Welcome to Gilwell, Florida

Gilwell is the official Training/Scout Camping Centre for the Gauteng Province. For the past 88 years or more Scout Leaders and Scouts have been trained here and enjoyed good fun and comradeship, as Scouters will continue to do so in the future.

The three hectare park-like grounds of  are situated on the south west corner of Florida Lake which is 16 km from Johannesburg.

Whilst Gilwell is the official Adult Training Centre, Scouts and Cubs are welcome to camp here. Any inquiries should be addressed to the Gilwell Warden.

Old Scouts, new scouts and friends are welcome to visit Gilwell at any time and are asked to contact the Warden on arrival.


Gilwell is available for members of Scouts SA only.