Welcome

Based in the heart of Macclesfield every week we support over 120 young people, from 6 to 18 year olds, in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to the local community and wider society.

Climbing a 25m high pole

No matter if you are a parent, young person or interested in volunteering to help our group we’re pleased to welcome you to our Scout Group. Take time to explore, learn more about what we do to help our members learn, have fun and grow.

Low ropes course at Barnswood District Camp Site

Why Scouting?

Scouting gives children more confidence, responsibility, a broader set of friends, a chance to pursue things they might not get to do otherwise, adventure and an extended family. And as a group we’ve been doing this for more than 110 years, watch the film that tells our story.

Scavenger hunt in Liverpool

Our programme for each section is designed to suit the age group and very much youth lead. In everything we do the key focus is to have fun.

Latest News

Below is a small sampling of the activities we have delivered in recent times.

Recent Posts

3rd Macc takes part in World Record attempt with 84,000 Scouts around the world during lockdown

During lockdown we’ve been keen to find ways to transcend the isolation it creates. Those regular weekly meetings at the hut can’t happen but we are still managing to infuse fun into our members lives, take them a million miles away from the worries in the world. We had an incredible night on 30th April … Continue reading 3rd Macc takes part in World Record attempt with 84,000 Scouts around the world during lockdown

A sense of togetherness despite lockdown – 3rd Macc Online campfire

So we at 3rd Macc have a long track record and good reputation for rowdy fun campfires. Several of our adults are excellent campfire leaders, so it seemed only natural in the middle of lockdown we’d have a campfire right? Yes really! In the true spirit of Scouting, and despite the COVID-19 lockdown, leaders from … Continue reading A sense of togetherness despite lockdown – 3rd Macc Online campfire

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