Group Sections

Our Scout Group has 3 sections tailored to suit ages from 6 – 14 yrs – Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. If you would like your child to join one of the sections below, please contact our Group Scout Leader Richard Hodges using the contact form.

Whilst we do our very best to accommodate as many young people as possible, we operate a waiting list for all sections and recommend applying ahead of time.

Between 13½ and 14½ Scouts can move up into Explorers. Explorer Scouts are organised by Macclesfield and Congleton District Scouts. 3rd Macclesfield Upton Priory Scout Group host Maasai Explorer Scout Unit at our hut on Whiston Street.

The age ranges are for the majority but can flex around individual need.


Mondays and Thursdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm
The Beaver Colony serves children aged 6 to 8 ½ years old.


Mondays and Thursdays 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Cub is for young people aged between 8 and 10 ½ years old.


Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Scouts is intended for young people between 10 ½ – 14 years old


Maasai Explorer Scout unit meets at our hut Mondays 8.30pm – 10.00pm.

Explorer Scouts are aged from 13 ½ up to 18 years old. Scouts may join any of the Explorer Scout units within Macclesfield and Congleton District.