40 members from Crawley District including Scouts, Explorers, Network, Scout Active Support, Leaders and Shooting Instructors have recently returned from the National Scout Shooting Competition at Bisley (16th Oct to 18th Oct). This year there were over 800 Scouts partaking in the competition. An impressive number of trophies and medals were won between the Crawley District competitors as listed below. Congratulations to all of those who won awards and keep up the hard work training for future years as we have come a long way in the last few years!
On Sat 10th Oct, Crawley District Cubs held its annual Conker competition at 2nd Ifield Scout HQ, Crawley. Over 20 cubs from 7 packs participated in a fun and enjoyable event. Each Cub had 6 matches against other Cubs with the 4 Cubs with the most points going into a Semi-Final playoff. The eventual winner was …
The Scout Network is the final Scouting section and gives opportunities to 18-25 year olds who have an interest in Scouting, their own personal development and having fun! If you’ve been following us on Facebook and Twitter, you may have heard that the Scout Network is going through some changes to make the Programme even better and accessible to all young adults between the ages of 18-25. We’ve put together this article to break down the changes and to point you to all the information you need to know about the Scout Network reboot.
Congratulations to six scouts from 7th Crawley Scout Troop and seven scouts from 4th Worth Scout Troop who have recently completed their Chief Scout Gold Award. This is the highest award a scout can earn during their time with the troop. To earn the award they must earn six activity or staged activity badges of their choice. They could be badges gained outside of normal meetings or ones they have achieved through the weekly programme. They also have to complete the nine challenge awards.
Congratulations to Liam Spriggs, Harley Raine and Craig Edwards who competed in the annual Surrey Scout Shoot Competition. The competition is for all members of the Scout movement over 14 and involves 5 different shooting events. The weather was kind and the day long with everyone improving their skills and trying different shooting events. The results for Crawley District were excellent, with three members winning awards.