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Family Walk

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Pictures of our annual Family Walk are now available in our Gallery.

Wappenshaw 2018

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On Saturday 6th January, 4th Worth hosted the annual Crawley District Wappenshaw Competition where local shooters took part in 6 yrd pistol, rifle, prone rifle, biathlon, field target, and archery. It was a well fought competition with the attached photos showing the overall team and individual winner. Over 15 adults/leaders turned up to help. The full

2nd Cub Pack

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An open night to find out about Cub Scouts as part of the plan to open a 2nd Cub Pack.


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Ifield Group Scout Leader Are you a brilliant organiser with great people skills? Do get on equally well with adults and young people? Can you juggle organising a fun day with supporting a new leader? If so, then you would make a great Group Scout Leader for 2nd Ifield, a volunteer manager in Scouting. As Group Scout Leader you will

41st National Scouts Shooting Championships

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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

New Climbing Wall

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The Group are pleased that our new climbing wall was officially opened last Saturday (28th January)to a crowded hall of members, parents and guests The event was chaired by David Clipperton, Chairman of the Scout Group, who thanked all the trusts who had donated to the new wall. Irene Orford, County Commissioner for Scouts in West Sussex,

Standing Room only for Rememberance Sunday Service

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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

Cub Camp 2016

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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

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

Drake Explorers Summer Expedition 2016

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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

Beaver Sleepover 2016

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We held a very successful first joint sleepover with Chestnut and Sycamore Beaver Scout Colonies at Stanford's Scout Campsite with a joint camp fire with Senior Cubs and a visit from Badges the Beaver. Some photos of the event are available below.

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

Queen’s Scouts Honoured

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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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