Celebrating success

9th October 2023

Celebrating success

Leaders and young people from across the county gathered at Lower Grange Farm on the weekend for the 105th Annual General Meeting and County Award Presentations.

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who was presented with an award this year.

2023 County Award Winners

Community Project
Winner – 6th / 13th Faversham Beaver Scouts
Highly commended – Bug Motel Building, 5th Sheppey Cubs
Green Champions, 1st West Malling Squirrels

Young Leader of the year
Winner – Emma Smith & Jess Wilmshurst, 8th Deal (Wingham)
Highly commended - Joseph Brown, Oakwood Beavers
Tim Allan, 1st St Peter's Scout Group

Adult leader or Supporter of the Year
Winner – Sarah Fox, 14th Canterbury
Highly commended – Jonathan Pollatos, 12th St John's, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Paul Gladwell, 1st West Malling
Paul Batchelor, 12th St John's Royal Tunbridge Wells
Martina Dickson, 1st Sissinghurst

Growth and Development Award
Winner – 1st West Malling Scout Group

Winner – 'Scouting About', Medway Towns District Team
Highly commended – Stuart Baron
Maidstone West Scout District Media Team

Fundraiser of the Year
Winner – Josh Burke, 3rd Dartford Scout Group
Highly commended – Porchlight sleepover, 24th Bortal Scout Group
1st West Malling Scout Group

Young Person of the Year
Winner - Ewan Adams, Dragon Explorers
Highly commended – Jake Hawkins, Tovil Scout Group

Trustee of the year
Winner – Gill Allan - 1st St Peter's Sea Scout Group
Highly commended – Robin Plane, Maidstone West Scout Group
George Cran, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Scouting in Adversity
Highly commended – Debbie Wright, Oakwood Beavers
Jo Parness, 5th Dover
Sue Souter, 38th/40th Strood Sea Scouts

President's Award

Winner – Sarah Fox – 14th Canterbury


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Youth sections

4-5 years

6-8 years

8-10½ years

10½-14 years

14-18 years

18-25 years

Contact us

Kent County Scout Council
Kent Scouts Activity Centre
Lower Grange Farm
Grange Lane
Maidstone, Kent
ME14 3DA

Telephone: 01622 397070
9am - 5pm Monday to Friday