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 18 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.

Looking to register your young person to join Scouting?

Click below to register your interest, your child will be added to our waiting list and we will be in touch as soon as a space becomes available.


Black Mountains Walk November 2018

Its October half term and a group of young Scouts from Blagdon and Congresbury plus a couple of Explorers set out on one of those wonderful clear but crisp autumn days to explore the Black Mountains. We had intended to head across the escarpment to Hay Bluff but the local minibus, only 6 months old…


RAF STEM Sessions

Gary Lewis is an Engineer in the RAF and based at MOD Abbey Wood. He also work as part of a committee that delver Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities to schools and youth organisations within the West and South West of England. Our services are free of charge and we supply most of…


Mendip Outdoors

Mendip outdoors are the largest activity provider in the South West but they started from very humble beginnings and their core values have remained constant since we began over 35 years ago! The following link gives full details of what they do, prices and how to get in contact with them Activities Available – AVON Scouts…


Archery Instructors Course from ASAU

ASAU are doing an archery instructors course on the following dates 24th August in the evening 25th and 26th August during the day at 1st Saltford Scout HQ, Chelwood Road, Saltford, Bristol BS31 3BU if anyone is interested can they please contact Martin on either email: Courses@MH-Archery.uk or Tel 07759 300051 the following link has full details about the…


Yeo Explorers Race Night

Yeo Explorers are holding a fundraising Race Night on 17th March at Barley Wood YMCA in Wrington if anyone would like to attend there are tickets available from either Jo Sinclair or Dave Thorneywork at the following emails Jo Sinclair At josinclair@tiscali.co.uk or Dave Thorneywork At dthorneywork@gmail.com


Circus Activities

We would like to introduce you to Shooting Stars Circus Skills who offer Beavers, Cubs & Scout units the chance to enjoy the fun and excitement of a circus skills evening at a special discounted rate. Whether you want to work on the Circus Activity Badge or just have a fun and creative evening, Shooting…

What's coming up..?

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

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