A Year with the COVID-19 Pandemic

A year ago England went into Lockdown due to the COVID-19 virus. Scouting, of course, followed and we all had to stop face to face meetings. Within hours the Explorer Unit organised their first online meeting and didn’t miss a beat with their programme. The other sections followed suit in the following weeks and by …

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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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Kayakers, Shooters, Archers and Climbers!

Activity Instructors! A vital part of Scouting is adventure. All adventurous activities carry a degree of risk, but that risk is minimised through proper supervision. Many Scouting adventures must thus be led by trained permit holders. If you have been involved in archery, climbing, hill walking, shooting, water activities or other adventures you will be …

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