A spooktacular weekend activity camp at the home of Scouting. Featuring a horror maze, amazing entertainment, firework and laser show and white-knuckle activities including 3G swing and Jacob’s ladder.


Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre
Chingford, London, E4 7QW




£48 (including entry, transport and food)


Keep an eye out for the booking email via My.SCOUT

Meet at HQ at 12:30 on Friday 28th October. We'll be back by approx 13:00 on Sunday 30th October. Updates via Facebook.

Scarefest is a exciting blend of Halloween and Fireworks combined to create a fun non stop activity filled event..

We will arrive on the Friday night, where there will be several activities on offer.

Saturday daytime will be full of exciting new activities and things to do and will run from 1030-1730, where there will be an hours break while the sun goes down and we get ready for the evenings spooky fun.

At dusk we kick things off by opening even more activities including our very popular mazes. You can pick and choose which ones you do and how many times you do them!

All the activities are run in the dark with spooky twists, eerie lighting and special effects!

Activities then run until 2230hrs where its time to head to our show field to experience an amazing mix of fireworks, lasers, water effects, fire and lighting all synchronised to a musical soundtrack made up of the biggest hits form the past 12months. After the spectacular show its time for our new after show show, a real party mood will be set ready to be torn apart by the cast of Thrilwell Park!

Total cost is £48 per person, including entry to the activity centre, food and transport to and from the event. Please pay via My.SCOUT by 27th October 2016.

Please ensure this form is completed and sent with your young person to the event. They will need to carry this with them for the duration of the event to be able to take part in some of the activities.

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Permission Forms
Please ensure your contact details are up to date on My.SCOUT before the event.

Uniform shirt/activity trousers
Warm jumper/hoodie (at least 2)
T-Shirts (at least 4)
Comfortable trousers that WILL get wet/muddy (at least 2)
Waterproof outer garments
Trainers/boots that WILL get wet/muddy
Warm hat/gloves
Underwear (enough for the weekend)
Halloween fancy dress
Washkit (Toothbrush/flannel)
Money (suggested max. £20)
Tea Towel
WARM SLEEPING BAG - it will get cold.

Activities will run on a ‘queue and do’ basis so participants can do as they choose. Some of the most popular activities may be limited to avoid excessive queues and disappointment. Friday evening activities will run between 7.30pm and 10pm. Dodgems, Scout Radio, Fire
Circus, Cinema (7.30pm – 9.30pm) and Leaders Bar (The White House – over 18s only) will all be running.

Saturday day activities will run between 10.30am and 5pm for Friday arrivals and between 1pm and 5pm for Saturday arrivals.

Saturday day activities will include a range of our onsite activities such as Archery, Zip Wire, Freefall and 3G Swing as well as costume making, face painting, dodgems, circus skills, Scout Radio, caving, Laser Quest, etc. Activities are subject to change and weather dependent.

Saturday evening activities, such as many of our onsite activities, Halloween games, ghost walk and mazes, will run between 6.30pm and 10.30pm and will be followed by the Firework Show finishing around 11pm.

On Sunday morning, some activities will again be open until the event comes to a close at 12.30pm. A full list of activities and timings will be available at the Event Reception when you register.

Leaders are able to participate in the activities if there is a minimal queue time. Without you the event wouldn’t be possible, so go and have some fun! There will also be a free selfservice tea and coffee station for Leaders/Helpers in the Lid Classroom.