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About Sean Edwards

Sean has been involved in scouting for over 15 years. He is currently an Assistant Scout Leader and is also qualified as a climbing, abseiling and rifle shooting instructor. He has completed all of the Duke of Edinburgh awards and Queen Scout Award. As well as being a leader, he is part of Crawley District Network Scouts and 2nd Ifield's Scout Active Support. In his day to day job, Sean works as an IT Advisory Consultant in London.

Join the Adventure

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Scouting in the UK is a great modern success story. It has grown year on year for the last 12 years and membership is now well over half a million members and adult volunteers.  It’s success is built on the dedicated effort of thousands of adult volunteers up and down the country supported by only

Camelot Postal Shoot

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Camelot TSC run a yearly open postal league for Sporter Air Rifle & Air Pistol and this year Crawley District Scouts entered a number of competitors. The league is open to all ages from all clubs and organisations, e.g. Scouts, Cadets, Schools, Rifle Clubs etc from across Great Britain so it presents a great opportunity to

Summer Fair 2016

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Please join us for our annual summer fair on Saturday 2nd July 2016 at the Acorn Scout HQ. Members please ensure you have donated goods for the Tombola, fill a jam-jar, wine bottle for the wine into water stand. Raffle tickets need to be returned next week and start thinking about a cake to bake for

Crawley Cub 100 Birthday Party

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On Saturday 18th June, over 200 Cubs from Crawley District celebrated the centenary of Cub Scouting in style. They met up with Leaders and other adults and friends at Blacklands Farm Guide Site at 8am, East Grinstead before hiking to Kingscote Station where they boarded their very own chartered train for the day.   After

County Youth Forum

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On Sunday 3rd April, West Sussex Scouts are holding a free activity event for all 14 - 25 year old members to help shape Scouting in West Sussex and launch the new County Youth Forum. The day will involve a number of activities including archery, shooting, backwoods cooking and team challenges; and your chance to have your

Cubs make Pancakes

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On Monday 8th February, the Cubs perfected their cooking skills by making pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. They worked together in their sixes to cook the pancakes before finishing them off with loads of toppings! Some photos of them enjoying these are shown below. If you are interested in joining as a Cub, please add

Drake Explorer Scouts Log Cabin Camp 2016

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Drake Explorer Scout Unit, based in Ifield, spent the weekend at their annual log cabin camp. This year the unit visit Broadstone Warren Scout Campsite. Friday night was spent getting to know the site and the building before the formal start of the weekend. The evening was spent with the members reviewing their D of E awards and planning

West Sussex Launch Event

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On Saturday 16th January, 8 Cubs from 2nd Ifield and 1st Southgate along with 4 leaders attended the West Sussex Launch Event at Out of Bounds to celebrate 100 years of Cubs. During the action packed morning, they took part in numerous high rope activities including the Lightening Crack, Skyscraper, Speed Climbing, Checkerplate, Leap of Faith and Vertical

DM Thomas Foundation Grant – Climbing Wall

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The Group are very pleased to be able to announce that the Gatwick 10K Giveaway granted us £2,000 on 3rd December towards the construction of the climbing wall in the Acorn HQ. This means that we have now received grants to cover half the cost and are waiting to hear from other granting bodies. Our

Lake District Expedition – Explorers and Network

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A party of 21 Explorer Scouts, Network and Leaders spent 10 days in August in the Lake District based on the Scout campsite on the East side of Lake Windermere. The weather started cold and wet but got better the longer we were there. During the period eight Explorer Scouts successfully completed their Duke of

Happy Christmas

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Happy Christmas and Happy New Year from all of the Leadership Team at 2nd Ifield Scout Group. We hope you all have a good break and will see you back in 2015 for more fun, adventure and growth. Please do keep an eye out for updates about our new Scout HQ which will open during

Bisley Scout Shooting

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2nd Ifield Scouts / Drake Explorers have just returned from Bisley Scout Shooting Competition. Over the weekend every members participated in the Main Event's comprising of: 6 yd Air Rifle (standing), 6 yd Air Pistol, 6 yd Air Rifle Reactive Target Knockout and Field Target Air Rifle. There are also additional competitions including a “Summer Biathlon” (a

Scoutshoot Competition

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On Sunday 7th September 2014, 4 members of Crawley District entered "Scoutshoot" an annual event organised by Surrey County Scout Rifle Club at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley. The competition is for all members of the Scout movement over 14 and involves 5 different shooting events. 300m Full Bore 25m Small Bore  (Rimfire) .177 Air Pistol

HQ Opening Postponed

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Unfortunately the builders have not completed as much of the work as anticipated during the Summer months and therefore for Safety reasons we have decided to postpone the opening ceremony on 6th September.  We are obviously all very disappointed that this decision has had to be taken. Please keep an eye out for further updates. Ifield

Water Camp 2014

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2nd Ifield Scouts, Explorers, Network and SAS have just returned from the annual water camp held at Barcombe. The weekend involved kayaking, canoeing, swimming and generally getting wet. It enabled the young people to further improve their paddling skills in order to achieve their BCU awards going forward. Fun was had by all and the weather was excellent (compared to the forecast anyway!). The leaders are now preparing for their third weekend away next weekend with the upcoming group camp at Blacklands Farm which is normally attended by over 100 members and their families. Photos from the weekend can be seen below.

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