1st Tiger Pack Win District Cub Sports Day 2018

Jul
03

It was a great day at our Annual Cub Sports Competition last Saturday. Well done to all our District Cubs for the efforts they put in on a very hot day. Congratulations to the 1st Tigers who won the whole competition, followed by the 58th and then the 19th. Even the parents , leaders and Young Leaders squeezed in a race for the 1st time! Many thanks to all the judges and helpers who made the event possible, on the day or prepping for it, and to Larkfield school for the use of their sports field. Well done everyone!

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Wingding Cub Camp 2018

Jun
27

Southport District Beavers and Cubs had a fantastic time at Wingdings 2018 in the weekend of 15th June. This Bi-Annual County organised Camp saw 1200 Cubs camping and with the Beaver Scouts visiting on the Saturday there were over 1700 of us at Tawd Vale...fit to bursting. All the Cubs and Beavers went round choosing whatever activity they wanted to do. Southport also did really well in the County Tug of War Competition with 1st Tigers coming fourth, the 19th third and the 62nd second out of 32 teams!

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District Cub Dragonboat Competition 2018

Jun
27

On June 8th it was our Annual District Cub Dragonboat Racing Competition. We had a fantastic night with warm, calm conditions. Over 140 Cubs took part, forming 9 teams that each raced twice with the winners being determined by their fastest times. Congratulations go to the 58th Cubs who won overall, 61st Cubs for achieving 2nd place and, 1 second slower, the 1st Tigers Cubs who came 3rd. Our World Jamboree Scouts provided some side entertainment for the Cubs as part of their fundraising efforts so thank you for supporting them.

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North West Scavenger Hunt 2018

May
18

Last Saturday was the Annual Northwest Region scavenger hunt in Liverpool City Centre in aid of Shelterbox. Hundreds entered from Cub to Explorer age in Teams of 6 and spent over 4 hours going around trying to gain as many points they could from various tasks set them. Some sections from our district joined in the fun and had a great time.

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St.George's Day 2018

Apr
23

It was our St.Georges parade and service yesterday and despite the chilly weather the District had a fantastic turn out....the parade went on for miles! On the way to the Church we were treated to a guard of honour from the fire brigade ( arranged by a Dad from 1st Tigers). During the church service lots of long service awards and Wood Badges were presented to our leaders ( well done Marjorie Kirk on her 50 years service!). Pack of the year was retained by the 58th Cubs so huge congratulations to them! One point behind was 1st Tiger Pack and in third position were the 48th Cubs.

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58th Cubs win District Outdoor Competition 2018

Apr
15

It was our 101st District Outdoor Competition yesterday at Waterside Lodge and we were blessed with fantastic weather. Our Cub Packs entered a team of maximum 6 cubs who rotated round 20 minute bases competing in various skill and fun type activities which included ; First Aid, map work, archery, fire lighting, welly wanging, human hungry hippos, semaphore and pioneering. Congratulations go to the 58th cubs who came 1st with 61 points, the 48th cubs who were 2nd with 59 points and the 1st Tigers who came third with 55 points.

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Southport success at the Great Escape 2018

Mar
28

Southport District had some fantastic results at this year's Great Escape Competition at Tawd Vale, with 1st Lockharts achieving First place and the 48th Scouts coming joint second! .....this was out of 75 teams!
Each team had to navigate around the campsite and take on various challenge bases. The Sun was out but at night it was very cold with -2 temperatures. This meant the Scouts earned a special Tawd Vale badge for camping in sub zero temperatures.

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Young Person's Awards Day 2018

Mar
12

It was the County Young Persons Awards Day on Saturday where some of Southport's Beavers, Cubs and Scouts were presented with their Chief Scout Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards by our County Commissioner. Afterwards they had an official photograph and enjoyed some refreshments and entertainment.
Huge Congratulations to all of our young people for achieving this award, which is the highest they can earn in each age Group. We are very proud of you all!
Many thanks to all of their leaders too for giving them the chance to achieve this and to County for organising a great day!

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Could you be one of our next supporters?

Feb
25

Come and Join our Adventure
Could you be one of our next supporters?
Scouting is a great way to find new adventures and exciting challenges for Kids and Big kids alike, this could be you!

We are currently looking to fill two vacancies :-

1 - Assistant District Commissioner for Scouts ( ADC - Scouts)
2 - District Explorer Scout Commissioner (DESC)

For details of these exciting roles please follow the links below. Next stop Adventure :-

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County Scout Patrol Leader Training Weekend

Feb
05

1st Southport Lockhart Troop sent 4 of their Scouts to represent Southport District at this weekend's County Patrol leaders Training weekend at Waddecar. Lots of activities and fun had by all, including a Night Hike.

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