1st St Leonard’s Forest


1st St Leonard´s Forest Group was formed to serve the young people of a housing estate that was developed during the 1960´s. The Group has strong local connections and has a HQ in the heart of the community.

Camping. hiking and water activities are key elements of an attractive Scouting programme. With a membership at just below 200 the Group provides 2 Sections Beavers, Cubs and Scouts meeting each week during term time.

The Group has a tradition of international activities and greenfield site camping. Older members (14+) have the opportunity of continuing their careers with Pegasus Explorer Unit which meets at the HQ.


Role Name Contact Details
Group Scout Leader:  Graham Clayton gsl1slf@horshamscouts.com / 01403 259278
Assistant Group Scout Leader Richard Grover
Mark Amarasekara
Sue Light
Group Chairperson  Cliff Palmer  1st.slf.chairman@gmail.com
Group Secretary  Gemma Dold  1st.slf.secretary@gmail.com
Group Treasurer  Mark Fidling  mark.fidling@sky.com
Website  www.1SLFscouts.co.uk
Address: 80 Amberley Road
RH12 4LN

Willow Beaver Colony

Beaver Leader
Meeting Time  Tuesday 17:30 – 18:45

Aker Wood Beaver Colony

Beaver Leader Grace Mulligan
Meeting Time  Thursday 17:15 – 18:45

Rudyard Cub Pack

Cub Leader  Mark Amarasekara
Meeting Time  Monday 18:45 – 20:30

Kipling Cub Pack

Cub Leader  Steve Lippe
Meeting Time  Wednesday 18:45 – 20:30

Baden Scout Troop

Scout Leader  Richard Grover
Meeting Times  Tuesday 19:15 – 21:15

Powell Scout Troop

Scout Leader  Don Moyse
Meeting Times  Tuesday 19:15 – 21:15