1st Crawley Scout Leader treks solo across Nepal to Everest Base Camp

Andy Hibberd is the Scout Leader at 1st Crawley and below is his account of this exciting expedition at the end of last year. His impressive month-long trek through Nepal took him over a variety of mountainous terrain, across several passes and to Everest Base Camp. Recently he made presentations to the Beaver, Cub and …

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National Scout Shooting Championships 2018 – Bisley

Over the weekend of Fri 19th to Sun 21st Oct over 40 members of Crawley District took part in the 42nd National Scout Shooting Championships at Bisley. The event is held every year and approx. 800 shooters from across the UK take part in a large number of shooting events including: Air Pistol Air Rifle Knockdown Field …

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Mountain Activity Weekend 2018

From Thursday 25th October to Sunday 28th October, 19 Explorer Scouts and 3 Scout Network from across Crawley District were hosted by Drake Explorers at their annual mountain activity weekend staying at a bunk house in Cynwyd, North Wales. Participants spent 3 days walking in the mountains, including Snowdon (the highest peak in North Wales) …

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Three Bridges Scout Group celebrate 60th anniversary

5th Crawley Scout Group, which is based in Gales Place in Three Bridges, has this year been celebrating its 60th anniversary with a number of special events. Saturday 22nd September saw leaders old and new, VIPs, and young people from across the sections of the Group gather for their main celebration event, held at the …

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