What is WS?

WS camps have been held in West Sussex for more than 30 years and feature as a high point in the County Scout and Guide programme. It is an international experience for young people from around the world, joining in a week of activities together including:

Water activities, Abseiling, climbing, Archery, Parascending and other adventurous & challenging activities. Plus cultural activities, sub-camp competitions, musical entertainments, social events, live bands, discos, crafts and even more.

Who Can Join In?

  • West Sussex Guides and Scouts
  • West Sussex Guides Senior Section and Explorer Scouts (under 18’s)
  • Overseas Scout and Guide groups affiliated to WAGGGs or WOSM
  • Adults either as leaders with a unit or as part of the WS support team

Camp News!

  • Message from the WS2017 Activity Team

    Some activities will require specific clothing, please ensure your kit list includes long sleeve tops trousers
    (for water activities) swimming costume, old t-shirt, towel, old trainers or beach shoes
    Blacksmithing (over 14’s only)  – long trousers and long sleeve top (preferably cotton, …

  • West Sussex Leaders meeting Ardingly 22nd June

    West Sussex Leaders Site visit to Ardingly Showground on Thursday 22nd June. Meet 1930hrs in the Robins building finished by 2100hrs. Have an overview of your Sub Camp location, collect your ordered camp free t-shirts to take away for your …

  • Adult Health Forms

    We have been asked the question regarding Adult Camp Health forms. It is requested that adults complete the same form as participants that can be found on the website. This will assist the medical teams if they need treatment. It …

Countdown to WS2017!



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