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Please see below a message from our District Commissioner, Sid Ludlow (Please click on 'Read More' for the Full message) :-

As Scouts in Southport we make a positive impact in our communities, prepare young people and adults to be active citizens and embrace and contribute to wider social change. We are Proud, Valued and Empowered. We are all about Adventure, Challenge and Fun.

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District Young Person's Awards Day 2018

Nov
26

Many Congratulations go to the 75 Beaver, Cubs and Scouts who were presented with their respective Bronze, Silver and Gold Chief Scout awards at our District Awards Day yesterday. The ceremony was split into two sessions with each being entertained by taking part in campfire songs and watching a video review of our District year, before being presented with their certificates from our District Commissioner. Each Young person will also be sent a photo of their presentation.Well done to everyone that attended and the organisers

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1st Tiger Cub Pack win District Swimming Gala

Nov
14

It was our Cub District Swimming Gala on Saturday 10th November. Many Congratulations go to 1st Southport Tiger Pack who managed the double and won the overall Team event and the Relay trophy! For the team event the 62nd pack came 2nd and third place went to 1st Southport Panthers.
All the cubs swam their hearts out and can be really proud of what they achieved. As usual many thanks go to Formby pool and our leaders/ District Active support unit who judged, scored, organised heats, programmes and certificates. Well done everyone!

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Feast of Lanterns 2018

Oct
15

Huge Congratulations go to our 58th Southport Scout Troop who took part in this weekend's County 'Feast of Lanterns' Competition at Tawd Vale and won the Novice category!
Each Scout Troop that entered had to create a display on the Saturday which was lit up and then judged on the Saturday evening. This was especially well done this year when you consider the wet and stormy weather each team had to battle against. Well done everyone!

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Judges Service at Liverpool Cathedral

Oct
15

Pictures are some of our Scouts and leaders who were invited to represent Southport District, along with Merseyside Scouts, and attend a Service at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral yesterday to mark the beginning of the Legal year. The Service is normally attended by judges, civic leaders, representatives of all aspects of the justice system, the emergency services, the armed forces and full Robes and uniforms are worn.

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58th Cubs win District Indoor Competition 2018

Oct
11

It was our Annual District Cub Indoor Competition last night at Waterside Lodge. Teams of 6 Cubs were numbered off and, when called up, had to compete in a challenge for points against the other cubs from the 10 Cub Packs taking part. The challenges included tying a reef knot in the quickest time, building a pyramid of cups, hopping on the spot, bowling and lots of others. Many Congratulations go to the 58th Cub Pack who won with 143 points. 2nd place went to 1st Tigers with 126 points and in 3rd were 1st Panthers with 122 points.

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Southport Beavers Sports day 2018

Sep
24

Well done to our District Beaver section who held their very first District Sports Day Competition at Waterside Lodge last Saturday.
Lots of fun had by all the Colonies that entered. Congratulations go to the winners, the 1st Southport Willow Beavers. 2nd place went to the 58th Holy Family and 3rd place to the 55th URC. Well done everyone!

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Commando Training for the Cubs and Beavers

Sep
21

Southport District Cubs spent last weekend having a fantastic time at 'Go Commando' in Formby. Approx 150 Cubs and Beavers from various units spent one full day there (some on the Saturday and some on Sunday) taking part in Nerf battles, Boot camp training, First Aid and Firelighting skills, Scavenger hunts, games, assault courses , shelter building , water and mud fights......It was great. Many thanks go to The Go Commando instructors for making the day fun and enjoyable for our Young people and their leaders.

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Parent / Leader Dragonboat Racing 2018

Jul
23

To round off our Scouting Summer, and for a bit of fun, we invited each Scout Group to form a Dragonboat team of Leaders and Parents so we could have a race night with each Group competing against each other. So, last Friday night, 7 teams (140 people) raced in what turned out to be a really fun night. Each team had two races and the winners were decided by the fastest time overall. Congratulations go to the winning team of Explorer / Network leaders and Parents, 2nd place went to the 1st Southport and 3rd to a combined team from the 2nd, 19th and 55th Scout Group.

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Spearhead 2nd in the Explorer Dragnet Competition 2018

Jul
17

Dragnet is not for the faint-hearted. It encompasses at least 35 miles of hiking through open country over 36 hours whilst being chased by 'searchers'. The aim is to make it back to Base Camp closest to 11am Sunday morning with the most lives remaining. You have to be made of strong stuff to even think about applying. 2018 was the first year that Spearhead ESU entered a team into the competition. In the weeks running up to the event our weekly programme had involved map work, navigation, first aid and a day hike to prepare the team with the skills they would need to take part.

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