Category: History

Dominic Leigh

October 2020

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A notable occasion in the rain…. GSL Hilary presents Dominic Leigh with his Diamond Chief Scout Award – it’s the highest a Scout can achieve before the Queen’s Award, and there’s not been one in 1st Sunningdale in living memory.

Dominic Leigh
Festival Flier

June 2020

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During Lockdown we had three Virtual Camps. We had more than 30 families attending each time, with Young People camping out in their back gardens or in dens in their bedroom. There were lots of fun activities and challenges to complete on each of the themes and at the “Sunningbury Festival” we had great musical performances from some very talented Young People.…

Quiz Night

February 2020

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Record numbers attended a Quiz Night at Holy Trinity Church and raised an amazing £2,450 for the group for the hut refurbishment project. Congratulations to the ‘The Villagers’ team on their closely fought win – pictured here with Quiz Master Mickey “Sparkly Jacket” King.…

Sir Julian Crofton Celebration

September 2019

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1st Sunningdale Scout Group gathered in Broomhall Recreation Ground to celebrate the life of Sir Julian Crofton (Group Chair 2003-2018). The oak bench was placed alongside the tree which had been planted 10 years earlier as part of the Centenary Celebration.…

Doug Home

July 2019

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After more than 20 years as both Group Scout Leader and Cub Leader Doug Home finally retired. He was given a tremendous send-off by all the Sections and lots of parents came to thank Doug and Louise for everything they’d done for 1st Sunningdale over the years and wish them well for the future.…

Minibus

May 2018

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1st Sunningdale received a very generous gift of a minibus from Grant Thompson, a previous Group Scout Leader. It was soon put to great use by the Explorers who used it shortly afterwards for a trip to the Mendips.

Minibus
Planting Bulbs

2017

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1st Sunningdale have a history helping in the Community. Over the years all the Sections have helped at the Broomhall Recreation Ground, planting bulbs and raising money at the Sunningdale Carnivals. Here are the Scouts refreshing the flower displays.

Planting Bulbs
Ball Newspaper

March 2015

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We had a Ball at the Berystede Hotel in Sunninghill. It was a wonderful evening and our most successful fundraising event to date.

Ball Newspaper
Leaving at the Airport

August 2014

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At 5am the Scouts left Heathrow for a canoeing trip in Finland. They’d had their first international trip back in 2012 when they attended a Scandinavian Jamboree in Finland. They enjoyed it so much they decided to go back.

Leaving at the Airport
Cold Camping

January 2014

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Braving the elements our intrepid Scouts (& Leaders) attended their first Winter Camp at Gilwell, The Scout Association’s HQ. It’s a fantastic weekend with plenty of outdoor activities and attended by Scout Groups from all over the country. It’s become an annual event and they all come home completely exhausted and extremely muddy!…