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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25th World Scout Jamboree 2023

Every 4 years a World Scout Jamboree is held and the next is to be held in South Korea. Birthday cut-off dates are carefully determined to ensure that every Scout and Explorer has the opportunity to apply for a place…

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Now recruiting locally

Lots of opportunities to help Scouting in your local area within Mid Sussex. Boost your skills while helping young people boost theirs. Take a look at the opportunities available.

Haywards Heath Town Day

Saturday saw Scouting put on the map in Haywards Heath. Beavers, Cubs Scouts, Explorers and other helpers took the opportunity to promote Scouting in Mid Sussex at the Haywards Heath Town Day. Recently purchased feather banners flew, promotional leaflets handed…

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Cubs Raft Races

Today, Cubs from Mid Sussex Scout Groups descended on Southwater Country Park for the Annual raft building and racing on the lake. Groups from Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, and the surrounding villages took part in the races