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CAN YOU INSPIRE?

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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

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

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

Scout Group Gang Show

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The show at Ifield Barn Arts Centre ran from Thursday to Saturday last week, with over 100 Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Explorer Scouts, Scout Network and adult leaders and supporters. All performances were sold out.

Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Scout Network Members are Honored

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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

Gang Show Tickets go on sale

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Rehearsals are now well underway for the Group's Gang Show which will be on 7th, 8th & 9th April at the Ifield Barn Arts Centre. Tickets can now be ordered using the booking form

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

Celebrating Christmas

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The Group attended St Margaret’s Church in Ifield for their Christmas Carol Service with over 150 members and their families filling the church with the sound of carols. The service was lead by Fr Simon and Fr Jamie (Rector and Curate of the Parish) and followed the traditional format of carols and readings. The group chose

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

Remembrance Sunday

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On Remembrance Sunday 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 included prayers, remembering those who had died in wars and for peace, the last post and reveille. The

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

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