S.W.C. District & Events



South West Cheshire is one of the largest and most successful Scouting areas in the country. We have achieved continuous growth over the years due to the extensive range of adventurous activities on offer to all our Scouting sections. These combined with varied programmes and over 300 enthusiastic leaders and helpers whose aim it is to make scouting an enjoyable experience to everyone who joins. The number of girls joining is higher than the national average and is a testament to what we have to offer our youngsters.

We have 25 Groups and 7 Explorer Units spread across our District covering areas around Crewe, Nantwich,  Audlem, Wybunbury, Bunbury, Elworth, Haslington, Wheelock, Wrenbury, Shavington, Brereton, Sandbach  and Weston & Wychwood

District Activities

The SWC Sailing team, are part of the Winsford Flash Sailing Club, and offer two RYA learn to Sail courses over summer and autumn. Our fleet consists of 3 Laser Picos, 2 Toppers, 2 Wayfarers, 2 GP 14s, 1 Wanderer, 1 RS Feva and 3 safety boats. As the Instructors are all RYA qualified we are able to issue RYA certificates to all successful participants of the courses. Bookings are not being taken for 2015 contact sailing@swcactivities.co.uk


The Canoeing & Kayaking team are very active  – They put on events ranging from Taster & Pool sessions to river excursions. The coaching team has also expanded to meet the growing demand and currently stands at –  8 B1 leaders  – 1 B1s Supervisor – 3 B2SK Supervisors – 1 B2SK Supervisor. We have a rolling program of equipment management and training which will continue in 2015


There are many Archery sessions held at Milldale during the course of any given year.


Shooting remains popular in the District with several groups taking an active lead, Teams entered into the National Scout Rifle Championships


Climbing continues to be popular with groups both at the climbing tower at Milldale and also a number of other local climbing walls.


 Milldale Activity Training

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