On Remembrance Sunday (13th November) the residents of Ifield, the congregation of St Margaret’s Church and 2nd Ifield (St Margaret’s) Scout Group gathered around the war memorial in Ifield churchyard for two minutes silence and wreath laying. The ceremony, with the last post and reveille, included prayers, remembering those who had died in wars and
Cubs from across East and West Sussex gathered at Ardingly at the weekend for Sussex 100, a camp celebrating their section’s centenary. It was the adventure of a lifetime for 2,600 Cub Scouts from across the two counties, running from Friday until today. The weekend of camping, challenge and adventure, held at the South of
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
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
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
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
2nd Ifield has just returned from the Stanford 50th birthday celebration camp and activity day. All sections from within the group attended along with over 200 campers and 350 day visitors from the whole of Crawley District. They were able to take part in numerous activities including climbing, crate stacking, rifle shooting, archery, traversing, laser tag, bungee run, gladiators and a whole lot more! The main activity day then finished with a campfire for over 300 people and professional fireworks display. Fun was had by all that attended and the leaders are now recovering in preparation for water camp and group camp which are over the next two weekends. Some photos of the event are available below although we will upload more over the next few weeks!