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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The London Monopoly Run 2019

On the 13th April four of our Active Support Unit entered, for the first time, The London Monopoly Run joining 1500 Explorer Scouts, Scout Network, Senior Section Girlguiding and their Leaders from all round the country and further afield. The event requires teams of 4-7 members to visiting different locations around London, photographing themselves and …

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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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41st National Scouts Shooting Championships

Over the weekend of Sat 21st and Sun 22nd October 2017, 25 members of 2nd Ifield and Drake ESU took part in the National Scout Shooting Championships at Bisley and shoot against over 700 competitors.  Over what was a very wet and extremely windy weekend the squad came away with 8 medals/trophies including:- Liam S – 1st in Senior …

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Standing Room only for Rememberance Sunday Service

On Remembrance Sunday (13th 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 and wreath laying. The ceremony, with the last post and reveille, included prayers, remembering those who had died in wars and …

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Jamie Keeley receives his Queen’s Scout Awards

On Thursday Tim Taylor, the Deputy County Commissioner for Scouting in West Sussex, came to Ifield Scout headquarters  to present both the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award and the Queen’s Scout Award to Jamie Keeley, who has become a Queen’s Scout, the highest training award in the Scout Movement. In arriving at this Jamie has not …

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