Self Led Activities

  • 3D Printer (CTC)

    Doing you Digital Maker or Citizen Badge? Maybe you just want to mend that broken tent pole you can’t buy a replacement part for. The District own a 3D printer which Groups and Explorer Units are welcome to borrow.

  • 3D Printer (Ender 3)

    Doing you Digital Maker or Citizen Badge? Maybe you just want to mend that broken tent pole you can’t buy a replacement part for. The District own a 3D printer which Groups and Explorer Units are welcome to borrow.

  • Clogwyn Climbing Wall

    Fancy spending the day or evening practising your rock climbing? Maybe you need a venue to complete your Climbing Wall Permit? We have a fabulous indoor rock climbing wall at our Clogwyn Activity Centre in Bangor, North Wales. There is enough wall space for eight climbers and their belayers. Climb when ready! Climbing!

    Fees for 2022: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations
    Per day £35 £50 £50

    N.B. The wall is free of charge when booking accommodation in either Clogwyn or Penrhyn at the same time. A discount is automatically added to your cart.

  • Crate Stacking at QCW (Self Led)

    We have 20 heavy duty plastic crates that can be used for crate stacking/climbing. Please note this is a self led activity and you will require your own instructor.

    The crates can be hired and used for a crate stacking activity with:

    If hiring for Crate Stacking at QCW, the crates come with the following equipment:

    • 2 Belay points (11mm Slings, 2 x Canvas rope protector, 2 x Carabiners)  – one for belaying, another for pulley system. These are in situ on the tree that has been designated suitable by a competent person.
    • Lyon Climbing Ballast Bag with sand & DMM Shadow HMS Screwgate Carabiner for securing the belayer
    • Petzl GRI GRI belay device & DMM Belay Master Carabiner for belayer
    • 1x Mammut Sender Screwgate Carabiner for clipping in climber
    • 3 x Edelweiss 30m Climbing ropes
    •  1 x Petzl Vertical Wire Lock Carabiner for clipping onto crates
    • Climbing Harnesses and Helmets (these are shared with the climbing wall)

    N.B. Crate Stacking/Climbing is classified as a High Ropes activity and must follow the following guidance from The Scouts
    https://www.scouts.org.uk/volunteers/running-your-section/programme-guidance/general-activity-guidance/roped-activities/high-ropes/

  • Crates for Crate Stacking

    We have 20 heavy duty plastic crates that can be used for crate stacking/climbing (or any other imaginative activity). Please note this is a self led activity and you will need your own instructors.

    The crates can be hired and used for a crate stacking activity with our Mobile Climbing Wall (provided you have a artificial top rope climbing permit or higher).

    Please use this product to book the crates for use with the mobile climbing wall. If you wish to run this as an activity at QCW you should book here

  • DSC Indoor Shooting Range (Range only)

    6yd, 10yd or 10m indoor shooting range which is inside of the main hall of the District Scout Centre.  Can accommodate up to a maximum of 12 shooting at a time.

    Minimum hire period 1 hour, thereafter in 30 min blocks.  Remember to allow sufficient time in your booking for setting up and clearing away.

  • Frisbee Golf

    We have a Frisbee Golf course at our Queen Charlotte’s Wood Activity Centre. The idea is to navigate around the course in as few throws as possible!

  • Giant ATX 1 Mountain Bikes

    The District has a number of Mountain Bikes which are accessible by our Explorer and Network provision. They are great to use at Clogwyn and we have specialist bike trailer which you can use to transport them. All bikes come with Helmets and Safety Specs.

  • Mobile Air Rifle/Pistol Range

    Mersey Weaver  have Mobile range that can be transported to a suitable venue.

    We have available a number of NRSA qualified Instructors who can be booked, in advance, should you not have your own NRSA Instructor. Currently, they are only available by prior arrangement on evenings or weekends.  One instructor is required for every 6 shooting; however, this ratio may be adjusted depending on the age of the shooters as Cubs may need a higher ratio of supervision on the range.

  • Mobile Climbing Wall

    Why not give Rock Climbing a go? We own a 9 metre high mobile climbing wall that can accommodate up to 6 climbers at any one time. Included in the hire are enough harnesses, helmets, ropes and carabiners for 20 people so the whole section can have a go..

    While we can sometimes help with permit holders, the wall comes as a dry hire and you will need to arrange your own instructor(s).

    Fees for 2020: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations
    Per day* £35 £180 £180

    Looking for an evening booking? (Mersey Weaver groups only) Book here

    If you would like some crates to run crate stacking off the end of the wall then you can add these to your basket for an extra £15/day here

    Important Delivery Information

    After adding the wall to your basket, please ensure you enter the Delivery address and postcode for where you would like the wall delivered (not your home/billing address). The mileage will be automatically calculated based on two round trips at £0.50 per mile.

    If you would prefer and have a suitable vehicle to collect the wall, use the “Click here to pickup this item” option.

    Please note our delivery drivers are volunteers and we cannot guarantee their availability. Prior to making a booking with delivery, please contact us to confirm availability of a delivery driver.

  • Mobile Climbing Wall (Evening Hire)

    Why not give Rock Climbing a go? We own a 9 metre high mobile climbing wall that can accommodate up to 6 climbers at any one time. Included in the hire are enough harnesses, helmets, ropes and carabiners for 18 people so the whole troop can have a go..

    Fees for 2020: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations
    Per evening £20 Unavailable Unavailable

    Looking to book the wall for a full day or multiple full days? Book here..

    After adding the wall to your basket, please ensure you enter the postcode for where you would like the wall delivered. The mileage will be automatically calculated based on two round trips at £0.50 per mile. If you would prefer and have a suitable vehicle to collect the wall, use the “Click here to pickup this item” option. Please note our delivery drivers are volunteers and we cannot guarantee their availability.

  • Mobile Climbing Wall @ QCW

    Please use this product to book the wall at Queen Charlotte’s Wood. You must also be booked in as a Day Visitor, Evening Visitor, Camper or for The Hideaway. If you wish to book the wall for use offsite you should book here

    Why not give Rock Climbing a go? We own a 9 metre high mobile climbing wall that lives at Queen Charlotte’s Wood and can be used on site while not out on hire.

    The wall can accommodate up to 5 climbers at any one time. Included in the hire are enough harnesses, helmets, ropes and carabiners for 20 people so the whole section can have a go…

    While we can sometimes help with permit holders, the wall comes as a dry hire and you will need to arrange your own instructor(s). We recommend using the permit holder search functionality in Compass to find and contact permit holders.

    Fees for 2022: Mersey Weaver Scouts/Guides Other Charitable Organisations
    Per hour* £17.50 (Max charge £35) £22.50 £22.50

    If you would like some crates to run crate stacking on the end of the wall off the you can add these to your basket for an extra £30/day here

  • Ninja Slackline Obstacle Course

    We have three 15m Slacklines complete with obstacle course attachments training lines and tree protectors perfect for building an obstacle or assault course or fun outdoor play area.  The tress to which they are attached need to be healthy sound trees capable to taking the force applied to them .

    The recommended maximum user weight is 113kg.

  • QCW Campfire Circle

  • QCW Target Sports Range – Air Gun Use (Range Only)

    If you have your own NSRA qualified tutor/instructor/coach and air gun equipment, Mersey Weaver have a target sports range located at its idyllic Queen Charlottes Wood Activity Centre. The range only booking comes equipped with:

    • Target holders/pellet catchers – 14 or 17cm target holder/pellet catcher mounted on height adjustable tripod stands, 6 available

    User provides their own air guns (max 12ft/lb), targets and pellets, unless these are purchased when booking.

  • QCW Target Sports Range – Archery/Crossbow Use (Range Only)

    If you have your own permitted archery/NSRA crossbow instructor and target sports equipment, Mersey Weaver have a target sports range located at its idyllic Queen Charlottes Wood Activity Centre. The range only booking comes equipped with:

    • Archery – 90cm bosses, max 6

    User provides their own targets.