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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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West Sussex Launch Event

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 …

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Jamie Keeley receives his Queen’s Scout Awards

On Thursday Tim Taylor, the Deputy County Commissioner for Scouting in West Sussex, came to Ifield Scout headquarters  to present both the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award and the Queen’s Scout Award to Jamie Keeley, who has become a Queen’s Scout, the highest training award in the Scout Movement. In arriving at this Jamie has not …

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Explorer Scouts are recognised for their achievements

At the county awards ceremony members from our Explorer Scout Unit were presented with their awards by the UK Deputy Youth Commissioner, Jagz Bharth. Hanna Allessendro-Pearse was presented with her Duke of Edinburgh’s Silver Award having completed 6 months at Cub Scouts (volunteering), 3 months developing her kayaking (physical), 6 months at the Capitol Youth Theatre …

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Lake District Expedition – Explorers and Network

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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