Youth Activities

1st Harleston Scout Group



Weekly for Adults and Young Adults. For both girls and boys

All meet at Kings George's Hall during term time.

We offer everyday adventure and activity to hundreds of thousands of young people across the UK.

There are fun and exciting activities and opportunities in each of the five sections:

  • Beavers (ages 6–8)
  • Cubs (ages 8-10½)
  • Scouts (ages 10½–14)
  • Explorer Scouts (ages 14–18)

    To enrol your child, simply email or

    Anyone wishing to help out are always welcome.

    Exchange 2 Youth Project


    There is a drop-in session on Tuesdays in term time at The Cabin from 6.30pm till 8.00pm for young people 12 – 16 years.

    At The Cabin there is a tea and toast session for 12’s and over on Thursdays from 3.30pm till 5.00pm.

    On Tuesdays outside The Cabin there is a football session organised with the Sports Community Foundation

    These activities are run by Exchange 2. This is a charity set up by local people to provide a safe and non-judgemental environment for young people in Harleston and the surrounding area.

    For up to date information information visit  or e-mail

    Harleston Players Youth Theatre Company

    Tel: 01986 788439


    A branch of Harleston Players, the Youth Theatre Company, encourages youngsters of 13 to 18 years old, of all backgrounds, to take part in group drama to create theatre, have fun and increase skill and confidence,   There are currently 2 youth productions a year.

    If you, or youngsters you know, are interested in acting or helping backstage, please contact David Cumming, chairman, on 01986 788439 or visit our website

    Junior Youth Club


    This Club meets every Wednesday during term time at Jay's Green Hall from 7pm to 8.45pm.
    The Club is for 7 -11  year olds and Wendy is supported by a team of volunteers made up of teenagers and adults. 

    Different activities are planned for each week - from crafts, cookery, sport ,team games and challenges etc.  

    We have a voluntary Management Committee and as a contribution to the community we hold a 'pensioners' Christmas party , which is open to people who don't belong to an organisation in the town. We raise the money to provide a cooked meal and our members help to entertain the guests after the meal. For this event we get good support from organisations in the town. 

    If you need any information please contact Wendy Whiting.

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