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Thorrington is the perfect place to learn new skills, try new activities and make friendships that last a lifetime.


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Welcome To

Thorrington Scout Camp

Welcome to one of Essex's best campsites and activity centres.

Located just outside the town of Colchester we are home to action packed activities and experiences. Our core mission is to give young people the opportunity to challenge and empower themselves to do something different and exciting.

‘Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.’ 

Bear Grylls, UK Chief Scout

News from around the site...

Statement 27/05/2021

Dear Local Residents, It has come to our attention that it has been mentioned on social media that we are seeking to close the footpath...

A Great Sadness

It is with great sadness that Thorrington Scout Camp shares the news that one of our long-standing wardens, Tim Norman, unfortunately, passe

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Interested in volunteering?

We are run by a group of volunteers involved in scouting, and all share the aim of ensuring that individuals get the most out of scouting.


If you feel like volunteering we'd love to hear from you!

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