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PACCAR Scout Camp

What will students see and do?

If your children are looking for fun, friendship and experiences to remember in the outdoors, PACCAR Scout Camp may be the school trip venue for you.

Tucked away in the woods, PACCAR is a hub of excitement. Whether you choose to take a day trip or have a residential stay planned, you can pack countless activities into your time there. It is an opportunity for your class to experience things that they can’t in everyday life. 40,000 young visitors a year come and enjoy what the site has to offer.

It’s the scope of activities on offer that makes PACCAR so exciting. Your class will find themselves map reading one hour, then abseiling down a drop the next. From bushcraft to crate stacking, there’s no end of things to do – and each of them offers a new skill for pupils to learn.

So, what can you do at PACCAR? Here’s a list of what’s on offer:

– Abseiling
– Adventure area
– Archery range
– Circus skills
– Climbing wall
– Crate stacking
– Faith trail
– Gladiator challenge
– High all aboard
– High ropes
– Hike routes
– Leap of faith/trapeze
– Nature trails
– Nightline
– Pedal go-karts
– Pioneering
– Quick drop
– Rabbit run
– Rifle range
– Tomahawk throwing
– Zip wires

Details about the activities are all available on PACCAR’s website. With so much to choose from, you can be sure that there’s something at the site for every one of your students.

Teaching resources provided

The PACCAR website has plenty of information that will help you to plan a trip. It outlines the benefits of the student activities it offers and provides an example itinerary that shows you what exactly the pupils might get up to on one of its school residential trips.

It has also provided a map of the site to help with school trip planning which you can download.

Minimum and maximum group size

You can bring your whole class on a trip to PACCAR. The activities on offer have a maximum capacity per hour, so your class will need to be split into groups to take part in these.

There must be at least one adult to accompany each group. Bear this in mind when trip planning.

Details of risk assessment

PACCAR Scout Camp has fully risk assessed all the activities it carries out. These assessments are reviewed and updated on a regular basis. You can read the assessment for each activity online.


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Facilities On-Site

PACCAR has all the facilities you could need at a residential site. Toilets and showers are available, as is wifi connection. There is a 24-hour laundry facility on-site.

You can camp or stay in one of the site’s residential cabins. There is a multi-faith area for those who require it. For campers, there is access to pits, water, fires and firewood.

The site has a well-stocked shop providing food and snacks, as well as a 24-hour vending machines. A tea/coffee area is available.

On-site parking is available at PACCAR.

Opening Times

As PACCAR is a campsite, it runs 24hrs a day. You can contact the team via its online enquiries form to check availability or ask any questions.

Alternatively, you can contact the team on 01753 882 640. The email address is



The cost of your trip will vary depending upon whether it is a day visit or a residential stay and which activities you choose to undertake. Here are the base prices for a trip to PACCAR:

Day Visit – £2
Camping – £4 per night
Trailfinders (Sleeps 40) – £340 per night
Rowallan (Sleeps 30) – £235 per night
Margaret Noble (Sleeps 22) – £195 per night
Roy’s Reservation (Tipis, Sleep 40) – £210 per night

You can find the prices for activities online. Please be aware that these will vary depending on whether you need a site supervisor on hand.

Travel arrangements

When travelling to PACCAR, use the postcode SL9 0QH in your navigation system.

If following a sat-nav from the A40/M40 junction, you are advised not to turn right onto the A412 but to continue along the A40. This will help you to avoid a narrow lane which is passable only by small vehicles.


PACCAR Scout Camp, Denham Lane, Chalfont St Peter , Buckinghamshire

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