Explorer Belt

Six members of Crawley Scout Network were presented with their Explorer Belt by Robert Sawyer (West Sussex County Commissioner). This is the first Explorer Belt carried out by a group from the County since 2011 when another Crawley Network team completed it. The team travelled around the Netherlands by bike and canoe, meeting locals and finding about …

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Explorer Belt Expedition – Crawley Scout Network – The Netherlands 2017

Our journey began 1 year ago at a Barbecue at Andrew Eastman’s house. We had thrown around some ideas before then but now fuelled by barbecued beef and beer we discussed and researched some viable options, consulting old guide books, maps, each other and the sagely wisdom of Mr Google. Finally, after much deliberation, we …

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St George’s Day Celebrations

Sunday 22nd April saw members from all the Group in our District join together in Queen’s Square to celebrate Scouting’s patron saint, St George. The procession, lead this year by 2nd Ifield’s large green dragon, took the Scouts through the town centre into the Square. We heard the story of St George as lead by …

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District Youshape Event 2018

On Sunday 15th April, Crawley District Scouts Youth Commissioners ran the first District Youshape event at Stanford Scout Campsite. Over the course of the day, we had just under 50 participants from across Cubs, Scouts and Explorers. It was a shame about the weather but everyone had fun regardless! During the day, the participants got to try a number of activities including Archery, Rifle Shooting, Backwoods Cooking, Fire Lighting, Team Games and a Youth Forum. 

National Scout Shooting Championships 2017 – Bisley

Over the weekend of Fri 20th to Sun 22nd Oct over 40 members of Crawley District took part in the 41st 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 …

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