Stanford 60th Anniversary

This weekend we celebrated 60 years of Stanford Scout Camp Site with a day for our Adult Volunteers and their families. The day was full of activities, fun and a tug of war. As the light faded, we gathered around the campfire for some presentations: Scout of the Word Award: …

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District Cub Scout Conker Tournament

We were blessed with a beautiful morning for the Crawley District Cub Conker Competition today; a welcome return to the district calendar of events post Covid. Despite the many demands on time and the wide range of activities which our young people enjoy beyond Scouting, the event was well attended, …

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2nd Ifield Group Camp

Last weekend (2-3 July) saw the return of our Group camp at Blackland Farm with about 90 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network and SASU members along with their families gathered together. Some of the Group’s Scout Active Support Unit (SASU) arrived on the Friday evening to set up camp and …

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St George

St George being the patron saint of Scouting, Scouts see this as an important celebration. 2nd Ifield Scout Group started by joining others throughout the district, county and country in clapping for the carers as Scouts. It is estimated that about 100 members from the group were out on Thursday …

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Coronavirus and Covid-19 (Updated 16/03) – Scouts Cancelled

In line with guidance from the UK government, UK Scouts and West Sussex Scouts, we have made the hard decision that all Section Meetings / Events / Camps / Leader Meetings / District AGM will be suspended until after the Easter Holidays (Monday 20th April 2020) from Tuesday 17th March 2020. …

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2nd Ifield Scout Log Cabin Camp

Over the weekend of 10-12 January 2020, the huge group of 26 Scouts arrived promptly on Friday night. We squeezed into the building and started camp. A quick bit of dinner was followed before early to bed (but not sleep). The next morning we headed out early to do some …

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Young people first: Safeguarding and Safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, we put young people’s safety and wellbeing first. Here's how.