STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICES

On Remembrance Sunday (11th 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, the last post and reveille, wreath laying included prayers, remembering those who had died in wars and for peace. The ceremony at the …

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2nd Ifield River Trip

On Saturday 18th August, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders from 2nd Ifield paddled from Pulborough to Stopham Bridge. Over the summer, a number of the Scouts and Explorers have been working towards their British Canoeing One Star and this river trip forms a part of this training. A few photos of the trip are available below.

St George’s Day Celebrations

Sunday 22nd April saw members from the Group join members from the other Scout Groups in the town in Queen’s Square to celebrate Scouting’s patron saint, St George. The procession was lead this year by 2nd Ifield with our cubs processing their dragon through the town centre. We heard the story of St George as …

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41st National Scouts Shooting Championships

Over the weekend of Sat 21st and Sun 22nd October 2017, 25 members of 2nd Ifield and Drake ESU took part in the National Scout Shooting Championships at Bisley and shoot against over 700 competitors.  Over what was a very wet and extremely windy weekend the squad came away with 8 medals/trophies including:- Liam S – 1st in Senior …

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Standing Room only for Rememberance Sunday Service

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 …

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Drake Explorers Summer Expedition 2016

A Party of 20 Scouts from Drake Explorer Scout Unit, Ifield along with some members of the Scout Network have just returned from their summer expedition to Southern Poland. Activities included hill walking in the High Tatra Mountains, cycling in the local countryside where young people were given the opportunity to encounter local culture followed by …

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Queen’s Scouts Honoured

On Thursday 14th April, Irene Orford, County Commissioner for Scouts in West Sussex, awarded two members of Drake Explorer Scouts in Ifield their Queen’s Scouts. Ania Jasko and Sam Lashwood, both who are 17 years old and have been members of 2nd Ifield (St Margaret’s) Scout Group since the age of six, progressing through Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts …

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Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Scout Network Members are Honored

On Sunday 6th March 2016, 11 young people from 2nd Ifield Scout Group were presented with their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, and their Chief Scout Gold and Platinum awards. The awards were presented by Rear Admiral John Lippiett CB CBE DL. Bronze D of E: Alex Foxcroft, Caitlin Pitt, Hannah Muller & Imogen …

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Drake Explorer Scouts Log Cabin Camp 2016

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 …

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