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 [email protected] / 01403 259278
Assistant Group Scout Leader Richard Grover
Mark Amarasekara
Sue Light
Group Chairperson Cliff Palmer [email protected]
Group Secretary Gemma Dold [email protected]
Group Treasurer Mark Fidling [email protected]
Website www.1slfscouts.co.uk
Address: 80 Amberley Road
RH12 4LN

Willow Beaver Colony

Beaver Leader
Meeting Times Tuesday 17.30 – 18.45

Aker Wood Beaver Colony

Beaver Leader Grace Mulligan
Meeting Times 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 Times 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