Stevenage District Scout Council


Due to Covid-19, Stevenage Scouting is following the advice of The Scout Association.

Currently, the Scout Association has announced that Scouting is operating at the 'Amber' level.

This means that small groups are permitted to take part in activities outdoors whilst meeting several conditions.

Indoor activities are only permitted to take place following specific guidelines and approval.

No overnight residential activitives are permitted to take place.

Online meetings, activities and events are still being organised by some groups and sections within Stevenage.

Our buildings at Poplars and Canyon will be open from 1st August for external hirers following strict Covid-19 Secure guidelines.


The Canyon Scout Activity Centre is an ideal location for a weekend of activities.  In addition to the on-site activities of Climbing, Abseiling, Jacobs Ladder, Crate Stacking, Zip Wire and Leap of Faith, the water activities centre at Fairlands Valley Lakes is located just 10mins walk away.  Archery and Rifle Shooting can also be provided.


The main building can accommodate a maximum of 40 people in one main hall (approx 10m x 10m square), and comes with free WiFi and an equipped kitchen for up to 30 people including a 4ring domestic cooker, freezer, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.

The Canyon is available to hire for Children's Parties and team building events as well as for youth groups.  Activities can be provided by our fully qualified and insured instructors for these events.

There is a small flat grassed area suitable for approx 10 tents or outside activities along with a campfire area.  Parking is available for a maximum of 10 cars.

Prices for hire of the activity centre start from £100 per 24hr period.  The activity centre is also available for evening and daytime bookings on a hourly rate - Weekdays - £15/hour, Weekends - £20/hour  (Min booking of 3 hours)

Prices for the activities are per person and based on a minimum group size of 10 and a maximum of 20 and a activity session of 1hour 

& Guiding
Schools &

 Climbing/Abseil £3 £5 £7.50
 Jacobs Ladder £3 £5 £7.50
 Crate Stacking £3 £5 £7.50
Leap of Faith £3 £5 £7.50
 Zip Wire £3 £5 £7.50
Rifle Shooting POA POA POA

Click here to enquire about booking the Canyon Centre and our Onsite Activities


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