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!


    We are pleased to announce that the final total of donations to each of our nominated charities for WS2017 Chailey Heritage Dream Centre Appeal & CoCo’s Foundation was a massive  £5011 each – Well Done everyone you have made a huge …

  • Copies of The Daily Prophet – Now Available FREE

    Download you FREE copies of The Daily Prophet WS2017 Camp Newspaper
    WS2017 The Daily Prophet Sunday 6th August
    WS2017 The Daily Prophet Monday 7th August
    WS2017 The Daily Prophet Tuesday 8th August
    WS2017 The Daily Prophet Wednesday 9th August
    WS2017 The Daily Prophet Thursday 10th …

  • Have you seen Hagrid?

    Hagrid has been spotted wandering around the campsite. So far, his
    impressions of the camp have been good and he is having a wonderful time at the
    subcamp of Dumbledore’s army. Please feel free to stop him and grab a cheeky
    picture/selfie with …

Countdown to WS2017!



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