School Age Activities

Fire Cadets The Fire Cadet Scheme provides young people aged 12 to 17 years with an exciting insight into working within a uniformed service, whilst also encouraging the young people to develop self discipline and team work through a range of practical activities.
The Fire Cadets meet every Monday evening 6.30 8.30pm at Holmes Chapel Community Fire Station. 

Cadet Leader, Holmes Chapel Fire Station, London Road.  email:
Girlguiding  -  Holmes Chapel District The District is part of Girlguiding, the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK.
Holmes Chapel has two Rainbow units for girls aged 5 7 years, three Brownie units for ages 7 - 10 years, two Guide Units for ages 10 -  14 years and one ranger Unit for girls aged 14 years upwards.

Contacts:  Claire Bevan.  Tel:  01477 537762
                  Julia Leith.       Tel: 01477 533708
Scouts - 1st Holmes Chapel Scout Group Ist Holmes Chapel Scout group provides a range of Scouting activities for boys and girls aged between 6 and 14 years.
The Beaver section caters for 6 8 years old, the Cub section is for 8-10.5 years old and Scouts for 10.5-14 years old, with meetings on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays.

Contact:   Scout leader. Tel: 0844 567 9508.   email:
Address:  1st Holmes Chapel Scout Group, Scout HQ, Parkway, Holmes Chapel. CW4 7BA.
Viking Explorer Scout Unit

Explorers are the 4th section of Scouting for boys and girls aged 14 to 18 years.  Vikings (VESU) meet weekly in Holmes Chapel.  New members are always welcome and do not have to previously been a Scout.  Members have the opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme as well as the Scouting awards.  There is also a Young Leaders scheme where Explorers help with some of the other Scouting sections.  The Explorer Scout programme is designed to encourage independence through activity and adventure as well as encouraging involvement in community activities.

Contact:   Andrew Holborow     Tel: 07817 307001   email:

                Karen Vercoe             Tel: 01477 544190   email: