Squirrels are coming

8th Burgess Hill (St Edwards) plans for Squirrels are moving apace. They have contacted parents of Squirrel aged children on their waiting list (ages 4-6) and plan to start with 10 young people and slowly grow as they all settle…

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Jamboree members at the Scout of England Show

Members of the Mid Sussex Jamboree contingent to the 2023 World Jamboree took the opportunity for fundraising for their trip of a lifetime by running a stand at the South of England show with activities such as a tombola and…

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Go Beavers

On Sunday 12th June, Beavers and their leaders from all across West Sussex descended on Blacklands Guide Centre for a day of fun activities. Several groups from Mid Sussex attended and here are some of the fun activities that took…

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Dragon Boat Racing is back at Arundel

See further down for ‘Young Persons’ Teams’   THE ARUNDEL FESTIVAL DRAGON BOAT RACE IS BACK!!!!!   Hello Everyone It’s a great pleasure to let you know that the Arundel Festival Dragon Boat Race is returning this year! We are…

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Overland Hike

The Overland Hike is a 2-day hike competition often called the “Ultimate Challenge”; it is open to entry to teams of four Scouts or Explorers from East and West Sussex, the route is a secret with teams only aware of…

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How you can help in 2022

Can you help make 2022 the year of the volunteer? With 14 Groups with Beavers, Cubs, and Scout, 5 Explorer Units, Scout Network, and a Young Leader Unit, that is almost 60 sections in the District. We have Leader in…

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Scouter roles

With 4 Scout groups in Burgess Hill, 3 in Haywards Heath, and 7 in the villages in Mid Sussex and 5 Explorer units across the District, there will be a Scout Group or Explorer Scout Unit near you that could…

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Support roles

Every Scout Group has a support structure behind it – the Group Executive committee.  Group Chairs, Treasurers, Secretaries, Committee Members provide the backbone to enable Scouting to take place. With more people working from home several days a week, or…

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Service awards presented

At the recent Mid Sussex Scouts AGM long service awards were presented to members of the District totalling 204 years of service. Special mention must be made of our Co-Presidents, Alec Gaskin and Kenny Butler, who were both awarded Long…

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Young people awards

Scouts and Explorer Scouts from Groups and Units in Mid Sussex were presented with Certificates for Chief Scout and Duke of Edinburgh Awards by Jo Shiner, Chief Constable of Sussex Police at a ceremony at Horsham’s Drill Hall. The Chief…

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