft building and racing challenge at Marine Lake on 25th June 2017.   Mother nature wasn’t on our side to start the day, with Scouts arriving and Marine Lake underwater due to the high tide! Once the water had retreated, our Scouts ventured out in the wet…


Black Mountains Hill Walk June 2017

This delightful 10 mile walk took us along the narrow ridge of Black Hill in the Black Mountains, with the ground falling away on either side affording magnificent views of the valleys below. Another blustery day – and we are definitely due a less windswept walk – but hey, no rain and some bright sunshine.…

What's coming up..?

For the full list of events, please see our calendar.

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