1st Crawley Scout Group Blog

Save the Date: Family Camp 2019

UPDATE! Family Camp has now moved back a week to our usual slot, starting on the Summer Solstice, Friday 21st June until Sunday 23rd June. Family Camp this year is at Stanford camp site...

Operation HQ Success for 1st Crawley

Saturday 18 May saw the Crawley scout groups in action for Operation HQ. Teams had to navigate and hike between the town’s group HQ’s, tackling an ‘incident’ at each hut. At Oak Road we...

Can you help us?

We are always looking for additional help to keep our group running smoothly. From occasionally helping out at weekly meetings or becoming an instructor for adventurous activities to becoming a uniformed leader, everyone’s contribution...

St George’s Day 2019

Sunday 28th April saw the massed Crawley Scout troops march from St Wilfrid’s School to Tilgate Park for the annual St George’s day celebration and picnic. St George is the patron saint of Scouting...

Chief Scout’s Awards

Well done to all the 1st Crawley Beavers and Cubs who received their hard earned Chief Scout’s Bronze and Silver Award tonight. The awards were presented by the Mayor, Carlos Portal Castro in a...

Brecon Beacons Expedition 2018

Just 6 hours after leaving our Oak Road headquarters 23 of us were all safe and warm in the wonderful Tyle Morgrug bunkhouse in South Wales. It had thick stone walls, double glazing, central...

Stanford Appeal

As many of you are aware at some point during the last week of September metal thieves disconnected and stole 150m of high voltage copper cable from Crawley District’s Scouts Campsite, Stanford in Pease...

The Mysterious Long Man

Group Hike #37 The first day of Autumn saw 1st Crawley head out into the hills for the first time after the summer break.  But someone forgot to tell the weather that the seasons...