Paddlesport at Tilgate

Every Wednesday throughout the summer Tilgate Lake was busy with Scouts, Explorers and adults from the Group out Paddlesporting in kayaks and canoes. The evening saw new scouts take on the challenge of learning to paddle somewhere near a straight line to the experienced paddlers working on advance strokes. This year we also saw some …

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Celebration of achievement by Scouts in Ifield

On Thursday 25th April 2019, Scouts in Ifield were joined by Robert Sawyer, the County Commissioner for West Sussex, who presented awards to scouts and leaders. After the presentation of Bronze and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards to young members, he presented the Queen’s Scout Award badges to Adam Bravery, Katie Sexton and Hannah Muller. …

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STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICES

On Remembrance Sunday (11th November) the residents of Ifield, the congregation of St Margaret’s Church and 2nd Ifield (St Margaret’s) Scout Group gathered around the war memorial in Ifield churchyard for two minutes silence, the last post and reveille, wreath laying included prayers, remembering those who had died in wars and for peace. The ceremony at the …

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2nd Ifield River Trip

On Saturday 18th August, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders from 2nd Ifield paddled from Pulborough to Stopham Bridge. Over the summer, a number of the Scouts and Explorers have been working towards their British Canoeing One Star and this river trip forms a part of this training. A few photos of the trip are available below.